Bayeux War Cemetery, Bayeux
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The largest World War II cemetery of French commonwealth and English soldiers in France, Bayeux War Cemetery has more than 4,000 graves, mostly from the invasion of Normandy. Many of the gravestones and plaques have comments commemorating the lives of those who fought for freedom. The cemetery contains the Cross of Sacrifice, designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield, and the Bayeux Memorial, erected in white stone facing the cemetery. Using our custom trip planner, Bayeux attractions like Bayeux War Cemetery can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Tours to Bayeux War Cemetery
Private Day Tour including Normandy Landing Beaches & Battlefields from Bayeux BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $99
Duration: 8 hours
Normandy Battlefields Tour - Sword Beach and the British Airborne Sector BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $86
Duration: 5 hours
Bayeux War Cemetery Reviews
The Brits/Commonwealth may not be as large and showy as the Americans, but this is an island of respect and dignity. It is just a few steps from the road, but you walk among the graves in a poignant s... more »
Beautiful resting place for those who sacrificed for our country. Excellent learning experience. Taps at 4:00 is not to be missed. more »
So moving and so important to learn. I took my children so that they would understand the history of the area and of the 2nd world war.
The cemetery was beautiful and more interesting and moving than I expected. It is especially interesting to seek out the headstones from the variety of countries represented.
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