Date: 16 Nov 2021, 6:30pm - 7:30pm GMT+10 Melbourne
Transport yourself to the famous region of Normandy and visit picturesque Caen, a town enriched with history, nature and gastronomy. Following the success of the online event “Bordeaux vient à vous”, we are delighted to invite you to the next destination of our virtual tour of France: Caen.
Embark on an exciting trip to Caen in Normandy, in the north-west of France. Located only 2 hours from Paris by train, Caen is a must-see destination for your next trip to France. In partnership with Caen Tourism Board, discover the charming sights in the lush countryside and by the sea, and don't forget to explore and enjoy the local cuisine!
Uncover the rich history of Caen and discover William the Conqueror, the Battle of Hastings and the significant role played by French and Australian soldiers in partnership during the Second World War. Olivier Pizzimenti from the WWII Memorial Museum will join us to talk about the landing beaches and the involvement of the Australian soldiers for the freedom of France.
📅 Tuesday 16 November
🕕 6.30 PM - 7.30 PM
🎤 Hosted by AFM | Guests: Florence Nikolic (Caen Tourism Board) and Olivier Pizzimenti (Caen Memorial Museum)
💬 In English