Histoire de la seconde guerre mondiale
World War II History
The Château is in the heart of the D-day history. Occupied by the German army, it suffered some damages during the war. Several gliders Allies landed on the property in june 1944. Old trees in the park still bear scars of long confrontation that took place there.
- Merville’s Battery (5 min)
- Museum and Pegasus Bridge (8 min)
- Caen Mémorial.
- Beaches SWORD, JUNO, GOLD, OMAHA, UTAH.
- American, Canadian and German Cemeteries (Colleville-sur-Mer).