Chateau de Flottemanville
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... stopped at 0 degrees longitude, because that was interesting. We had missed standing on the Greenwich mean line in London, so we found it using the GPS. After that we had a laugh with the GPS slaughtering the French language. Then we went to a D-Day memorial, that was really educational. Afterward we went to our hotel and went swimming at an outdoor ...
... the coast passing through numerous other towns that had seen some heavy fighting during the war. As we were trying to answer the kids questions about why we all can’t live in peace without wars, we came across this magnificent glimmering silver sculpture dominating the surrounding area that is dedicated to world peace. We could not have planned it any better if we tried.
Our next stop was Pont-du-Hoc. It is located between ...
Today we experienced a place that was once Hell on Earth! On June 6th 1944, a massive Allied assault on the Normandy coastline aimed to liberate France and drive into Nazi Germany, infamously known as D-Day or operation Overlord. Today the beach is beautiful although a monument has been added, Les Braves, that is a constant reminder of what happened on ...
... massive concrete bunkers, using some of the most advanced weaponry to defend their positions. The beach was seeded with countless mines, littered with barbed wire and other metal obstacles that made getting to the hills from the beach extremely difficult. Add to this the fact that most of the GIs arrived completely weak from seasickness and fear and you start to understand ...
... time for the skies to open on us. We got back in the car and drove along the beach for a bit, then parked again as the rain eased. It was a lovely beach, and apparently at low tide you can still see parts of the temporary harbour constructed during the war. We read the little info signs along the way, then walked for about a km looking for the memorial cemetery, which we couldn't find. And we got stuck in the rain again. It was a very cool place with some ...