Caen Tourism

Visit Caen - Best of Caen

This city is the capital city of lower Normandy and is located in North – West France; just 10 Km from coast line. Caen is one of those cities which were destructed during World War 2, after getting demolished, in 1950s and 1960s it was rebuilt again. Resurrected after a devastating war, Caen delights its visitors like a risen Phoenix. Its historical monuments, informative museums and plush shopping centres are on every traveller's itinerary. Needless to say, Caen is one of the most beautiful destinations of North-western France.

Taste the delectable French cuisine, admire the variety of roses in La Colline Aux Oiseaux and have a sip of adventure at the Parc Festyland- Caen has it all!

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Facts and Stats for Caen*

  • Pollution Statistics in Caen

    Know the pollution level of Caen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 8.33 (Very Low)
  • Caen: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Caen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Caen.

    • Burglary and Theft 15 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 20 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35 (Low)
    • Attacks 45 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 40 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35 (Low)
  • Living in Caen - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 65.63 (High)
    • Climate Index 89.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 10.46 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 90.28 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Caen

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Caen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.32 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 106.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 106.79 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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