Caen Airport is situated in the lower Normandy region of France, Caen is popular with tourists for a variety of reasons. There are those who wish to see the famous abbeys, castles and cathedrals along with Caens vibrant array of shops, bars and restaurants; and there are those who come to pay homage to the war memorials, and the Normandy beaches. Both aspects are there to be explored. Car hire in Caen Airport is recommended as it opens up opportunities to see popular sites of Norman history like Bayeux. Hiring a car in Caen also allows you to tour the Normandy region as a whole which is steeped in history due to its geographical position.