Bayeux & the D-DAY Landing Beaches
Bayeux, medieval capital of Bessin and first city of France freed in June, 1944, strategic place between landing beaches and Caen.
To visit: the Tapestry of Queen Mathilde (classified in the UNESCO world heritage), the Cathedral Notre-Dame, the Memorial museum of the Battle of Normandy meadows of the Cemetery Britanique, the Charles de Gaulle museum …
In Caen the Memorial for the Peace, two magnificent Abbeys: Abbaye aux Hommes and Abbaye aux Dames.
A few minutes away from Bayeux, along the coast you can visit the artificial port of Arromanches and his two museums (museum of the D.Day and the circular cinema), the Battery of Long on sea, the American Cemetery of Omaha Beach, the point of Hoc..
A little farther you will find saint Mère Église’s village, world-famous, town of Honfleur and finally the Mont Saint-Michel: the marvel of the marvels.