D-day beaches and Bessin

The D Day beaches stretch on a large part of the Normandy coast. They encompass famous areas such as the Sainte Mère Eglise, the Pointe du Hoc, Omaha beach, the Arromanches artificial port and Pegasus bridge. Museums, cemetaries and exhibits dot the entire area, making it worthy to spend a few days in the area to visit all the interesting places.

We could only catch a few of the above on photo, but have visited them extensively in the past.

Port-en-Bessin Huppain

 Port-en-Bessin Huppain

Port en Bessin and Huppain were originally two separate town. They were joined as a single "commune" in 1972.
The town is set in a hole between two high cliffs, around a rather large fishing...

Ouistreham

 Ouistreham

The name of Ouistreham is quite curious for a normand town. It comes from a settlement of Saxon soldiers of fortune that was established there. It is believed to mean village of oysters.
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