Historic sites in Normandy

If you’re looking to explore Historic Sites in Basse-Normandie and the surrounding area then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

There’s a fantastic selection of  Historic Sites in Basse-Normandie and you can plan some great things to see on your trips by browsing our selection. Once you’ve explored the  Historic Sites in Basse-Normandie you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan out your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook.

Our database of historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other  Historic Sites in Basse-Normandie, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our Explore page.
 

Basse-Normandie: Site Index

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Abbaye aux Hommes

The Abbaye aux Hommes is an 11th century Romanesque abbey church in Caen, Normandy, known for being William the Conqueror’s gravesite.

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Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum

The Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum traces the events of this famous World War II battle.

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Big Red One Assault Museum

The Big Red One Assault Museum looks at the history of the US First Infantry Division in World War II.

Chateau de Pirou

One of the oldest Norman castles in existence, the Chateau de Pirou is picturesque, small and yet well-fortified.

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Gold Beach Museum

The Gold Beach Museum tells the story of one of the D-Day Landings.

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Le Memorial at Caen

Le Memorial at Caen is a history museum dedicated to World War Two and other conflicts.

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Longues-sur-Mer Gun Battery

The Longues-sur-Mer Gun Battery was a World War II German defensive battery.

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Mont Saint-Michel

An imposing rocky outcrop in Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel is the site of a stunning Romanesque Abbey, medieval church and historic battlements.

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Musee Airborne

Musee Airborne is a World War Two museum dedicated to the Normandy Landings of 1944.

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Normandy American Cemetery

Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial is a World War Two graveyard with a visitor centre.

Omaha Beach Museum

The Omaha Beach Museum chronicles the events of the largest of the D-Day Landings in Normandy in World War II.

Pegasus Bridge

Pegasus Bridge in Normandy was captured by British forces at the start of D-Day, the Allied invasion of France.

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Pointe Du Hoc Memorial

The Pointe Du Hoc Memorial is located on one of the sites of the Normandy Landings of World War Two.

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Sword Beach

Sword Beach was one of the five landing beaches of the Normandy D-day Landings during World War II.

The Bayeux Tapestry Museum

The Bayeux Tapestry Museum holds the famous embroidered account of the Norman Conquest of England in 1066.

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The Juno Beach Centre

The Juno Beach Centre explores the history of the Canadian forces in World War II.

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The Merville Gun Battery

The Merville Gun Battery is a former German World War II fortification neutralised by the Allies on D-Day.

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The Pegasus Bridge Museum

The Pegasus Bridge Museum in Normandy is dedicated to the British 6th Airborne Division, the first Allied troops to land on D-Day.

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Utah Beach Memorial

The Utah Beach Memorial commemorates the Normandy Landings at Utah Beach on D-Day.