- The Ivan Vautier Hotel Restaurant Spa in Normandy
- Private driver to visit the Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy
- Transport by van to visit Château-Gaillard
- Luxury car rental in Paris to go to Normandy
The Ivan Vautier Hotel Restaurant Spa in Normandy
Description of the hotel
Located in the heart of the Calvados region in Normandy, in Caen, the Hotel Restaurant Spa Ivan Vautier is ideal whether for tourist destinations or business trips. Near the city center, it is a Zen, daring and very refined place. Renowned five-star hotel, the entire establishment is 100% non-smoking and has free Wi-Fi. It has four suites, two family rooms and nineteen classified rooms spread over two floors. They are all air conditioned, soundproofed and spacious. Some of them are accessible to people with reduced mobility. For your comfort, each room is equipped with :
- air conditioning with individual thermostat,
- double glazing,
- sitting area,
- DVD player,
- flat-screen LCD TV with satellite channels,
- individual safe,
- courtesy tray and bathroom with hairdryer,
- magnifying mirror, bathrobe and slippers.
The gourmet restaurant of Sandrine and Ivan Vautier “Le Pressoir” was recently renovated with a contemporary and elegant style. It is open for lunch or dinner with fine French cuisine made with fresh products and accompanied by wines from a wide variety of vintages. It offers a buffet breakfast including homemade jams and local cheeses, fruit juices and yogurts. You can also relax on the furnished terrace or in the garden in peace. For your business meeting or banquet, the hotel provides meeting rooms.
In the hotel’s famous SPA, you can enjoy :
- the Hammam,
- the Sauna,
- an invigorating Jacuzzi for two,
- a relaxing Jacuzzi for four,
- a hydromassage shower and a treatment cabin.
Experienced beauticians offer facial and body treatments. You can also discover the hotel shop which sells regional gastronomic specialties and local products to visitors. The hotel has free secure parking and a bicycle garage. Room service, concierge, reception and cash desk are open 24 hours a day. Pets are allowed at an additional cost.
Why stay at the Hotel Restaurant Spa Ivan Vautier in Normandy ?
The hotel is known for its impeccable service and for its discreet and caring staff. He makes every effort to ensure that customers are satisfied with their stay. For parents with small children, the hotel provides a babysitting service. For those who need to get away from it all, the Hotel Restaurant Spa Ivan Vautier is located a few minutes from the port of Ouistreham and close to the most famous tourist sites in the city of Caen such as the :
- Caen Memorial,
- Michel stadium of Ornano,
- city’s Exhibition Center,
- Zenith of Caen,
- Prairie circuit,
- botanical gardens of Bayeux,
- Men’s Abbey,
- Saint Etienne Church and Church of Vieux Saint Sauveur.
In the surrounding area you can do various activities such as golf, jogging, tennis or a walk on the beach. To discover Normandy your way, do not hesitate to ask us for a car transfer service for Normandy.
Private driver to visit the Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy
Located in the first major city liberated the day after the Normandy landings, the Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy is near the British military cemetery. In a medieval city located on the Aure river, it is one of the three museums managed by the town of Bayeux and telling the history of the city.
Chronological tours of events
At the gateway to the D-Day landing beaches, this museum offers chronological tours of events that took place during the summer of 1944, in particular the course of the seventy-seven days of fighting in the Battle of Normandy from June 7 to August 29, 1944. A visit to the place is ideal for history buffs. The duration of the guided tour varies between thirty minutes and an hour and a half.
You can even watch a twenty-five minute film about the story of the end of the Great War and a giant diorama. It not only pays tribute to the soldiers but also to the geniuses of men. Many period materials and objects are on display, such as war correspondents and Allied aviation. You can put yourself in the shoes of the civilians of the time or discover the Resistance and De Gaulle.
Space dedicated to De Gaulle
In the space dedicated to De Gaulle, you can listen to one of his speeches, notably that of June 14, 1944 making Bayeux the administrative capital of France until the liberation of Paris on August 25. In principle, the normal price is € 7.50, but with a reduction for children under ten and school groups. And this year, the museum opens its doors to you every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. A boutique and an uncovered picnic area are available on site. The museum also provides coach parking for its visitors. If you want to have a car at your service, we offer it with professionally trained drivers.
Transport by van to visit Château-Gaillard
Enjoy a sumptuous panoramic view over the Seine valley
Located in a former small fishing village, the Château de Richard Coeur de Lion was built by the Duke of England and Duke of Normandy between 1196 and 1198. Under siege during the assaults of Philippe Auguste in 1204, the fortress was taken over by the English during the Hundred Years War before being abandoned in the face of artillery advances. In Andelys, between Paris and Rouen, from the castle, you can enjoy a sumptuous panoramic view over the Seine valley and especially the town of Petit-Andely. Being the symbol of Franco-English rivalry, a visit to this ruined fortress allows you to familiarize yourself with the English and French kings.
The castle’s Gothic garden and the medieval ramparts
You can also stroll through the castle’s Gothic garden and explore the medieval ramparts. Over time, the Château de Richard Coeur de Lion has inspired English Romantics, Impressionist painters, poets and contemporary writers. It opens its doors to visitors this year from March 30 to November 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Access to the outside of the castle is free. However, entry to the interior of the castle is chargeable. For those who come with the family, play areas have been set up there. A shop is there for those who wish to buy souvenirs. Self-guided tours or guided tours lasting sixty minutes are offered by the team. After its minutes of discovery, you can take the opportunity to rest on the banks of the Seine. With our shuttle service, you will be able to make so many historical and tourist visits.
Luxury car rental in Paris to go to Normandy
The Normandy region is located in the northern part of France. It has places that are worth visiting, such as the Claude Monet Foundation or the Notre Dame Cathedral in Rouen. It should be noted that Normandy is 210 km from CDG Airport and 185 km from Orly Airport.