Visit the German Battery at Longues-sur-Mer in Normandy

German Gun at Longues-sur-Mer

The Batterie allemande near Bayeux in Normandy is a well-preserved German coastal defense battery with four guns used on D-Day still in place. Longues-sur-Mer on the coast of Normandy near Arromanches and Bayeux has the only German coastal defense battery classified as an historic monument on the D-Day landing beaches. The British and French navies … Read more

Visit La Pointe du Hoc in Normandy

La Pointe du Hoc in Normandy

The capture of Pointe du Hoc by US Rangers was one of the most heroic acts on D-Day. The bomb-scarred terrain and battery are open to visitors. The cliff top German gun battery at Pointe du Hoc was one of the prime Allied targets at the start of D-Day on June 6, 1944. US Rangers … Read more

Visit the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

Headstones in the Normandy American Cemetery

The US Military Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer above Omaha Beach is the largest allied war cemetery in Normandy, France. The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer in France is with 9,387 graves the largest of the allied military cemeteries in Normandy. The memorial site overlooks Omaha landing beach where so many soldiers died on D-Day. … Read more

See the Arromanches 360° Movie and Mulberry Harbor

Arromanches 360° Cinema in Normandy

The Arromanches 360° cinema is a popular introduction to touring the D-Day landing beaches. The belvedere gives excellent free views of the Mulberries. The Arromanches 360° Cinéma Circulaire is a circular cinema showing archive footage from the D-Day landings and the Battle of Normandy that followed. It is not a museum and visitors will learn … Read more