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Beaches and swimming areas in the Calvados department in France

List of beaches on the seaside resorts of the Calvados department

Beaches in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Beaches in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer (Calvados)

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is in the Calvados department in the south of Normandy. This is where the American and British soldiers landed on June 6, 1944 at 6:30am.

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Beaches in Vierville-sur-Mer

Beaches in Vierville-sur-Mer (Calvados)

Vierville sur Mer is located in Normandy in the Calvados landing site. It is here that we find the famous Omaha Beach (actually three towns), one of the five Normandy landing beaches.

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Beaches in Ver-sur-Mer

Beaches in Ver-sur-Mer (Calvados)

Located between Arromanches les Bains and Courseulles sur Mer, on the coast of Nacre, the small seaside resort of Ver sur Mer is in the sector of the Landing of Normandy of the Second World War.

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Beaches in Saint-Côme-de-Fresné

Beaches in Saint-Côme-de-Fresné (Calvados)

Located between Arromanches les Bains and Asnelles in Normandy, the village of Saint Côme de Fresné is less known and uncrowded even in summer.

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Beaches in Port-en-Bessin-Huppain

Beaches in Port-en-Bessin-Huppain (Calvados)

Port-en-Bessin is the most important fishing port of Basse-Normandie. Strategic point during the Second World War, Port en Bessin retains some vestiges of this period as casemates and wrecks.

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Beaches in Grandcamp-Maisy

Beaches in Grandcamp-Maisy (Calvados)

Grandcamp Maisy is a Norman seaside resort in the department of Calvados near the Pointe du Hoc and north of Saint-Lô. It is an old fashionable destination of the Belle Epoque for the inhabitants of Paris.

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Beaches in Asnelles

Beaches in Asnelles (Calvados)

With its 400 inhabitants, the seaside resort of Asnelles in Calvados could go totally unnoticed. Situated in the sector of the beaches of the Landing , it is here that the 231st infantry Brigade landed on June 6, 1944 i the early morning.

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