Fasthotel Caen Memorial

Address: Rue du Clos Barbey, Saint-Contest, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 14280, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Rue du Clos Barbey, Saint-Contest, is near Peace Museum, Memorial of Caen, Normandy Museum (Musee de Normandie), and Festyland Parc.
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      Day 2 Normandie

      A travel blog entry by ryans_escapade on Jan 07, 2015

      9 photos

      Today we had a bit of a lay in coz we can coz we are on holidays;-) We headed into the large metropolis of Bayeux to do some grocery and wine shopping and I was so surprised to find the wine we had at my end of 39th year birthday dinner at this little posh French restaurant in the Emporium in the Valley however that was in 2007 and it cost my darling husband $72.00 at the time, yesterday it cost €9. I think I have found my drink for France as it is ...

      Normandie

      A travel blog entry by ryans_escapade on Jan 06, 2015

      2 comments, 10 photos

      ... It is so hard to imagine what went on back then, there's no balloons in the skies, no ships just off shore, no blood in the water, no cries for help, no bullets flying and no bodies falling, it is truly surreal. We jumped back in Fifi and continued along the road to the bunker that the boys first captured and spent a while there reading the information, taking some pics and once again reflecting what was so long ...

      BAYEUX

      A travel blog entry by mkennedy15 on Oct 26, 2014

      5 photos

      ... to the German Cemetery. Obviously, the Germans did not bury their war casualties as there were in retreat. The US did, using German prisoners of war to help with the task. The cemetery is in stark contrast with the US cemetery. The white crosses in the US cemetery are replaced with dark, volcanic crosses; there are two German soldiers buried at each cross. In the center of the cemetery is a large hill where many of the unknowan German soldiers are buried. It is a dark, somber ...

      Normandy: Peace after War

      A travel blog entry by kathmom on Jun 20, 2014

      3 comments, 16 photos

      ... time to see the beautiful Bayeux Cathedral, but took pictures of it and some of the other buildings. Our tour guide, Brigitte, said the two other parties' train had been cancelled and then delayed by the strike, so we waited for them and started an hour late.
      It was impressive and sobering to see the beaches where so many brave young soldiers died in the paths of the German artillery. We read stories of the Army Rangers, who scaled the cliffs near Omaha Beach ...

      Heaven in Normandy

      A travel blog entry by bigtravelfamily on May 04, 2014

      37 photos

      ... of locks. If you are a fan of Finding Nemo, picture a large group of seagulls waiting in the water across from our house for the scraps from the fish market to be thrown in the water. Feel free to insert the obligatory, "Mine, mine, mine …".

      For me, the significant of visiting Normandy lies in visiting the D-Day related sites. We went to the Operation Overlord museum first (note that the locals have built a museum almost any remaining relic of D-Day ). It presented the ...