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D-Day Beaches (Plages du Debarquement de la Bataille de Normandie)

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Address: Comite Regional de Tourisme de Normandie | 14 Rue Charles Corbeau, Evreux, 27000, France
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So very moving.

We scheduled a tour from Paris and while the tour company isn't significant, it was worth the time (6am-7pm) to do this. It was probably one of the most humbling and moving... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2017
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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

We scheduled a tour from Paris and while the tour company isn't significant, it was worth the time (6am-7pm) to do this. It was probably one of the most humbling and moving experiences we have ever had. To stand on those beaches where our young men tried desperately to reach shore, to stand at the top of those hills where... More 

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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Whether you're passing through, making this place a stopover or even your destination there are plenty of things to see and do. For obvious reasons it's a busy place with many D-Day tourists making up the bulk of the visitors. There are plenty of bars and restaurants up and down the main streets to keep everyone pretty well fed and... More 

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Reviewed November 1, 2016

The beaches seem to go on forever. Hard to imagine the horror that they once all witnessed - they seem so beautiful and peaceful now (at least in the fall). Really liked the sculpture on Omaha Beach.

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

One of the best things we did on our trip to France. It was very humbling. History came alive. This is such a beautiful area, too.

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Paris, France
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Reviewed September 30, 2016

Lower Normandy is a northern French region bordering the English Channel. It’s known for its rocky coastline of white chalk cliffs, plus World War II D-Day sites like Omaha Beach. The Côte Fleurie (Flower Coast) features the chic seaside resort town of Deauville, with its sandy beach and belle epoque villas. The iconic island of Mont Saint-Michel is topped by... More 

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Morro Bay, California
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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

The vast expanse of Omaha Beach is the same seen in photographs & films over the decades. Terrifying enough. But I have memory of the cliffs leading up to the fortifications & guns above Utah Beach, cliffs the American Rangers had to scale after the German bunkers & artillery had been bombed. The site is pockmarked by craters & damaged... More 

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Reviewed August 18, 2016

We rented a car and did a self guided tour. There are many good guide books out there but we used Rick Steve's Normandy guide which started in Arromanches and headed west. It took us about 7 hours to follow all the recommended stops at Utah and Omaha beaches. If you want to see Gold, Juno and Sword beaches it... More 

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Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

If you are in this area if France it's worth taking the time, we visited Sword, Juno and Gold where we also saw the remains of the Mulberry bridge and the museum at Arramanch. Here you can also see a section of the road that was built to bring supplies from the piers on the harbour. An amazing feat of... More 

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Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Normandie is so much full with ww 2 memoirs...we visited in group of 10 to this plavr, came all the way from Paris..our tour guide was really great, being born during ww2 yrs, she had so much to tell..place is really nice, the beach and memorial cemetery etc...you get great sea food...Great place in North of france, must visit

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Reviewed August 5, 2016

It's 72 years since my father went up Gold Beach and we finally visited the region based at Bayeux. The merchandise in Arromanches shops was embarrassingly crass. Overall I wished I'd not bothered

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