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Caen Mini Guide
The French city of Caen is made extremely accessible to tourists due to Caen Airport, which is conveniently located only 6 km from the city centre. If flying from another country you will find that the airport uses airlines such as Air France and Airliner to bring passengers to the city from other European destinations.
Caen is well known for being founded by William the Conqueror during the 11th century, hence tourists will see a lot of souvenirs dedicated to him.
The city is a good place if you are looking for events and cultural experiences. Throughout the year during almost every month you can find many events such as the International Caen Fair, The Contemporary Music Festival in November and The Caen Marina Fair which takes place every September.
The Normandy Museum is a popular destination for tourists, there you can explore the many exhibitions themed around the city's past and also its more modern history. From the museum you can easily get to the Eglise St Pierre which is another hot spot for visitors. The old church dates back to the 13th century and is still a beautiful sight even after its reconstruction, due to damage during the war.
Those looking to experience the city's shops will find a wide range of products on sale such as toys, organic products, clothing and of course chocolate. Some popular shops include Chocolaterie Temoins on Rue Saint Pierre, Charlotre Corday on Rue Saint Jean chocolate shop, Le Pion Magique which is a toy shop and Caen Stylo on Rue Saint Pierre also but selling a range of gifts and souvenirs.