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NORMANDY: Visiting the D-Day Beaches and more …

Arromanches was one of the centerpoints of the D-Day landings. Today, it hosts a large museum that explains the nuts and bolts of the great invasion … The landings are commemorated in the monuments, museums and the war graves of the thousands who gave their lives.

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There are numerous wonderful places to visit throughout Normandy – Giverny is where you’ll find the home of one of the greatest impressionists; Claude Monet. Bayeux is an attractive old Norman town where the historic Bayeux tapestry was made, and is still preserved, 900 years after it was made. Falaise has an impressive Mediaeval fortress and was the birthplace of William the Conqueror and of course Le Mont Saint Michel,  the world famous mediaeval abbey built on a rock in the bay – is a UNESCO world heritage site and remains one of France’s most visited historic monuments.

Next time you come to France, ensure Normandy and its wonderful countryside are on your shortlist of locations to search for a beautiful new home.