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Free beaches in the Lower Normandy region in France

List of beaches on the seaside resorts of the Lower Normandy region

Beaches in Colleville-sur-Mer

Beaches in Colleville-sur-Mer (Calvados)

Colleville sur Mer is famous for its Omaha Beach where the allies landed on June 6, 1944. It is here that we find the American cemetery just a few steps from the beach on the cliffs of Colleville.

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Beaches in Longues-sur-Mer

Beaches in Longues-sur-Mer (Calvados)

Longues sur Mer is located in Normandy in the department of Calvados 8 km north of Bayeux. With its strategic location between the Omaha Beach (west) and the Gold Beach (east), it was in the heart of the June 1944 landing zone.

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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 Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue

Beaches in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue (Manche)

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue is located on the east coast of the Nord-Cotentin in Normandy (the county of Manche – Val de Saire) about thirty kilometres from Cherbourg.

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