Hôtel François d'Ô

4 Rue Des Cordeliers, Caen, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 14000, France | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located in the Tlalpan Sur/South area of Caen, is near Memorial of Caen, Peace Museum, Festyland Parc, and Normandy Museum (Musee de Normandie).
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    Travel Blogs from Caen

    In Normandy

    A travel blog entry by legachicago on Oct 08, 2014

    6 comments

    ... moved us between ports and beaches and the American cemetary. I found our first stop surprising, there were a couple of old German casements, I think they are called, but they left all the craters from all the bombs and shells. You have to be very careful or you will fall down a big hole! No falling this time for me! The towns are still finding artifacts and bodies from that time period. They found an American corpse not too long ago, 2006.

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    Normandy beaches, D-Day Landing.

    A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell on Oct 05, 2014

    7 photos

    ... much better involved about the events of that day in June and the weeks after, leading up to the fall of Paris. Thought we would buy some local cider and apple brandy(Calvados).The lady selling at her farm could not manage a smile, let alone a "thank you". Back to a free camping spot where we had lunch, on the cliffs overlooking the beaches. At Longues-sur-Mer. Beautiful sunset. Calvados tasted ...

    Point 67 Verrières Ridge

    A travel blog entry by yake on Jul 18, 2014

    4 photos

    ... and learned about the role of Canadians in this town the town's mayor came out to see who we were. He was so happy that Canadians were here - he was was very grateful and invited us into the town hall to learn more about the wartime experience in his little town. We had just listened to our tour leaders explanation of our role and then to have a French native provide his perspective was beyond amazing! This little town had been completely taken over by the Nazis - they ...

    Honoring the British 6th Airborne Division

    A travel blog entry by nicolerpierce on Jun 04, 2014

    30 photos

    ... and the bridge across the Caen Canal are the most famous mission of the airborne division. 180 troops of the Ox and Bucks Light Infantry, commanded by Major John Howard, captured the bridges after landing in Horsa gliders only meters from their objectives. This British regiment had control of the bridge in 10 minutes with both bridges intact.

    After we went to the museum we drove by the 1st French home that was liberated after the bridges were taken and occupied by British forces.
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    My premier french dinner party.

    A travel blog entry by melannie.allen on Feb 01, 2014

    3 comments, 4 photos

    ... french dinner party. It really was so much fun and a bit magical I think. I don't know why, but everything feels magical when it is in a different language- especially one so pretty! Also knowing how private the culture is, to be included is a compliment. I am so proud of myself because I made them laugh! Me with my limited french got a whole conversation going and then made them laugh. I feel like I have accomplished something.

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