BAYEUX

Tapisserie de Bayeux

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Tapisserie de Bayeux

13 bis rue Nesmond

14400 BAYEUX

Phone : 02 31 51 25 50

Fax : 02 31 51 25 59

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  • Normandy Quality Tourism

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  • Normandy Sites and Monuments Club
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    Average time60 minutes -
    Further informationGuided tour of the tapestry with headphones available in F, GB, D, NL, I, E, DK, RUS, N, S, J, C, CZ and Hebrew for adults and in F or GB for school children: 20min. Last visit 1hr10 before closing, or 45min for tapestry alone. -

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    Minimum number of people 20
    The Bayeux Tapestry is a unique, exceptional 11th century masterpiece that has been listed on the Unesco Memory of the World register since 2007. The tapestry is nearly 70 meters long and depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England by William, Duke of Normandy, in 1066. The tapestry features over 600 embroidered characters, 200 horses, some forty ships and several hundred animals and figures from mythology. The tapestry was hidden numerous times to save it from destruction and still has plenty of secrets to reveal, 900 years after its creation.

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    Environment : In the town centre