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The town of Bayeux, in Normandy, lies 30 kilometres north-west of Caen. Bayeux War Cemetery is situated in the south-western outskirts of the town on the by-pass (D5), which is named Boulevard Fabian Ware. On the opposite side of the road stands the...more
9 boulevard Fabian Ware | in front of the Museum of the Battle of Normandy, 14400, Bayeux, France
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This small cemetery holds the graves of British and German soldiers who fell near Bayeux. It is very moving and personal because many headstones reflected not only the name, age, rank, unit served, but personal references provided by the families of the fallen. Inscriptions were...More
An interesting contrast with the American cemetery in Normandy as headstones often included quotes from family members which brought out another level of emotion. Occasional photos and gardens accompanied some of the headstones. And it was interesting to see at least one set of conjoined...More
This is just not a cemetery for British fallen but for soldiers of many nations, including German, who gave their lives during the struggle for Normandy. Going through the gravestones shows what a terrible cost war can be. Sobering when you see 8 - 10...More
A visit to the war cemetary just puts into perspective the sheer scale and horror of these conflicts. We should never forget what the brave generations who went before sacrificed for us. If you've never visited, consider it now.
I would encourage you to visit the British War Cemetery in Bayeaux, a short walk from the nearby 'Museum of the Battle of Normandy'.
It is a sobering reminder of the sacrifices that so many made to liberate Europe from Nazi Germany. This small cemetery...More
I would encourage people to visit the British War Cemetery in Bayeaux. It is a sobering reminder of the sacrifices that so many made to liberate Europe from Nazi Germany. Of interest is that the British markers contain messages from loved ones, reminding us that...More
This cemetery for the British soldiers killed during the invasion of Normandy is less well known than the American cemetery but should be seen first for two reasons. First, as large as it is, it helps to put the American cemetery in perspective. Second, the...More
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Don't know if this is a bit late, but we stayed in the Premier Classe in Bayeux, about €42 a night for a room (didn't bother with breakfast but I've heard it's good). It's clean and comfortable and about 10 minutes walk from... More
Don't know if this is a bit late, but we stayed in the Premier Classe in Bayeux, about €42 a night for a room (didn't bother with breakfast but I've heard it's good). It's clean and comfortable and about 10 minutes walk from the centre of Bayeux. Excellent base to see stuff from.