You'll want to get your vacation started after arriving by train and picking up a rental car at Caen rail station is the perfect way to kick off your tour. There isn't a more versatile method of transportation out there; having a personal vehicle will enable you to go wherever you want at your own pace and direction! Avoid the troubles of taxi cabs and buses and grant yourself a chance to explore in freedom and comfort as you cruise the northern coast of France in style and privacy! Check out our travel tips page on driving in France, book your ideal vehicle, and you'll be ready to get the most out of your time abroad with all the best Caen attractions.
You won't want to miss out on the many attractions offered in and near this historic city. The Battle of Normandy still has a significant history in the area, and many of the nearby attractions reflect that memory. One attraction to add to the agenda is Caen Memorial Museum. This museum is dedicated to World War II, and inside are numerous exhibits that reflect both the triumphs and failures of the war. Chateau de Caen is a castle built by William the Conqueror in 1060, with further additions by Henry 1, his son. The castle sits above the city center, and is one of the oldest buildings in the area. There is a beautiful garden on the grounds and plenty of historical artifacts inside. Musee des Beaux Arts is a delightful museum that presents 15th to 21st century art to life. The Maison des Quatrans is one of two prewar buildings that still remain in the city today. Also add a visit to Abbaye aux Hommes, where William the Conqueror was buried, to the agenda. The former church is an amazing sight to see and easily accessible with your rental car at Caen rail station!
Choices in hotels near Caen rail station are numerous. One visitor favorite is the Adagio Caen Central Apartments. This is a great spot for business and leisure travelers alike. Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, cable TV, large rooms and more. Another top choice among the best hotel deals in Europe is the Best Western Moderne, offering wireless internet, cable TV, a daily breakfast, and more. Other hotels in the area include Ivan Vautier, Hotel Astrid, and Hotel Bristol.
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Location: Caen is located 75 miles east of Cherbourg and 147 miles west of Paris.