Juno Beach, Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer

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At Juno Beach, see the place where Canadian and British troops first landed during World War II's Operation Overlord in 1944. Today, a cultural center and a museum stand here, commemorating the lives lost and drawing plenty of visitors to the area. You can learn more about this historic site from the pamphlets and boards, or by joining a guided tour. Take a break at one of the numerous restaurants and cafes on site. By using our Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer trip itinerary maker app , you can arrange your visit to Juno Beach and other attractions in Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer.
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  • It is one of the five landing beaches. It is very exploited facing tourism and has no special interest. There is parking in the area.
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  • The 3rd Canadian Infantry Division landed at Juno and despite suffering over 50% casualties they not only took their objectives but they then moved further in land from the beach then any others. Smal...  more »
  • To be on top of the hill looking down at the beach and remembering that 73 years ago it was a scene of horror as thousands of troops made their way ashore as the Germans were shooting back with their ...  more »

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