The Men’s Abbey of Caen

The capital abbey in Caen

Founded in 1063 by William the Conqueror to make amends for a marriage not approved by the Church, the Men’s Abbey of Caen is the charm of the city.

The Norman architecture of the Men’s Abbey in Caen

It now houses the Town Hall and is located in the heart of the center of Caen.

It has resisted all wars and it is in its church that one can pay homage to the tomb of its creator, William the Conqueror.