Tour :THE LANDING BEACHES and BAYEUX
Pointe du Hoc
An impressive site where the landscape was modified by aerial and coastal bombings. It was the site of the 2nd US Rangers Division's successful, but costly. The heroic rangers had to climb up the cliff 100 foot high. There target was the German artillery battery on the top of the cliff.
It was at Omaha Beach, on June 6, 1944, that one of the deadliest battles during DDay occured. 34 000 of the famous 1st and 29th Infantry Divisions landed on this beach on DDay. At the end of this day, Omaha became "Bloody Omaha"
The American military cemetery in Colleville sur mer
Overlooking Omaha beach, this impressive place with 9387 graves of American soldiers who came from the other site of the Atlantic Ocean to liberate Western Europe
Lunch in Port en Bessin or near Omaha Beach
Longues sur mer
The only german artillery battery which has still the guns
Arromanches : Discovery of the remains of the artificial port
Bayeux : guided tour of the Bayeux Cathedral and a discovery of the famous Tapestry.
Follow the tracks of William the Conqueror when he invaded England in 1066 through the Battle of Hastings.
He became the first Norman King of England.