Normandy

Normandy Attractions

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Omaha Beach

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 966 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Mont Saint Michel

4.5 star rating: Recommended 616 Reviews

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, ...  Read more

Pegasus Bridge

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

British War Cemetery

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 592 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Pointe du Hoc

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 11 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Utah Beach

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Reviews

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

Airborne Museum

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

The hallowed history of the D-Day landings on the beaches of Normandy draws thousands of visitors a year to this beautiful region of France. Along its ...  Read more

Canadian War Cemetery

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Sword Beach

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

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 ...  Read more

American Military Cemetery

4.5 star rating: Recommended 66 Reviews

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: ...  Read more

Juno Beach Center

4.5 star rating: Recommended 12 Reviews

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, ...  Read more

Bayeux Tapestry

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Honfleur

3 star rating: Worth doing 1 Review

While walking along the Seine in Paris, very few visitors wonder where the river comes from; but those who have visited Honfleur, on the Normandy coast, soon ...  Read more

Abbaye aux Dames

The Abbaye aux Dames in Caen is also known as the Abbey of Sainte-Trinité, or the Holy Trinity Abbey. As one could guess, “Abbaye aux Dames” translates ...  Read more

Abbaye aux Hommes

The Abbaye de Saint Étienne (Saint Stephen's Abbey) in Caen is also known as the Abbaye aux Hommes (Men's Abbey), to distinguish it from the Women's ...  Read more

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