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Pointe du Hoc

Pointe du Hoc | Calvados, 14450 Cricqueville-en-Bessin, France
+33 2 31 51 62 00
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Mémorial de Caen Museum Admission and Guided Tour of D-Day Sites from Caen
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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.
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“bomb craters” (132 reviews)
“the cliff” (78 reviews)
“german bunkers” (60 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pointe du Hoc | Calvados, 14450 Cricqueville-en-Bessin, France
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"bomb craters"
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"the cliff"
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"german bunkers"
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"army rangers"
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"gun emplacements"
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"du hoc"
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"omaha beach"
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"amazing site"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great piece of history, gives a good impression of what those men went through on both sides which must of been a living hell

Thank ben g
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This memorial sits on top of a German gun emplacement and block house and demonstrates the bravery against almost impossible odds that U.S. marine faced when scaling the cliffs to take out the Nazi fortifications along the French coast. Be sure to walk through the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a real shame the visitor centre here shuts so early. All the museums managed to stay open until 7pm in April but this place shuts at 5pm in April, despite there being hoards of tourists visiting at 6pm

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Place incredibly accessible from the sea, still some brave men manage to get there during battle rage. You can find a lot of collapsed bunkers around. Ground has a lot of craters created by thousands of shell fired there by allies. Visited in 9/2012.

Thank JaroslavNecas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Rangers scaling the cliffs of Pointe Du Hoc is one of the most imposing images of the D-day landings. The site still bears the scars of the assault, a poignant reminder of the destruction caused by war. It is amazing to think that these...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

No where that I have seen brings home the destruction and violence of the D-Day landings then here. To see so many of the German bunkers still standing, surrounded by massive naval craters, and to realize US Rangers took this place by scaling 90' cliffs,...More

Thank tosl
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to visit after seeing Omaha Beach, but before going to the American Military cemetary. Plenty of parking when we got there. Have to drive between these locations, as it is further than you think! Lots of information to absorb throughout the site. You are...More

Thank Matthew H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have for many years wanted to visit the Normandy landings and especially this place, we were not disappointed in fact only served to respect what these soldiers did even more (if thats ever possible) and could never imagine the heroism and trauma these me...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic site to visit. Information as you walk towards Pointe du Hoc and then you are just hit by the enormity of where you are. There are craters everywhere. My children loved running up and down the smaller ones. The German fortifications were also...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is where American rangers scaled amazing cliffs to take out a German stronghold. The bombardment left amazing huge craters throughou the whole area. Striking views!!

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MWK51
May 1, 2017|
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Response from paulandp0lly | Reviewed this property |
it's fairly flat but entrances to bunkers might be difficult also the paths are not tarmac, they are uneven. the visitor centre would be OK at the entrance for sure
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SHANNON M
March 25, 2017|
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Response from GeorgesTravelling | Reviewed this property |
there is a little museum there but it's open grounds so if you went out of hours you'd still be able to see it, but I'm pritty sure when it is open its open too all
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