|The town of Falaise is ideally positioned on the North-South and East-West axes. Undoubtedly this is one of the reasons for which the city was particularly tested by the combat of summer 44. This city where "Beautiful Arlette" would have given rise to the William the Conqueror future, however preserved some sites which took part in re-elected area. The Castle for example, cradle of William the Conqueror, who was built between Xle and Xllle centuries. The large square keep also which date from the reign of Henri 1st Beauclerc and round the tower known as "Talbot Turn" which was built by Philippe Auguste in 1207. Falaise knew a great economic advancement as of Xlle century.