Courseulles-sur-Mer Travel Guide

  • Juno Beach
    Juno Beach
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  • Courseulles-sur-Mer
    Courseulles-sur-Mer
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  • D-Day Tour - Juno Beach
    D-Day Tour - Juno Beach
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Courseulles-sur-Mer Things to Do

  • World War II memorials

    Canadian Troops came ashore in c-S-M and the surrounding area. In addition to the large Juno beach centre, there are other locally maintained memorials and tributes. The tank shown was recovered several years ago and has plaques commemorating many of the regiments that participated in D-Day

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  • World War II memorials

    Canadian Troops came ashore in c-S-M and the surrounding area. In addition to the large Juno beach centre, there are other locally maintained memorials and tributes. The tank shown was recovered several years ago and has plaques commemorating many of the regiments that participated in D-Day

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  • D-Day Beach – Juno

    Assault time 07:35This is where the Canadians came ashore on D-Day. They took some heavy casualties, especially the Winnipeg Rifles.Leading Formations6th Armoured Regiment (1st Hussars) DD TanksThe Royal Winnipeg RiflesThe Regina Rifle Regiment10th Armoured Regiment (Fort Gary Horse) DD TanksThe Queen’s Own Rifles of CanadaThe North Shore (New...

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  • Royal Winnipeg Rifles & Canadian...

    As I work for a UK based Canadian company, and my wife has visited the offices in Winnipeg, we sought out this granite memorial to the Royal Winnipeg Rifles and Canadian Scottish who suffered heavy losses at Graye-sur-Mer.

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  • Graye Churchill Tank

    This tank is situated at the junction of the Green (left) and Red (right) sectors of Mike/JUNO Beach. Thus is where the Royal Winnipeg Rifles came ashore on 6th June 1944. The suffered 128 casualties, the second heaviest Canadian regimental casualties of the day.This tank came ashore and slid down into the flooded culvert, it sunk and was then hit...

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  • Juno Beach Centre

    This is a really interesting museum which was only opened in June 2003, on the 6th of course.It tells the exploits of the Canadian troops who landed in this area on D-Day.The museum guides are interestingly all young Canadians, and they come across as being especially proud of what there countrymen did for the free world in this part of...

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  • Canadian War Cemetery

    In Rievers, few kilometers from Juno Beach, there is the Canadian War Cemetery: edge of French land given to Canada to commemorate its dead soldiers during the D-Day unloading.

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  • Charles De Gaulle's cross

    On the beach you can see a big Lorena's cross that shows the point in which the general Charles De Gaulle reached shore after the unloading.

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  • Juno Beach Centre

    Juno Beach Centre contains the names of all the Canadian soldiers dead in Europe during the Second World War. To its interior there is a shown of heirlooms of the soldiers and tapes on the unloading.

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Courseulles-sur-Mer Restaurants

  • Yes, there are Italian Resturants in...

    We had stopped at a local tourist office and gotten a Route de Moulins so were exploring Basse Normandie looking for wind and water mills. We weren't having much luck and arrived in Courseulles-sur-Mer around lunch time. We parked and started scouting menus. We met several Americans who were with a Canadian tour group and needed menu...

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  • Best food in Courseulles Sur Mer

    La Belle Aurore has the look and feel of a workingman's bar and restaurant. The menu seems gearer to hearty appetites . We were impressed by the hospitality of the manager who went to great lengths to ensure we were made welcome. He introduced us toone of the regular patrons (Marcel) who helped us with our selection through his glowing...

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Courseulles-sur-Mer Shopping

  • Fresh Scallops

    See separate tip for detail of the fish and seafood market on the harbour Scallops! In France they will always be sold with the 'corail', the moon shaped orange bit. Stalls at the market will sell them opened and cleaned but you pay by weight with the shell included (so for instance the price you see for 5 kgs will be 5 kgs of scallops with...

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  • Fresh seasonal seafood and fish

    The market is almost every morning near the Harbour. You will see a few stalls, all of seafood straight from the boats moored behind the stalls. You cannot get fresher fish or seafood. The catch is local is seasonal. Around Christmas and New Year you'll get oysters, scallops and monkfish. According to the time of year: mussels, flat fish, sea...

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