Places of Interest

Canadian Cemetery - Beny sur Mer

Sitting among the maple trees, the Canadian Cemetery at Beny sur Mer is the resting place of 2048 graves.  These young men gave their all on D Day and the early part of The Normandy...

read more
Cherbourg

Originally a little fishing village, Cherbourg developed into the historic port by Vauban. It is the first place many visitors see on arriving in France. Visit La Cite de la Mer and wonder at all the...

read more
Courseulles sur Mer

The Regina Rifles, 3rd Canadian Infantry Division and tanks from the 1st Hussars landed here on D Day.  Their objective was to capture the town and push inland.  “A” Company,...

read more
Falaise

Falaise was extensively damaged during the Battle of Normandy before being liberated by the Canadian soldiers.  To the east of Falaise is where “The closing of the Falaise...

read more
Giverny

Giverny is where Claude Monet lived for more than 40 years. Visit the house and garden that he created.There are many highlights especially the House itself, the Water Garden and Japanese...

read more
Gold Beach

Gold Beach was one of the two landing beaches in the British sector under Operation Overlord on D Day 6th June 1944. Landing here was the 50th Infantry Division, led by the 231st and 69th Brigades...

read more
  • omaha beach sand
  • beach cemetery
  • occupation bunker
Photographs 1 & 3 taken by Dave Vickers, Photocoordinates