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Bayeux War Cemetery, Bayeux

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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.
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  • Visited here just after the D Day museum which is three minutes walk. It’s very well looked after and laid out. However, walking amongst the 3,500 white headstones, most of which are for combatants... 
    Visited here just after the D Day museum which is three minutes walk. It’s very well looked after and laid out. However, walking amongst the 3,500 white headstones, most of which are for combatants...  more »
  • The Bayeux War Cemetery is a beautiful and yet sombre place to visit. Quite different from the Normandy American Cemetery at Omaha Beach. This cemetery includes graves of British and other... 
    The Bayeux War Cemetery is a beautiful and yet sombre place to visit. Quite different from the Normandy American Cemetery at Omaha Beach. This cemetery includes graves of British and other...  more »
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  • A place of silent remembrance and respect. Worth some time to visit and reflect. The quotes from those who lost do touch and linger..
  • Well kept cemetery and very moving to be able to pay your respects to the fallen

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