Château de Fontaine Henry

Caen
Normandy
Landmarks and Historic Buildings

Halfway between Caen and the D-Day Landing beaches, this château overlooks a lush green valley. Its spectacular roofs sit above a richly carved façade and there are guided tours of the furnished interior with its paintings, objets d'art and antique games.

Places to visit nearby

Caen, in Normandy, is one of the oldest university towns in France. Bustling with activity, it is a vibrant and attractive city on the River Orne.

Bayeux in Normandy is a beautiful medieval city, brimming with history, and is the home of the famous Bayeux Tapestry.

Deauville in Normandy is a glamorous town on the Côte Fleurie ('flowery coast'), famous for horse racing and its international cultural festivals.

Nearby attractions

A moving and peaceful memorial to those Canadian soldiers who lost their lives at Juno Beach and in the days following the D-Day Landings.

This museum is devoted to the history of radar during WW2 and is based at the former Douvres-la-Délivrande observation station.

This museum is the only one on the D-Day Landing Beaches to be dedicated entirely to the role played by Canadian troops in the Second World War.