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The best time to visit Caen is during the warmer months of June through August. During this time, temperatures get as high as 25°C (77°F) with plenty of sunshine and clear skies. The atmosphere is bustling with events, culture, and attractions that are just waiting to be explored.
Caen, France is best enjoyed over several days. Its iconic attractions are sure to delight and its many activities provide something for everyone. With its beautiful scenery and cuisine, the city offers something to do during all seasons. Spending two to three days in Caen is a great way to get a taste of all the city has to offer.
Caen is an incredibly walkable city. Cycling is also a popular way to get around due to the city's flat terrain, network of cycle routes and bicycle rental services. Public transport is affordable and reliable, with buses and trams that travel to all corners of the city. Alternately, taxi services are also available to take you where you need to go quickly and conveniently.
Take the kids for a float down the Orne River and admire the beautiful town of Caen from a unique vantage point. Head to the Memorial of Caen: a museum dedicated to World War II, as well as the history of the Battle of Normandy and the ability to explore a British and German tank. To end your day in Caen, take the kids to the beautiful Abbey of St-Etienne - an 11th century monastery featuring exhibitions and a rare nearby ancient garden.