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Legallais is the first company in Normandy to win the label "Great Place To Work"

Legallais is the first company in Normandy to win the label "Great Place To Work"

4 - 03/01/2020
Awarded in 2018 by the Great Place To Work label where it was ranked 16th, Legallais the company specialized in hardware and tools has the well-being of its employees coded in its DNA. A source of pride for its 971 employees and its director Philippe Nantermoz, as well as for the city of Caen.   An exemplary development Created...
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The great war reporter Patrick Chauvel sets up his archives at the Caen Memorial

The great war reporter Patrick Chauvel sets up his archives at the Caen Memorial

4 - 05/11/2019
After travelling the world for 50 years, photographer Patrick Chauvel bequeaths to the Caen Memorial a photographic collection of 380,000 archival images and 1,000 hours of film devoted to the great conflicts of post-1945. On the warpath This grandson of a diplomat, son of a great reporter at AFP and Le Figaro, was raised in...
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A magic wind blows on on Caen with the pub Moon & Sons, inspired by the universe of Harry Potter

A magic wind blows on on Caen with the pub Moon & Sons, inspired by the universe of Harry Potter

4 - 15/10/2019
After three weeks of work and a wave of the magic wand, Dolly's is getting a new look with the brand new Moon & Sons pub. A family affair that will make the people of Caen happy! Fantasy in Caen In downtown Caen, Colette Taylor has owned Dolly's tea parlor for 26 years. Her daughter Elise and Justin, her magician...
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In Bayeux, the Hotel du Doyen exhibits a tapestry on the theme of Game of Thrones until December 31st 2019

In Bayeux, the Hotel du Doyen exhibits a tapestry on the theme of Game of Thrones until December 31st 2019

4 - 13/09/2019
The frozen hearts of fans of the series adapted from the work of George RR Martin should warm up. If winter seems to drag on, like the slogan Winter is coming, and the eight incredible seasons of Game of Thrones have left a taste of ash and blood and an abyssal lack, addicts passing through the Calvados will be able to relive the...
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In Caen, the shop C& Choux is a treat for young and old

In Caen, the shop C& Choux is a treat for young and old

4 - 12/09/2019
Do you know how to puff a choux pastry like they do in Caen? It's a piece of cake for Anthony who knows how to roll the dough in his workshop/shop C& Choux. This temple of gluttony has been pampering the taste buds of Caen locals for over 6 years.   Choux pastry in all shapes and sizes Judging by the interruptions...
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For the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Normandy, the cavalry will parade at Montormel

For the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Normandy, the cavalry will parade at Montormel

4 - 02/07/2019
The association "Living History of the German Cavalry" revives a little-known episode of the Battle of Normandy by paying homage to the horses used by the German army. We often imagine the Wehrmacht as being the fully motorized. But its structural problems of oil supply led it to use horses heavily during the war. Horse...
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In Calvados, Mondeville schedules festivities all summer long to celebrate the 75th anniversary of D-Day

In Calvados, Mondeville schedules festivities all summer long to celebrate the 75th anniversary of D-Day

4 - 26/06/2019
From June 3 to August 31, 2019, the municipality of Mondeville celebrates peace. The Védie quarry, the refuge of the population at the height of the bombing of the summer of '44, is unveiled to the public on June 15.   A region caught in a whirlwind The Caen region has been in the spotlight since the kick-off...
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A Sherman tank decorated by Jef Aérosol will be exposed in July 2019 in front of the Caen Memorial

A Sherman tank decorated by Jef Aérosol will be exposed in July 2019 in front of the Caen Memorial

4 - 08/06/2019
As part of the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings and the Battle of Normandy, a Sherman tank decorated by the street-artist Jef Aérosol, becomes a work of art in tribute to the victims of war. Made available by the Ministry of the Armies, this old armored vehicle bore the stigmata of the battles with its bullet holes...
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World War II veteran Jim Radford makes a buzz on the Amazon platform with his folk ballad "The Shores of Normandy"

World War II veteran Jim Radford makes a buzz on the Amazon platform with his folk ballad "The Shores of Normandy"

4 - 04/06/2019
Nothing to do with "The Ballade de Jim" by French singer Alain Souchon. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the ballad of singer Jim Radford, British folk composer, is a tidal wave on the Internet.     "You who enter, leave all hope" He is 90 today but his memory is intact and...
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D-1: from June 5th to 6th, D-Day celebrations will set Calvados abuzz

D-1: from June 5th to 6th, D-Day celebrations will set Calvados abuzz

4 - 03/06/2019
Commemorations for the 75th anniversary of D-Day are imminent and the entire Normandy region is on the bridge to celebrate this duty of remembrance. The city of Caen is at the heart of the peace arrangements with the arrival on 5 June 2019 of Emmanuel Macron.   Highlights of the memorial marathon Everything starts on...
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