Travel Blogs from Bayeux, France

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Cars and Witches Hats, D-Day Beaches, Bayeux, France travel blog

Cars and Witches Hats, D-Day Beaches

A travel blog entry by catters

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An early start and it was time to start driving on the wrong side of the road. With the wrong side of the road came all the predicatble problems, widow wipers when you want indicators, reaching for the door when you want the gear stick and hitting ...

D-Day Beaches, Bayeux, France travel blog

D-Day Beaches

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... corner of the cemetery, people stopping, turning to the flag, and putting their hands over their hearts. In the middle of France. In our pictures, you'll notice smiles. But my smile belies the truth. In actuality, I was completely emotionally ...

Monet's Garden & World War 2 Beaches., Bayeux, France travel blog

Monet's Garden & World War 2 Beaches.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Sunday is the craziest day to be on the road in France. We learnt this to our detriment recently, trying to sightsee amongst the teeming throngs of weekend French families. We set off first to see Monet's garden, not all that far from Paris and ...

Normandy Beaches and Bayeux, Bayeux, France travel blog

Normandy Beaches and Bayeux

A travel blog entry by jannettek

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... plainer, as though of a more frugal society.   We have no plan in mind. We are just following the coast of France north. We enter Granville. From here we can see back across the bay back to Mont Saint Michel.  The harbour is filled ...

pin for Bayuex, Bayeux, France travel blog

pin for Bayuex

A travel blog entry by tmcclurg

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D-Day Beaches - Day 1, Bayeux, France travel blog

D-Day Beaches - Day 1

A travel blog entry by jcharwell

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Jul 10, 2010, Bayeux, France travel blog

Jul 10, 2010

A travel blog entry by mviglianco

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All Day Train Ride to Bayeux, Normandy., Bayeux, France travel blog

All Day Train Ride to Bayeux, Normandy.

A travel blog entry by erinkats

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... You may have noticed it has not rained on many of our sightseeing days, only travel days. Rain is forecasted for our time in Bayeux, but we're hoping for the best. Once in Bayeux, we dropped our things off at the hotel and immediately left for ...

Mar 18, 2012, Bayeux, France travel blog

Mar 18, 2012

A travel blog entry by sd42france

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Normandy, Bayeux, France travel blog

Normandy

A travel blog entry by heatherthewhyte

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Made it after a long train ride to Bayeux, Normandy, France. The weather was unusually cool but a welcome break from the heat of the last few weeks. The town itself is lovely with lots of midevil architechture. Also went on a full day tour of the D-Day ...

Omelettes and the Bayeux Tapestry, Bayeux, France travel blog

Omelettes and the Bayeux Tapestry

A travel blog entry by meridithabroad

Today we drove to Normandy. We saw the Bayeux Tapestry today, and tomorrow we'll go to the D-Day Beaches. The Bayeux Tapestry is amazing, it has lasted almost a thousand years after being used in several unusual ways, such as a wagon cover. The museum ...

D-day, Bayeux, France travel blog

D-day

A travel blog entry by wells2008

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... to have missed it by so little, but pleased with our great day of exploring Normandy, we headed for our B&B in Bayeux.   Our B&B for tonight was another recommendation by Alistair Sawday on his website. The real selling point for us was ...

The D-Day Beaches., Bayeux, France travel blog

The D-Day Beaches.

A travel blog entry by erinkats

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... . We had quite a while before the bus back to Bayuex, so found a bench and just watched the tourists. We didn't get back to Bayeux till 8pm. We didn't feel like looking around for a restaurant, so we went to one of the first ones we crossed. it as a ...

Normandy, Bayeux, France travel blog

Normandy

A travel blog entry by pgraves77

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... As I slept, the second leg of my journey was coming to an end. If Italy was a wild fanfare of color and movement, France was a measured waltz of elegant beauty. It is a country that I came to love not for the uniformed boulevards of Paris, but ...

bonjour from Bayeux, Bayeux, France travel blog

bonjour from Bayeux

A travel blog entry by tk2014

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... contrast to ol' Paris. The most fascinating part of the area though is definitely the D-day beaches (about 20 minute drive from Bayeux's historic cathedral and city centre). We were lucky enough to go on a tour of the beaches yesterday which will be an ...

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A travel blog entry by sd42france

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A Taste of Normandy, Bayeux, France travel blog

A Taste of Normandy

A travel blog entry by dig_swashb

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... the same population as Bastogne, and has a very similar feel to the town.   It took a while longer to get to Bayeux than I thought, mainly because I pulled a stupid and forgot to verify which station to leave from.  I went first to Gare du ...

Normandy and Easter Sunday, Bayeux, France travel blog

Normandy and Easter Sunday

A travel blog entry by hithere52

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... hotel.  If we got there in time, we would check out what we could and then head to the D-Day beaches and the Bayeux Tapestry on Saturday.  From previous calculations, we figured the drive to Mont St. Michel would take about 4 and a half ...

Bayeux: The epic midnight hike, Bayeux, France travel blog

Bayeux: The epic midnight hike

A travel blog entry by dabassisst

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I got off the train in good spirits and quickly found a sign pointing in the direction of "Operation Overlord: Landing Beaches". Well, the retard that installed these signs led me through a 2km stroll ending up where I began. After fuming for a minute, I ...

Calvados, Bayeaux, France travel blog

Calvados

A travel blog entry by elspeth

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Welcome to Normandy, Bayeux, France travel blog

Welcome to Normandy

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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We arrived and found a hotel directly across from the train station which was only 30 euro. Sinceit was cheap and close, we decided to give it a go. The room was cheap because it was shabby; lino floors, scabby looking ...

Omaha-Utah-Sword-Juno-Gold, Bayeux, France travel blog

Omaha-Utah-Sword-Juno-Gold

A travel blog entry by rohanandchris

hey guys-- well, if everything in France is closed on Sundays, some places are not. Yesterday, we did manage to find a museum open; it was the Museum on the Battle of Normandy, which took place from June 6th - Middle of August, 1944. It was a really ...

D day tour, Bayeux, France travel blog

D day tour

A travel blog entry by ryancanadian

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From Bayeux you can choose from a few tours.. ours was incredible (though the heat is getting to us!!) The tour took us to these 5 locations: 1) Arromanches: a museum right on Gold beach explains the assault and even more interestingly the engineering ...

Normandy, Bayeux, France travel blog

Normandy

A travel blog entry by grasimps

... cemetary was a haunting reminder of what happened on DDay. We rerouted our trip due to the world cup and we are now going through France and Spain; and then on to Italy; possibly the world cup if we get tickets; then to Greece and back up through ...

Mont St. Michel, France., Bayeux, France travel blog

Mont St. Michel, France.

A travel blog entry by erinkats

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... crispy on the outside, covered in a savory champagne sauce. The dessert was on par with the previous chocolate fondants we have had in France. Little did we know, this dinner would be the first of the drastic change in our French dining ...

Bayeux, Normandy Region - Blue Sky and Baguettes, Bayeux, France travel blog

Bayeux, Normandy Region - Blue Sky and Baguettes

A travel blog entry by thetembas

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... lured into the first Starbucks we had seen since leaving Seattle. After that refreshing break we went on to Bayeux, a small town in Normandy region, on the coast of France. We chose this spot for a few reasons. The first is that we were interested in the ...

Mr Bean goes to Normandy, Bayeux, France travel blog

Mr Bean goes to Normandy

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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... this way we could see the beach and a couple of museums. In the meantime we decided to see the remainder of Bayeux’s sights. First and foremost; The Bayeux Tapestry, a 70m long tapestry depicting the conquest of England by William the Conqueror. ...

All day in Bayeaux, Bayeux, France travel blog

All day in Bayeaux

A travel blog entry by qegs_normandy

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Today we have seen the famous tapestry depicting the Norman invasion of England in 1066. We still lost. Harold lost his eye again. We have also visited the British War Cemetery and the local market, offering ample opportunity for the pupils to use their ...

Omaha Beach, Taps, and Mussels, Bayeux, France travel blog

Omaha Beach, Taps, and Mussels

A travel blog entry by meridithabroad

Today we went to the D-Day Beaches. First, we went to Arromanches and saw the museum dedicated to the sixth of June. Then, we went to Omaha Beach and the Americcan Cemetery. We watched the flag be lowered while "Taps" was played. We also visited Point du ...

En route to France, Bayeux, France travel blog

En route to France

A travel blog entry by janice

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... We immediately drove through Paris and the French countryside to Normandy where we were going to spend two nights at the Hotel d'Argouges in Bayeux. Mom says, "We saw lots of sheep. All the houses look the same -- old. There's very little graffiti, no ...

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