Pointe du Hoc
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This really surpassed our expectations. The story of the D Day landings is beautifully captured - you can walk into the bomb craters and shelters. Fantastic views too.
The moulin is ideally located central to many historical and other delights. Two abbeys worth visiting are l’abbaye de Hambye and l’abbaye de la Lucerne. L’Abbaye de Hambye A beautiful 12th C ruined Benedictine abbey set, like the moulin, in the valley floor of the Sienne. There are often…
Unique amongst the Normandy D-day landings. Allied forces (American) had to scale cliffs to engage with occupying forces. Bomb craters can still be seen.
At 2 km from us, a visit to the Point gives you a great sense of the violence of the conflict as well as tells you the moving story of the Rangers who climbed the cliffs on D-Day morning to take the point. You can go in and out of bunkers, and kids always enjoying running around the site.
La point du Hoc, les plages d'Ohama beach, Utah beach, Juno Beach, Sword beach