Hop in your rental car in Bayeux, France, and start your journey through history! The area now known as Bayeux has been settled for over two millennia, giving the city a diverse history that spans multiple cultures. Renting a car in Bayeux will let you explore the coast at your own pace and lets you spend as much time as you like with the Bayeux Tapestry. This artifact dates back to the 11th Century and is over 200 feet long! Auto Europe offers several pick up locations and a large rental car fleet, so finding a car rental in Bayeux is both economical and easy.
Renting a car in Bayeux, France will allow visitors to explore the rich history of Normandy. Settled by Romans, the city of Bayeux served as a gateway to the Roman Empire. Even though the city was destroyed countless times by Vikings, pirates, and marauders, some artifacts have survived. Among the most prized artifacts is the Bayeux Tapestry, an embroidered cloth that chronicles the Norman conquest of what is now the United Kingdom. Questions about driving in Bayeux? Our driving information page should provide answers.
Normandy is a famous part of Europe largely due to the historic WWII beach invasion, codenamed Operation Overlord, better known as D-Day. France boasts some of the finest architecture, food, and tourist attractions in Europe and the city of Bayeux. From the Normandy coast, you could rent a car and drive to Bayeux, your destination, but it is more common for people to take the train in and then rent a car once you reach Bayeux. A tour guide is indeed helpful. Bayeux is a great little town with its own unique character, but it is going to be more of a resting spot as you visit surrounding areas by car from the access roads at Bayeux.
Bayeux, a quaint little community is a fabulous place to visit if you are into architecture. Just four miles from the coast of Normandy, this little city survived the ravages of World War 2 and is still filled with classical beauty. The paramount architectural structure to visit is the Bayeux Cathedral which is literally the center of the community and you could spend days viewing the intricate stone work and art in this enthralling Cathedral. The city brings in many tourists and historians as well as WWII veterans. They come on the anniversary of D-Day to honor their fellow fallen soldiers. Be certain to go to the tapestry shops as well because Bayeux Tapestry is some of the most beautiful and sought after in the world. Even simply spending the day walking around the community is quite a delight, seeing very old buildings and all with an old town feel.
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