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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.
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Tours to Bayeux War Cemetery
$352 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Day Tour including Normandy Landing Beaches & Battlefields from Bayeux Private Day Tour including Normandy Landing Beaches & Battlefields from Bayeux
Duration: 8 hours
$124 BOOK WITH VIATOR Normandy Battlefields Day Trip: Omaha, Sword and the British Airborne Sector Normandy Battlefields Day Trip: Omaha, Sword and the British Airborne Sector
Duration: 9 hours
$792 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private guided Allied D-Day Tour from Bayeux Private guided Allied D-Day Tour from Bayeux
Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Bayeux War Cemetery reviews
Visiting this cemetery was so moving - the numbers of war dead - the white crosses - all to honor the young men who gave their lives so we could be free.
Visiting this cemetery was so moving - the numbers of war dead - the white crosses - all to honor the young men who gave their lives so we could be free. more »
I visited the Bayeux cemetery as part of a work visit to the area. It is an exceptionally well maintained site by the wonderful people from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. It's peaceful, and.... more
I visited the Bayeux cemetery as part of a work visit to the area. It is an exceptionally well maintained site by the wonderful people from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. It's peaceful, and.... more »
The memorial is a stunning and very moving tribute to those brave men who paid a terrible price for the freedom we can enjoy in the western world. To see a D day veteran on our visit was an unexpected privilege. As a memorial it merits 5 stars + The one star is because in the huge parking area it is necessary to phone in and pay 3€ to park a car. What a nightmare when the bank then want to send an OTC that does not come through to validate a tiny payment. We gave up after wasting 15 minutes in trying to make the payment. It says the money goes towards the memorial costs. Fine and admirable. On the walk back to the car park from the memorial there is a discrete contactless card reader for making a 6€ donation for the same purpose....very easy. Get rid of the phone in parking service and install a simple cash/card machine. In the meantime we await the argument about the parking charge and any fine that may follow.
So eye opening but so sad at the loss of so many young brave men. I had the honour of taking Len Cox from the Glorious Gloucesters who landed D-Day 2nd wave Gold Beach. Amazing experience but when Len would stop at a grave every so often and describe his friends, what they looked like, their personality and age that was hard to see as you could see Len return there back to D-Day and see the loss. Len Cox passed away 23.02.2021, hope he's having a good sing song and knees up with his friends again and wife Barbara. Rest in peace Len, a great man. Very clean quiet cemetery. Lest we forget.
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