75th Anniversary of the Normandy landings * D-Day
In 2019, we will celebrate, in Normandy, the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landing, the D-DAY and the Battle of Normandy in the presence of the Heads of State of the whole world and the Veterans of the Second World War. Many events will be part of the program in our region.
La Manche, department charged with history is a place of memory. On June 6, 1944, during the Second World War, more than 150,000 soldiers land on the beaches. 133,000 by sea and 23,000 by air, including 13,000 American paratroopers on Utah and 10,000 British between Orne and Dives. Then begins the Battle of Normandy.
Fancy finding out more about the history of France? We are only about an hour from the D-Day landing beaches: Utah Beach and Omaha Beach, Sword Beach, Gold Beach, Juno Beach.
Find the program of festivities:
A campsite holiday in Normandy
Come and discover the 5 stars Camping Yelloh! Village Les Îles just a few kilometres from Granville, at the seaside, set right in the heart of the Mont-Saint-Michel Bay. Fall under the charm of the campsite’s very special environment. Totally unbeatable when it comes to rest and relaxation, it is certain to delight with all its new equipment and facilities: its bar-restaurant serving traditional French cuisine, its children’s playground, its heated indoor and outdoor aquatic area, and its brand new top-of-the-range cottages. Get together with the family or your friends as you join in our activities and entertainment, throughout the day and in the evening, and around a great meal at the restaurant Les Îles.
The cottages are fully-equipped with every modern comfort. Each pitch comes complete with its own private and heated sanitary facilities, including shower, WC and hairdryer, plus a barbecue, fridge and outdoor table for the PREMIUM pitches.
The perfect blend of ingredients to turn your campsite stay into an unforgettable holiday!
Yearning to set out to explore the beauty of Normandy?
Head off for a stroll along the harbours of Granville and discover its town centre, bustling with life all year round, and its picturesque “old town”.
Share fabulous moments with the family on the beaches of Jullouville, Carolles or Saint-Pair-sur-Mer. For idyllic scenery and breathtaking views take a trip to the Channel Islands, such as Guernsey and Jersey, or our little island paradise: CHAUSEY. Discover glorious scenery where nature remains intact and brimming with charm. And lying only a few kilometres from that most impressive and authentic of monuments, Mont-Saint-Michel, don’t miss exploring its history and its incredible architecture.