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Omaha Beach

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Omaha Beach was the location of one of the most significant moments of fighting in World War II. On June 6th 1944, American troops were given the task of ...  Mere info

Mont Saint Michel

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The slender towers and sky-scraping turrets of the abbey of Mont Saint Michel are one of the classic images of northern France. Rising from flat white sands, ...  Mere info

Mémorial de Caen

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The Mémorial de Caen, a museum and war memorial, is one of the city’s most popular attractions and a must-see for anyone visiting Normandy to pay ...  Mere info

Pegasus Bridge

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Before June 6, 1944 the Bénouville Bridge was simply a way for locals to cross the Canal de Caen quickly and easily. But the Allied troops knew that the ...  Mere info

American Military Cemetery

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The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial may very well be the most visited American military cemetery in the world after Arlington, and with good reason: ...  Mere info

British War Cemetery

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The peaceful Bayeux War Cemetery is the largest of the 18 Commonwealth military cemeteries in Normandy. It contains 4,868 graves of soldiers from the UK and ...  Mere info

Juno Beach Center

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As even those with a passing knowledge of WWII knows, there were several countries involved in the events of D-Day along the coast of Normandy. And as such, ...  Mere info

Pointe du Hoc

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Being the highest point between Omaha and Utah Beaches, the cliffs of Pointe du Hoc was an important location in the Atlantic Wall strategy of defense against ...  Mere info

Utah Beach

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Omaha Beach, with its Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, receives the most visitors looking to learn more about WWII history and pay their respects. But ...  Mere info

Canadian War Cemetery

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The Juno Beach Center is Normandy's only Canadian museum, but there are two locations where Canada's heroes from the Battle of Normandy have been laid to ...  Mere info

Le Havre Cruise Port

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Le Havre is the original transatlantic port between Europe and North America, with luxury cruises and immigrants departing for New York from this historic ...  Mere info

Rouen

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When planning to visit the WWII battle sites in Normandy, many travelers will make a beeline to Bayeux, which is a solid choice for a base from which to ...  Mere info

Sword Beach

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For the historian as well as the curious traveler, the WWII battle sites along the coast of Normandy can be a powerful draw. However, in the interest of time, ...  Mere info

Arromanches-les-Bains

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Arromanches-les-Bains, with a population of just under 600, is a village on the Normandy coast. But this tiny dot on the map has a huge legacy dating back to ...  Mere info

Bayeux Tapestry

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There are few 11th century artworks as famous as the legendary Bayeux Tapestry, which is so well known that it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage ‘Memory of ...  Mere info