Pointe du Hoc

Pointe du Hoc was part of Hitler's famous 'Atlantic Wall'. Today, you can walk through the remains of the German defenses.

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Omaha Beach

Omaha Beach was the deadliest of the 5 landing areas used by Allied forces during Operation Overlord.

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American Cemetery

The visitor center at the Normandy American Cemetery does a great job of telling the story of the battle at Omaha Beach.

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Bayeux

We saw the Bayeux Cathedral, which dates back to 1077, and we visited the famous Bayeux Tapestry.

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Arromanches

Arromanches, on Normandy's English Channel coast, was the location of the amphibious landings at Gold Beach on D-Day.

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To Normandy

Today we drove across northern France from Compiegne to Bayeux, in Normandy.

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