Activity and Theme Parks

Festyland is an amusement park for younger children located near Caen. It has an historical theme so children will learn about pirates, Vikings, France's golden age of the Belle Epoque and, of course, William the Conqueror and the events of 1066 - without even noticing during all the fun! The attractions include a rollercoaster, circus, waterslides, bumper boats, a medieval castle, two cinemas and a 3D cinema. During the summer there are also live performances bringing to life knights, pirates, Vikings and dinosaurs!


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.

Falaise in Normandy has rich history as the birthplace of William the Conqueror and the battlefield of the WW2 Falaise Pocket battle, and is surrounded by beautiful, peaceful countryside.

Nearby attractions

William the Conqueror built this abbey, along with his wife Mathilda's stunning Abbaye aux Dames (the 'Ladies' Abbey'), as penance to the Church for their marriage.

A gorgeous landscaped park that stretches across 17 hectares of land near the Caen Memorial, the Parc Floral de la Colline aux Oiseaux offers fantastic panoramic views of the city.

The souvenir gardens at the Memorial de Caen began when the Israeli president planted one tree here to symbolise life in 1988.