A date imprinted into most history students' minds is 1066, the year of the Norman Conquest. In a tour to Normandy you can trace the development of the Norman conquest of England and better understand the life of William. You may also include a visit to the Battle of Hastings site in the UK.
- Abbaye aux Dames
Contains the tomb of William's wife Mathilde.
- Abbaye aux Hommes
Contains William's tomb.
- Bayeux Tapestry
The world famous tapestry which recounts the story of the conquest.
- Ducal Castle
One of the largest medieval castles in Europe.
- Falaise Castle
Where William was born, and now home to an audio-visual exhibition of the Anglo-Norman story.
- Notre Dame Cathedral
Built on William's orders.