Le Pavillon de Gouffern
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... from the others due to the hitstorical events that have taken place. From William the Conqueror to more recently being the last town liberated by the allies in WW2 which heralded the end of the battle Normandy.
In WW2 85% of the town was destroyed, however due to impressive reconstruction efforts the town is today a thriving and beautiful town to visit.
Our primary purpose for coming today was to visit Falaise Castle. The castle is known in French as, ...
We start our day mostly refreshed some still effected by jet lag. Our first trip starts with a trip down to the beaches where d day had happened. We first see one of the beaches that the Americans had to fight at, we went for a small stop at Pegasus bridge ...
... After a quick stop at a Lidl supermarket (same things as Aldi) and a driver swap (and about two and a half hours) we were approaching Caen, with the plan to get to Ouistreham and check out Sword beach, one of the D-Day landing sites. After a bit of ducking and weaving we found a car park and headed to the beach to have something to nibble on for lunch! Em pulled out some of the amazing foccacia that we had bought in Paris and I had found ...
... participated in the D-Day landings. He was just 17 years old at the time. He said when the boat ramp went down his comrades told him he had to go first because he was the youngest. He thought for sure he would be killed. He also commented on all the pretty ladies in France! :)) The rest of the day was spent wandering the streets of Bayeux and then finished the evening off with a group dinner. Another great day....ready to come home - miss my ...
We arrived yesterday, travelling for over 150 miles to a campsite in Normandy, ready for the ferry at Caen on Wednesday night. We had not booked in advance so were uncertain that we would get in here but there was lots of space and it has turned out to be a very good site despite it being a council run business. It is quiet, clean and comfortable. There has been a large group of cyclists staying ...