British War Cemetery

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  • Address: 1945 Boulevard Fabian Ware, 14400 Bayeux, France
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Memorial, Monument, War Memorial, Cemetery, Tomb

About 50,000 soldiers that lost their lives during the Second World War lay peacefully at the British war cemetery in Bayeux. The cemetery is well maintained with the simple crosses replace by replaced by stone headstones with personalized inscriptions. The memorial is also popular for inscriptions that read:

  • "We saved the fatherland from William defeated Victor."
  • “We, once conquered by William, have now set free the Conqueror’s native land.”

Close to the cemetery is a memorial museum which is a recommended visit as well.

British War Cemetery Travel Tips

  • The cemetery is open 365 days of the year. 
  • Visit the cemetery only during the day. 
  • The museum is closed during lunch time.

How to Reach British War Cemetery

  • Train: Bayeux Train Station.

  • Au Ptit Bistrot
  • Le Nonan'T 
  • La Rapiere

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  • British War Cemetery Address: 1945 Boulevard Fabian Ware, 14400 Bayeux, France
  • British War Cemetery Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit British War Cemetery(preferred time): 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit British War Cemetery: 00:30 Mins
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  • 85.54% of people who visit Bayeux include British War Cemetery in their plan

  • 42.86% of people start their British War Cemetery visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see British War Cemetery

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

92% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting British War Cemetery

People normally club together Aure Du Commun and Bayeux Tapestry Museum while planning their visit to British War Cemetery.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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