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Landing beaches in Normandy

Our campsite is located near war museum such as « The memorial » and « Pegasus Bridge« . We are not far from the landing beaches as well.

During your stay in our campsite, you will have the opportunity to discover a lot of sites where history took place. A real dive into the 20th century.

In order to have all the newest informations about the ceremonies you can go on this website : www.normandie-tourisme.fr

Landing beaches list

Gold beach

Located between Asnelles and Ver-sur-mer on the occidental coast of Calvados. More than 25000 soldiers landed there on the D-day.

débarquement Normandie DDAY

Utah Beach

This beach is the only one which is located on the Manche area on the nord-est coast of Cotentin. Utah beach extends for 5km from Sainte-Marie-du-Mont to Quinéville with a main assault zone up to Varaville. utah beach les plages du débarquement

Omaha Beach

Omaha Beach is one of the two American landing areas in Normandy. The beach is 5.9 kilometers long, 12 kilometers east of Utah Beach.
It consists of the localities of Vierville-sur-Mer in the west, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer in the center and the villages of Colleville-sur-Mer
and Le-Grand-Hameau to the east. This beach is originally called the Côte d’Or. A plateau overlooks the shore and four valleys allow to reach the inland.

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Sword Beach

This beach extends over 8 km from Ouistreham to Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer. It is the most easterly point of landing and located about 15 km from Caen.

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Juno Beach

Running for 8 km, it is located between Sword Beach and Gold Beach, and extends from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer east to mid-way between the villages of La Rivière hamlet east of Ver-sur-Mer and Courseulles-sur-Mer to the west.

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