Hotel Restaurant Lafayette

Address: Boulevard de l'Est, Cherbourg, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 50100, France | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Santa Maria Novella area of Cherbourg, is near La Cite de la Mer and Liberation Museum (Musee de la Liberation).
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Travel Blogs from Cherbourg


A travel blog entry by ramblingsailors on Jul 20, 2015

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... and our adventure across the Baie de Seine. We paid our mooring fees (€28) which were very reasonable and then got a long shower before a quick jaunt into the town. When we got back I made a Mackerel Pate so all the fish we had caught did not go to waste not, we had bought a few groceries in a small convenience store in town to feed us for the night so we had the Mackerel Pate on French bread for starters followed by ...

The final ride

A travel blog entry by kev-buxton on Oct 05, 2014

2 comments, 8 photos

... are several informative presentations with regard to the planning and preparation for D-Day.

After this we had a short walk on the path above the Omaha Beach and the first thing that I recognised was how difficult it must have been to capture the beach and gain a beach head of the 5 miles initially required by the Allies. The positions that we were stood at, above the beach, would ...

Historic Cherbourg

A travel blog entry by jimtrap on Sep 07, 2014

1 comment, 17 photos

... others were Utah, (American), Gold and Juno (British) and Sword (Canadian).

Altogether, the length of the five invasion beaches was some 80km. 156,000 troops were landed on the first day from a fleet of over 5,000 ships – so you can only imagine the logistics and the planning that took place in order to get these troops across the Channel and onto the beaches – and then to maintain ...

Springtime in Cherbourg

A travel blog entry by pegariah on May 12, 2014

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... Louis XVI, is one of the largest in the world.

The road from Cherbourg leads to several fascinating points of interest within the region of Normandy. In nearby Tourlaville, you can explore the Chateau des Ravalets, a stunning example of Renaissance style. Cherbourg is not far from Normandy - site of D-Day battles.

Chateau des Ravalets


Leaving the UK, Stage Two

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty on Apr 10, 2014

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... We had set our course and with less than four knots of wind couldn't sail at all, and we huddled in the cockpit, watching our couse on the iPad and popping our heads out every so often to make sure we couldn't see any lights close enough to signal that we might have a nearby ship to avoid.

For the first couple of hours we made slower progress than we hoped, as the tide was pushing us backwards and we didn't have the benefit of the sails. It was a sixty ...

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