Musée et Jardin du Château de Vendeuvre

Falaise
Normandy
Attractions and places of interest
Landmarks and Historic Buildings

This château houses a fascinating museum with a collection of 800 miniature items of furniture & antiquities. History is brought to life by a series of moving models including a talking 'cook' in the kitchen. In the 'surprise' water gardens discover pretty fountains and fun water games hidden amongst the trees. Festivals include tulip (Apr), iris (May) & rose (Jun).

Nearby attractions

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...

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...

Surrounded by water, this medieval château has been miraculously preserved in its original state. Protected by a group of fortifications, the church and wooden farm buildings are re-grouped in the beautiful courtyard.

In the centre of the village of Camembert, La Maison du Camembert tells the history of this famous French cheese. In the setting of an authentic late 18thC farm you can discover the secrets of inventor Marie Harel & her...

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.

Lisieux in Normandy sits at the heart of the beautiful Pays d'Auge countryside and is the second most visited pilgrimage site in France.

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.