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Merville-Franceville-Plage

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Merville-Franceville-Plage is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.GeographyMerville-Franceville-Plage, more usually called Franceville, is situated on the Côte Fleurie, 6 km from Cabourg and 14km from Caen. Merville Franceville is located on the right/east side of the Baie de l'Orne.The back country is a plain, favourable to cereal cultivation and dairy cattle.ClimateThe commune has a maritime climate : Winters are warm and summers rarely suffer from excessive heat.SightsRedoute de Merville, fortification edified on Vauban's plans in 1779. Rediscovered by the occupying forces during the Second World War.The Merville Gun Battery (Batterie de Merville) is an historic site situated on the eastern flank of the landing area codenamed Sword. Lieutenant-Colonel Terence Otway, and the 9th Parachute Battalion, neutralized the German battery during the Battle of Merville Gun Battery on 6 June prior to the beach landings.
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