Ideas for holidays, weekends and trips in Vire and its surroundings
There is much to do and see in Vire and the surrounding towns. Why not visit the Chapel on the Vire, a neo-Gothic church which is the site of many pilgrimages. Enjoy the country-side nearby and take a walk along the towpath. The region is proud of its connection to the infamous William the Conqueror and he and his wife Matilda are both buried in Caen – make some time during your stay at the Campanile Vire to visit the Men's Abbey and Women's Abbey for a day. Discover some of the Norman-style churches the region has to offer, including the much-admired Bayeux Cathedral, whose tapestry commemorating the Norman Conquest is a Unesco World Heritage monument. If you're visiting this part of the Normandy region, it's also worth spending some time in the beautiful Botanical Gardens of Bayeux. These date back to 1864. There are also plenty of events to keep you entertained: entertained: horse-racing events such as the Dukes of Normandy Grand Prix happen all year round and are always popular with locals and visitors alike. The Christmas season in Caen is also worth noting – markets, parades and the lighting up of many castles make it a magical time of year. The Hotel Restaurant Campanile Virewill ensure your stay is as enjoyable and hassle-free as possible.