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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. Using our online itinerary creator, Orglandes attractions like German War Cemetery can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • So many emotions in this German cemetery. Very austere place that still seems to wear the gravity of history... And what a contrast with the American cemetery.
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  • We visited this cemetery on October 18th. In front of the cemetery there is a parking lot, where you also can find an information board about the history of this German War Cemetery. Inside on the far...  more »
  • Very well maintained place that commands respect immediately past the sas. How sad all these dead, whose children are barely 17. See for soaking up the tranquility of the place and don't forget.
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