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Normandy Sights

Hôtel d'Escoville

  • Pl. St-Pierre Map It
  • Caen
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 04/07/2014

Fodor's Review

A good place to begin exploring Caen is the Hôtel d'Escoville, a stately mansion in the city center built by wealthy merchant Nicolas Le Valois d'Escoville in the 1530s. The building was badly damaged during the war but has since been restored; the austere facade conceals an elaborate inner courtyard, reflecting the Italian influence on early Renaissance Norman architecture. The onsite city tourist office is an excellent resource.

Sight Information

Address:

Pl. St-Pierre, Caen, 14000, France

Map It

Phone:

/02–31–27–14–14-Tourist Office

Updated 04/07/2014

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