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How to get to know the history of Normandy

One of the most important part of the history of Normandy is the second World War.

Nowadays, we have famous places that can be visited to know how our region has been deeply touched by this war.

Visits you have to do in Normandy about the Second World War.Normandy tank museum

First of all, we recommend you to start at the Memorial of Caen, one of the biggest museum about the second World War in Normandy. It is a nice start to have an overview of the whole war and its impact.

You have an audioguide visit which cost 17.50 euros per person to fully enjoy the museum.

Nearby the city of Caen, there are all the landing beaches of the second World War in Normandy where you can visit historical places :

  • Sword beach – Museum of the atlantic wall : The Bunker

Address : 106 avenue du 6 juin 14150 Ouistreham – 5.50€ / adults

  • Juno beach – There is a Canadian museum « Centre Juno beach »

Address : Voie des Français libres, 14470 Courseulles-sur-Mer – 7€ / adults

  • Gold beach – America Gold beach

Adress : 2 Place de l’Amiral Byrd, 14114 Ver-sur-Mer – 4.50€ / adultsAmerican_Cemetery_at_Colleville-sur-Mer_Normandy

  • Omaha beach – Overlord museum

Address : 14710 Colleville-sur-Mer – 7.80€ / adults

There is also the well known American cimetery in the city with about nine thousands graves

  • Utah beach – The landing museum of Utah beach

Address : 50480 Sainte Marie du mont – 8€ / adults

There is a particular museum, unique in France, where you can watch on 9 screens in HD, the whole story of the 100 days of the battle of Normandy.

Address : Arromanche 360, Chamin du Calvaire 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains

6€ / adults

Further north-west away from there, you can enjoy a visit in a special place for a fully immersion into an authentic C-47 aircraft !

Address : D-Day experience – 2 Village de l’Amont 50500 Saint-Côme-du-Mont

12€ / adults

These are few possibilities of places to visit in our region Normandy not far from the Lez-Eaux campsite, to have a day to relive the history of France.

All the prices are on the 2017 rate.

Do not hesitate to ask the reception for more information and advice on your journey in your 5 stars Lez-Eaux campsite in Normandy, in the bay of the Mont Saint-Michel.

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