Places of Interest

Camembert

Camembert world famous because of its cheese. The cheese was first made around 1790 by Marie Harel and some nearby farms still use her original method.http://www.camembert-aoc.org/Please contact us...

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Canadian Cemetery - Beny sur Mer

Sitting among the maple trees, the Canadian Cemetery at Beny sur Mer is the resting place of 2048 graves.  These young men gave their all on D Day and the early part of The Normandy...

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Cherbourg

Originally a little fishing village, Cherbourg developed into the historic port by Vauban. It is the first place many visitors see on arriving in France. Visit La Cite de la Mer and wonder at all the...

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Courseulles sur Mer

The Regina Rifles, 3rd Canadian Infantry Division and tanks from the 1st Hussars landed here on D Day.  Their objective was to capture the town and push inland.  “A” Company,...

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Falaise

Falaise was extensively damaged during the Battle of Normandy before being liberated by the Canadian soldiers.  To the east of Falaise is where “The closing of the Falaise...

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Giverny

Giverny is where Claude Monet lived for more than 40 years. Visit the house and garden that he created.There are many highlights especially the House itself, the Water Garden and Japanese...

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  • omaha beach sand
  • beach cemetery
  • occupation bunker
Photographs 1 & 3 taken by Dave Vickers, Photocoordinates