Translated from French-France Bleu Normandie (Calvados - Orne) identified on France Bleu Normandie is one of the general radio stations of the France Bleu network of Radio France. Its service area is Calvados and Orne. Succeeding FR3 radio-Normandie, founded in 1976, regional radio broadcast throughout Normandy and installed in Caen, it began broadcasting in 1986 under the name "Radio France Normandie Caen".
Caen is a port city and capital of Calvados department in northern France's Normandy region. Its center features the Château de Caen, a circa-1060 castle built by William the Conqueror. It stands on a hill flanked by the Romanesque abbeys of Saint-Étienne and Sainte-Trinité, which both date from the same period. The multimedia Mémorial museum is devoted to World War II, the 1944 Battle of Normandy and the Cold War.
France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is also renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Lascaux?s ancient cave drawings, Lyon?s Roman theater and the vast Palace of Versailles attest to its rich history.