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The largest World War II cemetery of French commonwealth and English soldiers in France, Bayeux War Cemetery has more than 4,000 graves, mostly from the invasion of Normandy. Many of the gravestones and plaques have comments commemorating the lives of those who fought for freedom. The cemetery contains the Cross of Sacrifice, designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield, and the Bayeux Memorial, erected in white stone facing the cemetery. Using our custom trip planner, Bayeux attractions like Bayeux War Cemetery can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Tours to Bayeux War Cemetery
Private Day Tour including Normandy Landing Beaches & Battlefields from Bayeux BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $99
Duration: 8 hours
Normandy Battlefields Tour - Sword Beach and the British Airborne Sector BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $86
Duration: 5 hours
Bayeux War Cemetery Reviews
A beautiful cemetery with over 4000 graves spread across mainly those who died and served in Normandy in 1944 but not exclusive to this date or place. Includes approx 300 German as well. Spread over t... more »
Amazing peaceful location that is beautifully kept. A thought provoking experience that everyone should visit more »
So moving and so important to learn. I took my children so that they would understand the history of the area and of the 2nd world war.
The cemetery was beautiful and more interesting and moving than I expected. It is especially interesting to seek out the headstones from the variety of countries represented.
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