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Daryl picked up our hire car, a black Citroen , and we were off at 130 km ph on the motorway. A very daunting experience for Daryl, driving on the wrong side of the road, toll stations but lucky we had Florence on board telling us where to go!!
We had a break at Le Havre, the port we think our Grandfather's first landed in France during the war. Then we crossed the Seine river via the Pont de Normandie, ...
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... br> On the third day we visited the landing beaches from the second world war. The first beach we went to was Omaha beach and it is where many American, Canadian, English and French soldiers defended Normandy against the German invasion. It was called D.Day or Operation Overlord and the battle was on 6th June 1944. We then went to Pointe Du Hoc which was a point of attack by the US soldiers who scaled the high cliffs. ...
On the first day we travelled to Le Mont Saint Michel, which is an Abbey surrounded by water once the tide is comes in.
We visited the Abbey which has many rooms and is very old.
Today, Sunday we went to see the D-Day landings at Omaha Beach and then Pointe Du Hoc. This ...
... 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.
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed