If you are passionate about History and memorial tourism, during your stay at Le Galion hotel at Flers you will have the opportunity to schedule a visit to Caen and the Landing beaches, which will make you relive the historical day that change the XX century completely. We recommand you a visit to Caen memorial, the Artificial Harbor in Arromanches and finally to Pointe du Hoc.
With your family as a couple or a group of friends, we recommend that you take the Formule Billetterie (Pass pack) of the Caen Memorial including the museum visit and the Landing beaches guided tour.
The twin ticket of Caen Memorial includes an entry to the Memorial and Normandy’s 100 days movie projection at the Arromanches circular cinema 360. That’s a program to make your day tour in Caen even more memorable before coming back to Le Galion hotel at the end of the day.
After your lunch break in the morning, you can join one of the groups of the guided visits to discover the Landing beaches which saw heavy fighting in the first days of France’s liberation.
This way among others, you will discover the history of Canadians of Normandy. Assigned to Juno Beach, 14000 Canadians landed on June 6th, 1944 together with 9000 British troops, suffering enormous losses.
On this itinerary you will discover Juno Beach, the Canadian War Cemetery of Bény-sur-Mer and the Ardenne Abbey.
This tourist itinerary reserves many surprises, especially the visit of the reversed bunker of Graye-sur-Mer.