Chemin de Fer Miniature

Falaise
Normandy
Attractions and places of interest
Activity and Theme Parks

This wonderful, highly detailed model railway opened in 1969 and appeals to all ages. New additions are the lime kiln tour and for children the inflatable 'bouncy' train. There are 15 trains running through various landscapes representing a number of different European countries. Round off your visit with a snack from the fast food bar or a crêpe and glass of cider on the terrace.

Nearby attractions

Falaise, the birthplace of William the Conqueror, is proud of its medieval castle surrounded by imposing walls. Two out of its three towers are typical of the Anglo-Norman style and the third, known as the Talbot Tower, was...

The Mémorial des Civils dans la Guerre, the Memorial of Civilians in Wartime, is a unique new museum looking at the lives of civilians in France under the German Occupation, during the Allied Liberation and in the aftermath of...

Discover more than 600 animals in a 40-acre wooded park. Go through the parrot jungle, see the African plain, the monkey islands, the South American plain, the wolves' territory and the new 'Mountains of Africa', a 40m deep...

The Musée de la Percée du Bocage is dedicated to the soldiers who fought in the Battle of the Hedgerows, especially in the battle around the town of Saint-Martin-des-Besaces.

Places to visit nearby

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.

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.