Travel ideas – Long stay (4 days)
Visit Normandy in four days – Day 2
This proposed course has been established by the D-Day Overlord website to allow you to visit the historical area of the Battle of Normandy, according to your possibilities. On this page, discover the idea of a “long stay” route to be carried out in four days).
Day 2 – morning
Departure: Courseulles-sur-Mer (14) – Juno Beach
Direction: Ver-sur-Mer (14) – Gold Beach
Itinerary (driving time: 15 minutes): exit Courseulles-sur-Mer by taking the D 12 direction Graye-sur-Mer, turn right to take the D 112c, continue on the D 112b and enter Ver-sur-Mer. Follow the signs that lead to the America Museum.
Parking: parking of the museum America
– Museum of America
Departure: Ver-sur-Mer (14) – Gold Beach
Direction: Arromanches-les-Bains (14) – Gold Beach – On the heights of the city
Itinerary (time of the journey: 15 minutes): leave Ver-sur-Mer and take the Route de Meuvaines direction Arromanches. Two kilometers away, turn right and take the D 65 which leads to the view overlooking Arromanches. Stop there.
Parking: parking from the point of view on the heights of Arromanches
– Observe the magnificent view of the artificial port of Arromanches
– Cinéma Arromanches 360 °
Departure: Arromanches-les-Bains (14) – Gold Beach – On the heights of the city
Direction: Arromanches-les-bains (14) – Gold Beach – Downtown and beach
Itinerary (time of the journey: 3 minutes): leave the parking of the point of view and take the direction of the town center of Arromanches.
Parking: Town squares near the beach and the city center
– Landing Museum, Place du 6 juin
– Walking tour of the historic site: the remains of the artificial port of Arromanches on the beach
Day 2 – Afternoon
Departure: Arromanches-les-Bains (14) – Gold Beach – Downtown and beach
Direction: Longues-sur-Mer (14) – German coastal battery
Itinerary (time of the journey: 10 minutes): leave Arromanches and take the D 514 in the direction of Longues-sur-Mer. In the city, follow the indications that lead to the German coastal battery.
Parking: on-site parking of the German coastal battery of Longues-sur-Mer
– Walking tour of the historic site: the blockhouses and the observation post
Departure: Longues-sur-Mer (14) – German coastal battery
Direction: Bayeux (14) – British military cemetery
Itinerary (travel time: 15 minutes): exit Longues-sur-Mer and take the D 104 towards Bayeux. Follow the signs to the British military cemetery.
Parking: parking spaces near the cemetery
– Walking tour of the military cemetery
Departure: Bayeux (14) – British military cemetery
Direction: Bayeux (14) – Museum of the Battle of Normandy
Itinerary (travel time: 2 minutes): continue on this same road in a southeasterly direction towards the Musée de la Bataille de Normandie.
Parking: parking of the Museum of the Battle of Normandy
– Museum of the Battle of Normandy
End of Day 2