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#1 of 7 things to do in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
Stunning, breathtaking, peaceful, overwhelming: it was such an experience walking through the memorial building, listening to all those names.
To fully appreciate this sacred place I recommend 1) watching the first 30 minutes of Saving Private Ryan and 2) visit Omaha Beach beforehand so you can better understand what the soldiers faced on that fateful mo...
#2 of 7 things to do in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
... all the beaches and would recommend this to anyone who’s interested in the war but the Omaha beach memorial and cemetery was breathtaking how it’s looked after and been presented is unreal while we visited was...
Again been here before, beautiful beach and amazing sculptures, while we were there this time there were parties from America with tour guides one lady was excellent at explaining what when ton and the way it was...
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#3 of 7 things to do in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
... back during the war...so humbling and so blessed to be able to visit - the American Cemetery and Omaha Beach Museum and gift shop are nearby (within 10 minutes)...when we left we drove along the beach on the w...
The most poignant is the one of the American marine pulling his injured buddy to safety...treat yourself to a piece of monumental history and visit beautiful Normandy...Ken Smith my veteran stepfather and Ken Cook...
#4 of 7 things to do in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
... speaking tour (which is free) of the cemetery itself ... Our tour guide was warm and approachable and very knowledgeable, and it made for a wonderful overview of the battles and the memorial and the cemetery.
The museum focuses on the US contribution to the invasion in Normandy and the landing at Omaha beach where ~2000 US soldiers died the first day (June 6, 1944).
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Musee D-Day Omaha

Vierville-sur-Mer 1.7 mi away
#1 of 3 things to do in Vierville-sur-Mer
... stayed in our motorhome at a campsite at the back of here well worth the visit some great history in the area it cost us €16 for a family of 4 to enter the campsite also has direct beach access to the Omaha beach
This is an incredible private collection of all sorts of weaponry, materiel, uniforms, and other gems.

Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach

Colleville-sur-Mer 1.3 mi away
#3 of 9 things to do in Colleville-sur-Mer
One of the finest museums in its field thanks to its unique collection of ww2 vehicles both German and allied, its superb location at the heart of sector Omaha beach with the impressive American cemetery as well a...
Also the museum is very close to Omaha Beach as well as the American Cemetery so it is easy to include in your itinerary.
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Pointe du Hoc

Cricqueville-en-Bessin 5.3 mi away
#1 of 1 things to do in Cricqueville-en-Bessin
The bravery and sacrifice of these US soldiers is emotional and the site emphasises the courage - the cliffs are perilous but the Rangers, at great cost, took the headlands.
However the three, stand-out destinations in Normandy are Omaha Beach, Pegasus Bridge and Pointe du Hoc because of the extraordinary skill and bravery of large numbers of men under the most intense pressure.
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Cimetiere Americain de Colleville-sur-Mer

Colleville-sur-Mer 1.2 mi away
#1 of 9 things to do in Colleville-sur-Mer
Magnificent cemetery, memorial and visitor centre in the shadows of Omaha beach, poignant and sensitive, superbly laid out and maintained, paying homage to nearly 10,000 American soldiers and their exploits during...
The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial is a World War II cemetery and memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, that honors American troops who died in Europe during World War II managed by the American Battle Monument...
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Normandy Visitors Center

Colleville-sur-Mer 1.3 mi away
#2 of 9 things to do in Colleville-sur-Mer
Each one depicting separate tales of events or individual stories of sacrifice, bravery and courage defying anything you can imagine.
A family appropriate educational center to help us remember this part of history and those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms.

Pointe Du Hoc Memorial

Saint Pierre du Mont 5.6 mi away
#1 of 3 things to do in Saint Pierre du Mont
The World War II Pointe du Hoc Ranger Monument is located on a cliff that overlooks Omaha Beach, France.
Amazing place that really makes the sacrifice these men made hit square home!
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Marche Criee en Port-en-Bessin

Port-en-Bessin-Huppain 5.8 mi away
#1 of 5 things to do in Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
But the true appeal of Port-en-Bessin and what draws us back is the fact that it is definitely an authentic, bustling fishing village with a very active port.
Calm and picuresque little fishing village, ideal for arly morning waks by the sea.
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#4 of 9 things to do in Colleville-sur-Mer
The Omaha Beach memorial is one of many amazing symbols of the commitment and sacrifice that soldiers of the US, UK and Canadian militaries made on June 6, 1941.
The Memorial to the 1st Infantry is on a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach and pays tribute to the brave men who made the ultimate sacrifice.
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National Guard Monument Memorial

Vierville-sur-Mer 1.3 mi away
#3 of 3 things to do in Vierville-sur-Mer
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Croix de Guerre 5th Engineer Special Brigade

Colleville-sur-Mer 1.5 mi away
#6 of 9 things to do in Colleville-sur-Mer
The monument to the 5th Engineers sits above Omaha Beach and is a poignant reminder of the many brave men who made the ultimate sacrifice on D-Day.
Take the time to walk down and see the memorial to the 1st Infantry Division and the Fifth Engineers.