Follow your professional guide, Dominique Eudier, for a guided tour of Alençon, a very charming city with a rich heritage.
If you have seen all the major sites in Normandy, it is time now to discover new places, off the beaten tracks and start your trip with a guided visit of the main town of the Orne county in Normandy: Alençon!
- Alençon has been famous since the 17th century for its needle point lace that you can see in the Fine Art and Lace museum;
- Alençon is the birthplace of Thérèse Martin, one of the most famous saints in the world, better known under the name Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus and the holy face. You will learn that Teresa is not from Lisieux…but from Alençon!
With your professional guide you will do a 2 hours walking tour of the city to see the major monuments, the Saint Leonard district, the historical centre, the hidden beauties and visit the famous basilica Notre-Dame, (only a professional guide is allowed to guide you in a historical monument).