Le Manoir du Lys
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- Swimming pool
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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, ...
Penny rented a little stone cottage for us in Lenault near Caen in Normandy. We seemed to be in a triangle of serenity. Almost no signs of life in the surrounding villages, almost no traffic on the lanes and byways, green pastures, burgeoning crops, apple trees and cows. Idyllic but close enough to big towns. Of course we ...
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 ...
Last day today..... Today we had a number of teacher seminars and a talk about Operation Overlord. This took place on a high point overlooking the area we were discussing - the view was breathtaking!! Our last stop for the morning was at the Bayeux cemetery. We weren't there long before we saw quite a crowd forming at the front entrance - we soon learned that there was a WWII vet in our midst! We learned that he was a British observation ...