Drive from Honfleur to Caen
12th Century church in Villerville
On the night of June 5, 1944
the Brits left England and landed near this German-held bridge via gliders.
Taking the bridge was the first victory of D-Day, with the mission completed
within 10 minutes.
The first building recaptured by the Allies on D-Day:
I liked the coo’s.
Our next stop was Caen, to see the D-Day museum.
I wrote a post about Caen in honor of D-Day a few weeks ago.
You can read that here.
Caen Cathedral Ruins
Abbaye aux Hommes
Manoir du Quesnay is next!