Visit Caen in the Calvados department (Normandy region) of France: tourist Market days in Caen: weekly market: Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday. Caen, Sunday Morning, st Pierre Pl Courtonne. Caen, Thursday This time they have taken their inspiration from the rural markets of Gascony. Caen is one of those places over which many fret on it pronunciation. For the record, it's “cong”, as in Lough Cong but with a distinctly nasal.