Bayeux is the ideal destination for discovering the major D-Day sites, all of which are less than 45 minutes from the town. The five sectors of Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword Beach, as well as other world-famous sites, are easily accessible by car, organised tour and bicycle. Sainte-Mère-Eglise, the Pointe du Hoc, the American military cemetery at Colleville/Mer, the British cemetery at Bayeux, the German battery at Longues/Mer, the artificial harbour at Arromanches, the Croix de Lorraine and Pegasus bridge are just some of the iconic sites worth visiting.
Bayeux is the ideal starting point for exploring the D-Day landing beaches and the Battle of Normandy.
The Normandy Landing Beaches have applied for UNESCO World Heritage status as a site of remembrance. Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the history of this crucial moment in world history and pay tribute to the brave soldiers who fought here.