German War Cemetery, Orglandes

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In Normandy, you may want to visit and appreciate the historical significance of a German War Cemetery. There are several in the area to see, making the activity quite easy to plan. One of the more famous military graves is La Cambe, located close to Bayeux, which presently contains more than 21,000 German military personnel of World War II. Adjacent to this cemetery is a peace garden with 1,200 maple trees.

Another popular site to visit is Orglandes War Cemetery, located on the northern edge of the village of Orglandes. These burials come from summer 1944, immediately following D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

Other graves in Normandy include Andilly, St-Desir-de-Lisieux, Marigny, Champigny-Saint-André, and Huisnes-sur-Mer. Put German War Cemetery into our Orglandes online itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Orglandes.
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  • September 25, 2017
    This cemetry, where over 20.000 german soldiers are burried, is a must see when visiting the region. Such a contrast with the bright white crosses of the allied forces, such serenity...  more »
  • August 23, 2017
    I went to the cemeteries during my visit in the region on the indications of an acquaintance. I enjoyed this place of quiet serenity loan. The Park is very well kept and the place to close information is full of very interesting information. Easy parking nearby for cars and motorcycles. Although skeptical at the beginning, I recommend this tour, much more soothing than the all too common American cemeteries.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Impressive and what a contrast with the white cross for the American and black for the Germans. Can we have some reluctance to come, me even during my last visit in Normandy 15 years ago I hadn't come. 15 years after I come and visit all these men who are dead and who did not want war but who was sucked into this madness despite them...
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