Manoir De La Riviere Bed and Breakfast

, Gefosse-Fontenay, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 14230, France | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Gefosse-Fontenay

November 23rd - Normandy Beaches

A travel blog entry by emmaandrohan


... get a grasp on what took place. Our last stop was an American war cemetery. Here we were able to see movies with some war footage but mostly about the soldiers, putting some faces and life stories to the men and women who had died here. It was all well done, not too graphic for our kids but enough not to glorify war.

We walked through the cemetery which was pretty powerful to see so many crosses, rows and rows. The kids all noticed the precision with which each row of crosses had ...

The Battle of Normandy

A travel blog entry by barbo


... and streets near the beaches are still named after the units that fought there. We went to “360 Film – Normandy’s 100 days”, in a circular cinema which showed on 9 screens, unpublished archive footage retracing the 100days of the raging Battle of Normandy which ended when the Allies crossed the River Seine on August 19th, 1944. Paris was liberated on August 25 and Germany surrendered on May 8, 1945. The statistics are ...

Bayeux - Where else would you land?

A travel blog entry by parkdel


Travelling north, Del suggested we stay in the small town of Bayeux and it was an inspired choice! Bayeux is situated 10 km from the D Day landing beaches of WW11 and was the only town in the area that was not damaged or destroyed during the subsequent fighting.

What we drove into was a lovely town which maintained its beautiful village architecture of small winding streets, full of shops and a number of restaurants and pubs.

The whole focus of ...

First 24 Hours

A travel blog entry by t-todd


... So I did. I stumbled through some parts of it. Some words/pronunciations were new to me, but Xavier helped me through it. It took longer than I'm sure she's used to, since it also acted as a language exercise for me, but Esther didn't seem to mind. In fact, she seemed quite happy with the whole situation.

I "la bised" both girls goodnight, but I messed up when I did Esther. She laughed and thought it was funny. I'm sure she thinks she landed herself a strange and silly au pair.


The Normandy Coast of France

A travel blog entry by jennigeoff


... be Arromanches where Churchill’s’ plan for a floating harbour for the forces was put into place. Many old ships were sunk to make a breakwater, concrete barriers were floated across the channel and sunk into position and a network of floating ‘roads’ was put in place to bring the supplies ashore. All this was completed in twelve days after the D-Day landings, but all premade in England. The small D-Day museum here had a wonderful display about how this was ...


This B&B, located on , Gefosse-Fontenay, is near Pointe du Hoc, Utah Beach D-Day Museum, Utah Beach, and Maisy Battery.
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