The Abbey of Cerisy-la-Forêt
The Abbey of Cerisy-la-Forêt is one of the oldest and most important abbeys in Normandy, it is considered a unique Romanesque lower Normandy jewel. Its apse of fifteen windows layered on three levels gives it a brightness and harmony rarely matched.
The Abbey of Jumièges
The Abbey of Jumièges is one of the oldest and most important Benedictine monasteries of Normandy. His visit is a crossing of 9 centuries of architecture, from 9th to the 17th century. The Abbey Notre-Dame, the main church of the Abbey, is an outstanding example of Norman Romanesque architecture.
The Airborne Museum
Two steps from the landing beaches, the Airborne Museum pays tribute to the American jumpers from the 82nd and 101st Airborne divisions American who jumped on Normandy during operation Neptune on the night of June 6, 1944.
Alençon founded its reputation since the 17th century to Alençon lace, a know-how inscribed on the Representative list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity (UNESCO). Ancient city of the Dukes of Normandy and the capital of the Orne department, Alençon has a rich architectural and cultural heritage.
American military cemetery of Saint-James
The American military cemetery of Saint-James gathers the bodies of 4'410 U.S. soldiers who died during the second world war, most of them during the campaigns of Normandy and Brittany in 1944.