Enjoy your camping vacation to visit the landing beaches of June 06, 1944 and the many museums that trace the Battle of Normandy. Your tour will take you to the artificial port of Arromanches, the tip of the Hoc, the American Cemetery of Colleville-sur-Mer, and of course the beaches of Omaha Beach, Utah Beach, Gold Beach and Juno Beach.
Museums on the landing near the campsite
Airborne Museum of Sainte-Mère-Eglise:
30 minutes from the campsite, the Airborne Museum is the largest museum in Europe dedicated to American paratroopers (82nd and 101st Airborne divisions) who jumped on Sainte-mère-Église on the night of June 5 to 6, 1944.
Memorial of the refounded freedom of Quinéville:
20 minutes from the campsite, the museum traces chronologically the major events of the Second World War in Normandy and the daily life of the French under occupation through a space Museum of 1 000 m² with life-size scenes, with more than 75 civilian and military models, numerous vehicles and an authentic blockhouse built into the course.
Utah Beach Landing Museum in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont:
At 35 minutes from the campsite, the museum is located on the site of a former German bastion that was destroyed by the American assault force on Utah Beach on the morning of June 6, 1944. To be seen: a copy of the American bomber Martin B 26 “Marauder ” With only a few copies left in the world, a collection of objects, vehicles, German and American War materials, a space is also dedicated to the 101st Division American airborne that liberated the area of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont…
If you have time, discover also the museums located at 1h of the campsite such as the Museum of the landing of Arromanches, the Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy in Bayeux, not forgetting the memorial of Caen which illustrates the history of the 20th century, the Treaty of Versailles To the fall of the Berlin wall through exciting museum routes.
If you are looking for a campsite near the landing beaches, check the availability of the campsite * * * * La Gallouette and book now your chalet, Mobil-Home or camping location in the English Channel.