Bayeux Points of Interest and Places to Visit


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Omaha Beach

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2092 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 1262 Reviews

The medieval island village of Mont Saint-Michel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, sits right off France’s Atlantic coast at the mouth of the Couesnon River. ...  Read more

American Military Cemetery

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 126 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

British War Cemetery

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 94 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 25 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

Juno Beach Center

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 23 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

Utah Beach

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 23 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 7 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 3 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


5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

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 ...  Read more

Bayeux Tapestry

4.5 star rating: Recommended 6 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

Sword Beach

4.5 star rating: Recommended 5 Reviews

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


4.5 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

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

Ardenne Abbey

If you're traveling from Caen to Bayeux on your way to WWII sites, you may pass by a fairly new-looking church in the small village of ...  Read more

Bayeux Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame de Bayeux)

A National Monument of France and one of Bayeaux’s most eye-catching monuments, the Bayeux Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame de Bayeux) is best known as the ...  Read more

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