Throughout December and into early January 2019 two of Bayeux’s most iconic tourist attractions will be combined in one stunning spectacle. The Bayeux Cathedral will host a ‘son et lumière’ show (light and sound) featuring projections of the tapestry onto the cathedral walls. An historical narrative will also form part of the show. Between 1st and 22nd December, it will take place every Saturday evening with sessions at 6pm, 6.30pm, 7pm, 7.30pm and 8pm. From 26th December through to 5th January shows are each Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. The session times remain the same and each performance is limited to 200 people. This is the third year that this event has taken places and it’s free to attend. For those of you visiting Normandy over the Christmas and New period, this is a unique event to attend.

This link shows a video of the event from 2016.

More information in French can be found on this page

For additional pictures of the event, see this link

Bayeux cathedral
A light show will be projected onto the interior walls of Bayeux cathedral


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