British War Cemetery, Bayeux

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British War Cemetery - A Quick Overview


Address: 14400 Bayeux, France

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Time Required: 00:30 Mins

Timings: 24-hrs Details

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Landmark, Historical Site, Memorial, Monument, War Memorial, Cemetery, Tomb

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About British War Cemetery, Bayeux

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 Information

  • 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 by Public Transport

  • Train: Bayeux Train Station.

Restaurants Near British War Cemetery

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

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British War Cemetery, Bayeux Reviews

  • Visited with my British friends in the summer of 2017. This cemetery is very well kept and is quite beautiful. Each headstone has the name and the division of the brave soldier who fought for all of our freedoms that we take for granted today. God save the queen, Viva la France, and God bless America.

  • A beautiful cemetery , we were passing and stopped to pay our respects to those that had given their lives for our freedom. As with all the war cemetery's they are kept so tidy and are so very beautiful and peaceful. Lest we forget.

  • Peaceful place for heros to rest, and for the rest of us to reflect on their sacrifice.

  • Beautiful & very moving. Well maintained as always.

  • In remembrance of the fallen comrades. The cemetery is amazing.

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