Nearby: Famous for its cathedral, its porcelain and lace museum and its very well preserved tapestries, Bayeux is a must on your holiday itinerary. Along the River Aure, you can follow in the footsteps of the craftsmen who made Bayeux prosperous in the Middle Ages. A beautiful market is held here on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The famous monastery hill of Mont St Michel is also worth a trip. History buffs will want to visit the nearby landing beaches, such as Uta Beach or Arromanches, which is particularly impressive in terms of scenery with its extensive sandy beach picturesquely framed by high rocky cliffs..