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Normandy American Cemetery & Memorial

Saint Laurent Sur Mer, 14710 Colleville-sur-Mer, France
+33 2 31 51 62 00
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Overlooking Omaha Beach, the launching point of the U.S. invasion of Normandy, this cemetery contains the graves of 9,386 American soldiers who died at Normandy and a touching memorial to another 1,557 whose bodies were never recovered.
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Saint Laurent Sur Mer, 14710 Colleville-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed yesterday

Nothing can prepare you for the impact this extraordinary place will have. It it utterly overwhelming. The reality of war is laid bare before you at each and every step. A deeply moving experience for each of the three generations of us that visited. The...More

Thank Peach040
Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful cemetery and monument. Very well kept and groomed grounds. A privilege to visit here. Easily found with road signs and ample parking.

Thank CoxieandBaggy
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived late in the day so there were not too many people. The cemetery is enormous, so many graves, so much loss. The position over the beach is poignant and brings a tear to the eye. It is beautifully kept a must when visiting...More

Thank mandynSevenoaks
Reviewed 4 days ago

Never forget all these people who cross Atlantic and Channel to bring the freedom of French people ..God blessed American paratroopers , these anonymous men who died , sacrificed their young lifes ...

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An amazing and humbling experience. Excellent exhibition and beautifully kept. I encourage all to take young children to help them understand what freedom means.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a moving memorial to the Americans that fell during the D Day landings. Immaculate grounds with some lovely memorials dotted around, but the real beauty is the view across Omaha Beach. Just stunning.

Thank MaryAnnDorset
Reviewed 1 week ago

A destination on the Viking "Paris to the Heart of Normandy" river cruise (highly recommended), the site is a moving experience, to say the least. The grounds are immaculately maintained; we imagined that the workers scrubbing the grave markers to keep them perfectly white is...More

Thank Zakman44
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time we had visited this cemetery and the addition of the museum and infinity pool was good. Nobody could not be moved by the sheer size of the cemetery and to see the perfect symmetry of all those crosses. The grounds...More

1  Thank marijke12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even as a post-war born German I visited this place 3 times in 30 years. I respectful remember the courage of all soldiers, who fought for freedom in Europe! 1984 Ronald Reagan said it best in his final words of his speech here in Normandy,...More

Thank Axel28816
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I had more time to watch all of the movies and vides they had in the visitor center. There are at least 3 downstairs and we ran out of time to watch all of them. The actual cemetery is overwhelming and beautiful. You...More

1  Thank flygirlmissy
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Mary K
22 May 2017|
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Response from Yvonne D | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a museum there very interesting, showing actual films, just sit and listen, gives you time to think about what they went through , hope the s helps you x
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patty205
12 April 2017|
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Response from Gina W | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. We took a bus tour from Paris with Paris City Vision tours. It was a 3 hour trip from Paris.
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SHANNON M
26 March 2017|
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Response from Daniel F | Reviewed this property |
Another note to keep in mind, they are very strict with the closing time. So if you are on one end and it's close to the time they close, then make your way back.
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