Pierre & Vacances Residence Omaha Beach
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... The hot dogs were cool, because instead of a bun, the hot dog was surrounded with a baguette! It was amazing!!! Then we went back to Omaha Beach, and walked through the cemetery for a little while. While we were there, we heard the bells chime the National Anthem. It was neat. We are now on our way to Paris and our hotel, where we will be staying until Wednesday, I think. We are having so much fun! Cheers, Meredith, Esq. ...
We decided to stay another day and night in Normandy to do some justice to the region besides its sad 20th century history (and probably because we are now actively trying to delay the impending end of our trip!). Unfortunately, it began hosing down with rain late Sunday evening and was still going well into Monday. Therefore, we had a late start on Monday after lunch and headed out to a cider farm called Les ...
... specific and would only talk about what happened on that spot. The museum was well done and gave a good overview of what happed in all places. They also had a short film to watch with real footage from WWII.
After the museum we drove to the famous Omaha Beach, one of the American landing sites. The les Braves monument caught the eye but otherwise Omaha is just a very long beach. It is ...
... high cliffs. The Germans thought they were safe as they thought that the cliffs would bring them and easy view to attack. There are five main beaches code named Utah, Omaha, Juno, Gold and Sword that stretch along the Normandy coastline.
We also visited the Overlord Museum that explained what happened leading up to the battle as well as how the battle was fought and won.
... 12 miles away.
From there, we went to the WWII Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, overlooking Omaha beach. You enter first through a museum with an incredible exhibit outlining the war leading up to D-Day, the events of D-Day in 3-hour increments, cases with possessions of US Soldiers, and a video with details on the day as well as memories from family and loved ones of some of the soldiers, excerpts from letters they wrote home, and other personal information ...