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Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

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1/2 mile east of Reviers on highway D35, Reviers, France
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

this was our second trip here, did it in 1989 and again now in 2018. A trip to the beaches should always be accompanied by a trip to the cemetery to pay your respect for the sacrifices. it is heart warming to see how well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brister4
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This cemetery is understatedly beautiful....everything about it is low key and peaceful and pays utmost respect to the men and women here....You cannot miss this if you are visiting Normandy and the landing beaches......

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank catherinek07
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This out of the way and smaller tribute to Canadians who made the ultimate sacrifice, is as beautiful and well maintained as its American counterpart. Just east of Reviers, the cemetery sits amongst fields, and has mature maple trees lining the perimeter of the site....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ajaxbhoy
Reviewed 4 August 2018

This out of the way cemetery is much smaller and more personal than the much larger American cemetery. There were a few parking spots on the side of the road in front of the cemetery, and a large parking spot, but it seemed difficult to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carlo9999
Reviewed 31 July 2018

There are two Canadian WWII cemeteries in Normandy. This is one of them and there are 2048 soldiers who sacrificed their life. Seeing all of the graves provides a visual understanding of the shear number of soldiers that died during WWII. The Commonwealth War Cemeteries...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

It is a more personal cemetery than the American one: it has more personal messages to the fallen heroes, flowers between each stone, flags and gifts. It is a very pretty cemetery filled with maple leaf trees.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Our family visited Juno Beach and stopped at the Canadian War Cemetery on our way back to our hotel and it was a very sobering experience. The cemetery is very well maintained, it's quiet and peaceful and our boys (12 & 14 yrs) appreciated the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Georgeglas
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

I think everyone who visits the American cemetery in Normandy should also visit the Canadian site as well. It’s about 20 miles away, but on a major roadway between for Falaise and Caen. It is a very moving experience and reminds us all of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This is one of so many cemeteries maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Those interred here are Canadians who lost their lives at Juno Beach. Saddest of all are the numbers of stones with no name, simply engraved "A Canadian Soldier of WWII".

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

It was a shame I was with a tour group as I wanted to spend hours here. The grounds are beautifully kept and it is one of the most peaceful yet harrowing places I’ve been in my life. Each tombstone had a quote that the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Yes, you definitely can. Either Google like the other response said to or check with your hotel. Well worth the trip too!
27 August 2016|
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Yes, definitely.