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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Consigne Caen
The two gentlemen that run this hotel/bar/restaurant are very nice and they serve good food, beer and wine.
They have been very helpful and friendly. I would recommend this hotel to anyone. It's walking distance from the Train and walking distance to the bus 61 to take you to the Ferry Port.
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... We were both surprised that the biggest monuments and memorials were at Juno (Canada) and Utah beaches. Given the emphasis that we see American pop culture put on the landings at Omaha we both expected it to be "typically American" in its monumental acknowledgement. In fact, the memorial at Omaha beach is quite simple and reserved. The original memorial is really nice, but a modern sculpture was commissioned for the 90th anniversary which is a bit - well modern (more on ...
Another slow start to the morning put us at one of the Caen marches around 10:45 this morning. The outdoor market is a must do for anybody planning to visit France. Every town has one at least on a Saturday, and in the case of Caen, with it having 14 different markets on different days of the week, we lucked out to find a grand marche, which was open on a Sunday. We spent about an hour and 1/2 milling about and bargaining with the vendors ...
... we couldn't get a table. Instead we drove back into Caen to check into our hotel and ate at a nearby restaurant. With not much else to do in Caen, we settled in for a relaxing night of planning our next few days in Paris. Sue Says: Sunday's drive to Caen and Juno Beach memorial was all toll roads and speeds of 130 km/hour, also made terry a happy driver. And the memorial was ...
... waft thru the square, sometimes making concentration difficult. Eric seems to have master control of the weather – as he finished up to let us loose in the Airborne Museum of St Mere Eglise, the skies opened up and the rain came down hard –and slowed down to a tolerable level as we left for our next stop.
We headed next toward Utah Beach but before getting there, we stopped at a typical Normandy hedgerow (in ...
... their lives here.
Heading east along the coast we came to a fishing town called Port-en-Bessin.
The harbour was full of fishing boats, large and small - must have been
over 50 of them. While we were sitting in a cafe having some lunch we
had a birdseye view of them as they were leaving the port, heading out
to sea. One by one they slid past our window, ...