We are ideally situated near the WW2 landing beaches in Normandy, France.

You can find us in Google Maps, Waze, and Maps.

Our address is : 19 rue de la Vieille Place, lieu-dit Le Lieu Besnard, 14230 La Cambe

Itinerary :

From the N13, which is the main road between Caen and Cherbourg, take the exit of La Cambe.
In the village, take the first turn on your right at the church car park (Place de la 29ème Division), towards La Vieille Place.
Follow the road Rue des Vignets up until the statue of the Virgin Mary, where you turn right on “rue de la Vieille Place”. Follow the winding and narrow road between the hedges for 500m and after the exit of La Cambe, follow the signs to Spirit of 1944.

Caen-Carpiquet airport: 50km
Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport: 308km
Caen railway station : 56km
Bayeux railway station : 25km
Cherbourg Harbour: 70km
Caen-Ouistreham Harbour : 70km
Calais Harbour/tunnel : 400km

We recommend the following sites and museums

– Cimetière Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
– Pointe du Hoc : 7,5km
Cimetière Militaire Américain à Colleville-sur-Mer : 10km
Musée Overlord : 10km
– Musée Big Red One Assault: 10km
Cimetière Militaire du Commonwealth à Bayeux: 25km
Tapisserie de Bayeux : 25km
– Cathédrale de Bayeux : 25km
– Batterie de Longues sur Mer : 31km
Musée du Débarquement à Arromanches : 34km
D-Day Experience : 24km
Musée Utah Beach : 34km
– Le Mont Saint Michel : 118km

Should you wish to use the services of a guide, we recommend François Gauthron, WWI & WWII Historian and Battlefield Tour Guide email :

We will be pleased to suggest daily itineraries and visits of the WWII landing beaches, museums and sites and provides maps and guides.


Our favorite restaurants

La Trinquette, Grandcamp-Maisy

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La Marine, Port-en-Bessin and Arromanches

L’Angle Saint Laurent, Bayeux

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Our favorite bar

La Frégate, Grandcamp-Maisy

For lunch only, La Frégate in Grandcamp-Maisy, facing the sea.

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Our favorite 1940s place

L’Atelier in Carentan

Open the first Saturday of each month for drinks, lunch, and dinner

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