Hotel Restaurant Lafayette

Address: Boulevard de l'Est, Cherbourg, Basse-Normandie, Normandy, 50100, France | Hotel
 
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Location

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

Crossing

A travel blog entry by chinjey_19 on May 19, 2015

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The trip on the ferry was the first time for us. The crossing last 18
hours. We were for most of us feeling bad on the boat. We had
generous meals : for dinner, we had chips and for breakfast we
had plenty of things to eat and to drink : bread, croissant, hot
chocolate, orange juice... but we couldn't eat everything !

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The final ride

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

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... a snipers dream. But despite many setbacks the Americans did eventually gain a foothold and managed to link up with The British and Commonwealth Troops who were further to the east of Normandy.


We then visited the cemetery and the sight of rows upon rows of crosses was quite breathtaking.

We spent an hour or so there and then it was time to move north up the Cotentin Penisular ...

Historic Cherbourg

A travel blog entry by jimtrap on Sep 07, 2014

1 comment, 17 photos

... an undersea pipeline 35km long was constructed from England to Cherbourg to pump fuel directly to the invasion force.

Following the Cemetery visit, we were taken to a point on Omaha Beach itself at St Laurent Sur Mer, near the cliffs below Pointe du Hoc. This location and view was of great interest to me because of the military history attached to it. The US 2nd Ranger Battalion landed and ...

Bayeaux

A travel blog entry by tvandeve on May 08, 2014

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We took an 1.5 hour bus ride in the driving rain to Bayeaux the first city liberated during D-Day. We saw the original 1000 year old tapestry that tells the story of how William the ******* got a name change to William the Conqueror and became King of England. We had just visited the ruins of his castle at Corfe the day ...

Leaving the UK, Stage Two

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty on Apr 10, 2014

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... and after a couple of hours we'd only covered around seven. It began to get light around 5.30, and we unrolled our mainsail, which may have added as much as a tenth of a knot to our speed. When it was properly light Mister Kitty took over as sole lookout while I curled up in the cockpit for a nap (which seems like an unfair division of labour, but I'm the only one who's able thus far to sleep while we're moving).

At maybe 7.30 the wind had picked up ...

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