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German War Cemetery, Orglandes

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In Normandy, you may want to visit and appreciate the historical significance of a German War Cemetery. There are several in the area to see, making the activity quite easy to plan. One of the more famous military graves is La Cambe, located close to Bayeux, which presently contains more than 21,000 German military personnel of World War II. Adjacent to this cemetery is a peace garden with 1,200 maple trees.

Another popular site to visit is Orglandes War Cemetery, located on the northern edge of the village of Orglandes. These burials come from summer 1944, immediately following D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

Other graves in Normandy include Andilly, St-Desir-de-Lisieux, Marigny, Champigny-Saint-André, and Huisnes-sur-Mer. Take a look at our Orglandes online itinerary planner to schedule your visit to German War Cemetery and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The American Cemetery and Memorial at Colleville-sur-Mer is very comprehensive and much visited, while the German War Cemetery is very modestly raised and little visited. A visit is nevertheless... 
    The American Cemetery and Memorial at Colleville-sur-Mer is very comprehensive and much visited, while the German War Cemetery is very modestly raised and little visited. A visit is nevertheless...  more »
  • Our tour guide included this cemetery on our visit to the Normandy area. Entrance is made through a stone door which will allow only one person at a time to enter. We were told that the designer... 
    Our tour guide included this cemetery on our visit to the Normandy area. Entrance is made through a stone door which will allow only one person at a time to enter. We were told that the designer...  more »

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