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  • Address: Blvd Fabien Ware, Bayeux, France
  • Admission: Free

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British War Cemetery Tours

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 10 other countries (including Germany, in contrast to the American cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer). Many of the soldiers buried here were never identified, and the headstones are simply marked 'A Soldier Known Unto God'. The bodies of 1,807 other Commonwealth soldiers were never found, and are commemorated on the memorial across the main road.

Bayeux was liberated by the Allies in June 1944 and became the seat of government for France until Paris was liberated. In this time the British built the ring road to enable military vehicles to move around the city and established many military hospitals. Many of those buried in the cemetery are from those hospitals.

Practical Info

The cemetery is on the south-west side of the ring road around the city, near the intersection of Boulevard Fabien Ware and Route du Molay-Littry, opposite the Museum of the Battle of Normandy.

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Private Tour: Normandy Landing Beaches, Battlefields, Museums and Cemeteries from Bayeux, Bayeux, ... 
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Private Tour: Normandy Landing Beaches, Battlefields, Museums and Cemeteries from Bayeux

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 56 Reviews

Take a private tour from Bayeux to Normandy, where you’ll relive the events of the Allied invasion on June 6, 1944 – more famously known as D-Day. You can ...  Read more

Location: Bayeux, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $102.73
Private Tour: Normandy Landing Beaches, Battlefields, Museums and Cemeteries from Caen, Caen, ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Private Tour: Normandy Landing Beaches, Battlefields, Museums and Cemeteries from Caen

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 18 Reviews

Take a private tour from Caen to Normandy, where you’ll explore sites of the Allied invasion on June 6, 1944 – more famously known as D-Day. You can ...  Read more

Location: Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $112.16
Normandy Battlefields Day Trip: Omaha, Sword and the British Airborne Sector, Bayeux, Private ... 
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Normandy Battlefields Day Trip: Omaha, Sword and the British Airborne Sector

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Retrace the first days of the Battle of Normandy on this World War II battlefields tour from Bayeux. Visit important WWII sites including Pointe du Hoc, Omaha ...  Read more

Location: Bayeux, France
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $118.93
Normandy Battlefields Tour - Sword Beach and the British Airborne Sector, Bayeux, Historical & ... 
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Normandy Battlefields Tour - Sword Beach and the British Airborne Sector

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Explore the Normandy battlefields with a guide on this 5-hour tour, and learn of the struggles that took place here during World War II. Offering a sensitive ...  Read more

Location: Bayeux, France
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $83.25
Le Havre Shore Excursion: Private Day Tour of the Juno Beach Center, Canadian Cemetery and Abbey ... 
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Le Havre Shore Excursion: Private Day Tour of the Juno Beach Center, Canadian Cemetery and Abbey d'Ardenne

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While your ship is in Le Havre, trace the story of the 1944 D-Day landings by Canadian forces on this private full-day shore excursion. Led by your guide, ...  Read more

Location: Le Havre, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $132.68
Private Tour: Bayeux Sightseeing and Caen Day Trip from Bayeux, Bayeux, Ports of Call Tours
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Private Tour: Bayeux Sightseeing and Caen Day Trip from Bayeux

Let a private guide introduce you to Normandy’s fascinating history on a full-day private tour of Bayeux and Caen. Start by exploring Bayeux's medieval ...  Read more

Location: Bayeux, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $102.73
Private Tour: Caen Sightseeing and Bayeux Day Trip from Caen, Caen, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Private Tour: Caen Sightseeing and Bayeux Day Trip from Caen

Delve into the history of Normandy on a full-day private tour of Bayeux and Caen. Enter Bayeux Cathedral, see the famous Bayeux Tapestry at Bayeux Tapestry ...  Read more

Location: Caen, France
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $112.16

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