Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

D-Day Beaches

The Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery is 4km south of Courseulles-sur-Mer near Reviers.

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Nearby D-Day Beaches attractions

1. Juno Beach Centre

2.33 MILES

Juno Beach’s only specifically Canadian museum, the nonprofit Juno Beach Centre, has multimedia exhibits on Canada’s role in the war effort and the…

2. 1944 Radar Museum

2.47 MILES

Located 5km north of Caen within two restored German bunkers (bunker H 622 and bunker L 479), this museum is interesting for anyone of a technical bent or…

3. Arromanches 360° Circular Cinema

7.93 MILES

The best view of Port Winston and nearby Gold Beach is from the hill east of town, site of the popular Arromanches 360° Circular Cinema, which screens…

4. Le Mémorial – Un Musée pour la Paix

7.93 MILES

For a very insightful and vivid account of the entire war, with special focus on the Battle of Normandy, Le Mémorial is unparalleled – it's one of Europe…

5. Musée du Débarquement

8.08 MILES

Down in Arromanches itself and right on the beach, the Musée du Débarquement makes for a very informative stop before visiting the beaches. Dioramas,…

6. Mulberry Harbours Caissons

8.21 MILES

The harbour established at Omaha was completely destroyed by a ferocious gale (the worst storm to lash the Normandy coast in four decades) just two weeks…

7. Donjon

8.96 MILES

The castle's vast 12th-century donjon (keep) was pretty much destroyed after the French Revolution in the late 18th century, so little remains today…

8. Échiquier

8.98 MILES

Inside the Château de Caen, the Échiquier (more fully the Salle de l’Échiquier) – or the Exchequer – is a venerable building dating from the 12th century.