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Ranked #1 of 459 attractions in Normandy
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Category: Cemeteries; Cultural
Owner description: Overlooking Omaha Beach, the launching point of the U.S. invasion of Normandy, this cemetery contains the graves of 9,386... more » Owner description: Overlooking Omaha Beach, the launching point of the U.S. invasion of Normandy, this cemetery contains the graves of 9,386 American soldiers who died at Normandy and a touching memorial to another 1,557 whose bodies were never recovered. « less
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Ranked #2 of 459 attractions in Normandy
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Ranked #3 of 459 attractions in Normandy
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Ranked #4 of 459 attractions in Normandy
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Ranked #5 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; History Museums; Museums
A memorial to the first British soldiers to arrive in Normandy who captured the Pegasus Bridge from the Nazis.
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Ranked #6 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Historic Sites; Outdoors
Owner description: The location of the site where a group of American soldiers undertook the nearly impossible task of climbing massive cliffs... more » Owner description: The location of the site where a group of American soldiers undertook the nearly impossible task of climbing massive cliffs with little equipment during the American invasion of Normandy in 1944. « less
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Omaha Beach (Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer)
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Ranked #7 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Owner description: This historic beach was the primary point of landing on June 6, 1944, for the entry of American forces into World War II and... more » Owner description: This historic beach was the primary point of landing on June 6, 1944, for the entry of American forces into World War II and saw some of the most intense fighting in the entire war. « less
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Ranked #8 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Zoos/Aquariums
These beautiful gardens inspired Impressionist Claude Monet's most famous work.
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Musee Airborne (Sainte-Mere-Eglise)
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Ranked #9 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Museums
Owner description: In its 50 years of existence the Airborne museum has become the biggest museum in Europe dedicated to the American... more » Owner description: In its 50 years of existence the Airborne museum has become the biggest museum in Europe dedicated to the American paratroopers of the 82nd and 101st airborne divisions engaged in Normandy as part of Operation Overlord in June 1944. It is located in the heart of Sainte-Mère- Eglise, in front of the clock tower from which John Steele remained suspended for several hours.The museum offers a tour which will help you understand and experience the events of D-Day as well as those of the Battle of Normandy. You’ll see genuine memorabilia donated by American veterans, four aeroplanes which took part in the action and a film retracing the steps of the paratroopers in the area. « less
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Ranked #10 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Battlefields; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #11 of 459 attractions in Normandy
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Category: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Art Museums; History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: This museum houses the famous Bayeux Tapestry, a 70-m long piece of embroidery that graphically tells the story of the 1066... more » Owner description: This museum houses the famous Bayeux Tapestry, a 70-m long piece of embroidery that graphically tells the story of the 1066 Battle of Hastings.Listed UNESCO Memory of the World. Duration of visit about 1h30. « less
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Utah Beach D-Day Museum (Sainte-Marie-du-Mont)
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Ranked #12 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Battlefields; Historic Sites; History Museums; Military Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located in the Parc Naturel Régional des Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin, the "Madeleine" beach went into history a Tuesday... more » Owner description: Located in the Parc Naturel Régional des Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin, the "Madeleine" beach went into history a Tuesday of June 1944.67 years after, the Utah Beach Landing Museum invites you to walk along paths of our liberators. « less
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Ranked #13 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
This stunning Gothic structure is considered by some to be the town's most important architectural landmark.
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Ranked #14 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: The cathedral of Notre-Dame in Bayeux is an impressive building, a mix of Romanesque in the 11th century crypt and glorious... more » Owner description: The cathedral of Notre-Dame in Bayeux is an impressive building, a mix of Romanesque in the 11th century crypt and glorious Gothic in the 13th-century nave. In the 11th century after the Conquest of England by Duke William of Normandy in 1066, ties with England were strong. You'll see a reference to the turbulent past above the south transept portal where sculpted scenes show the life of Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury who was assassinated in Canterbury Cathedral on the orders of King Henry II of England. The Bayeux Tapestry was kept here from the 11th to the 18th centuries, probably displayed for the first time on the day the cathedral was consecrated in 1077 in the presence of William the Conqueror. « less
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Le Vieux Bassin (Honfleur)
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Ranked #15 of 459 attractions in Normandy
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Ranked #16 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Cemeteries; Cultural

The Ranville War Cemetery is located in Normandy , France and holds the remains of 2,235 British Commonwealth World War II solders,  322 German soldiers and one dog.  Paradog Glen... more »

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Remains Mulberry Harbour (Arromanches-les-Bains)
Ranked #17 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Juno Beach Centre (Courseulles-sur-Mer)
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Ranked #18 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Monuments/ Statues; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Canadian World War II memorial museum features interactive animations and a dramatic eight-foot bronze sculpture entitled... more » Owner description: Canadian World War II memorial museum features interactive animations and a dramatic eight-foot bronze sculpture entitled "Remembrance and Renewal." « less
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Pegasus Bridge (Ranville)
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Ranked #19 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Bridges; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: A recreation of the original bridge captured by the British from the Nazis towards the end of World War II, located on the... more » Owner description: A recreation of the original bridge captured by the British from the Nazis towards the end of World War II, located on the grounds of the Pegasus Memorial. « less
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Ranked #20 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Cemeteries; Cultural

The Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery is a cemetery containing predominantly Canadian soldiers killed during the D-Day assault on Juno Beach and the early stages of the Battle of... more »

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Ranked #21 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Architectural Buildings; Castles; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Performances; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Owner description: The Benedictine Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel is one of the most remarkable examples of mediaeval religious and military... more » Owner description: The Benedictine Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel is one of the most remarkable examples of mediaeval religious and military architecture and was one of Christianity's most important pilgrimage sites from the 8th to the 18th century.The Abbey comprises a superb ensemble of clerical buildings including the abbey church, the cloister, the refectory, the monks' ambulatory and the gardens of what has been known as the ""Merveille"" (Marvel) since the 12th century. In summer, the Abbaye du Mont-Saint-Michel is best seen in all its splendour after sunset during the special “sons et lumières"" shows. Designated world heritage site by UNESCO. Open:> 2nd May to 31st August: from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.> 1st September to 30th April: from 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Last admission 1 hr before closing time. Closed:> 1st January, 1st May and 25 December. Admission fees: Adults : 9€; Concessions (18 to 25) = 5,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups « less
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Ranked #22 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
This famous 15th-century cathedral is the largest surviving wooden church in France.
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Funiculaire (Le Treport)
Ranked #23 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Transportation; Other
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Longues Battery (Longues-sur-Mer)
Ranked #24 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Military Museums; Museums

Longues-sur-Mer is the only coastal defence battery on the Landing Beaches to be classed as a “Historical Monument”. A major construction in the Atlantic Wall, this battery had an... more »

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Ranked #25 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Cemeteries; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #26 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Le Phare de Gatteville (Gatteville-le-Phare)
Ranked #27 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 459 attractions in Normandy
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Ranked #29 of 459 attractions in Normandy
Category: History Museums; Military Museums; Museums
Owner description: From the origins of the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Mémorial de Caen tells you the story of the XXth... more » Owner description: From the origins of the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Mémorial de Caen tells you the story of the XXth century. « less
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Ranked #30 of 459 attractions in Normandy
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