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Normandy Landing Beaches
Follow the execution of Operation Overlord by following the ‘Circuit du Debarquement’ along Sword, Juno, Gold, Omaha and Utah landing beaches.
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See the remains of the mile long Mulberry Harbour which played a critical role in the landings, plus informative museum and 360° cinema showing film of the events. www.arromanches360.com
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Battle of Normandy Museum, Bayeux
Superb museum, exhibits, documents and photographs from the landings and battles.
Where Allied paratroopers landed early on D-Day to secure the strategically important bridges crossing the River Orne and Caen Canal.
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Pointe du Hoc
One of the best preserved battlefield sites, including gun positions and bunkers.
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Famous tapestry telling the story of William and Harold, plus cathedral and markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The Mémorial de Caen is a very impressive museum and war memorial. It commemorates the Second World War and the Battle for Caen. Three memorial gardens, The American Garden, The British Garden and the Canadian Garden were dedicated to the three main allied nations involved in liberating France. An extension focusing on the Cold War and the search for Peace was opened by President Jacques Chirac in 2002. It comprises neutralized warheads, planes and a fragment of the Wall of Berlin.
- Orientation and presentation
- Tournoi de Sports Local French students will join you for an evening of team games, followed by crepe making and a well deserved drink.
- Battle of Normandy memorial museum
- Pegasus Bridge
- Normandy Landing Beaches
- French film night Choose a classic French film to watch, Amelie, Jean de Florette, Moulin Rouge, Cerano de Bergerac.
- Pointe du Hoc
- Omaha Beach
- The American National Cemetery
- Bayeux tapestry
- French Evening Students are asked to bring French fancy dress for an evening of typical French food and games, including l’escargots competition and a French quiz.