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Address: Pointe du Hoc | Calvados, 14450 Cricqueville-en-Bessin, France
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+33 2 31 51 62 00
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The location of the site where a group of American soldiers undertook the...

The location of the site where a group of American soldiers undertook the nearly impossible task of climbing massive cliffs with little equipment during the American invasion of Normandy in 1944.

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The bravery these Servicemen had: WOW!! Learned something: the craters were NOT caused by WWII but rather in 1970s, French military uses Du Hoc as range! Great place to... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The bravery these Servicemen had: WOW!! Learned something: the craters were NOT caused by WWII but rather in 1970s, French military uses Du Hoc as range! Great place to visit to understand this is Maisy Battery

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

During our trip through Normandy we went to Point Du Hoc. Please grab a folder to read about all the things that happened at Point Du Hoc. It is a nice walk through bunkers and along mortar holes. It is really impressive to see the bunkers and the holes. If you are going to Normandy please go and see Point... More 

Thank Suzanne_Erwin
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A place in Normandy that you have to visit. Very interesting and plenty to see!!! Lots of craters and bunkers to look at!!

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South Chailey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very poignant well worth a visit before or after omaha beach, amazing what those guys had to do to take the headland, their sacrifice gave us our tomorrow's.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got to Pointe Du Hoc late in the day. The museum was closed, but one could still walk to the actual site. No doubt the museum, like all we visited in Normandy was exceptional, but seeing the site, without interpretation other than some information boards, late on a spring afternoon, was one of the most dramatic and raw events... More 

Thank CorinthianExeter
Rozenburg, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We added this place to our trip around Normandie at the last moment. And must say this place is a must see place. The bunkers, the view, the area it self. A wow factor!!

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El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an unexpected treasure during our visit to Operation Overload (D-Day). We were amazed at the shear size of the craters. The fortifications some still intact some show the destruction. The beach is breathtaking with water so clear and surrounded by 90ft high cliffs. A Must See!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the top sites we saw on our day trip to Normandy and a must stop. It's like the battle was just yesterday. Absolutely incredible. We took the train from Paris out to Normandy at 7:45am. Takes 2hrs. Went to a museum. Then we hired a taxi driver for the day, about 5hrs and saw 6 sites... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting most of the D day sights I would say that is a highlight. If you have limited time, because the landing sites are spread over 100km choose this as your stop. I couldn't believe that you can still walk through all of the bunkers and artillery emplacements.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow is really all you can say. Seeing all the crater holes that are still there and how huge they are, the casements that had to be taken and the cliffs that had to be scaled was just amazing. Must See!!

Thank Tracy R

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