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Hermanville War Cemetery

Hermanville-sur-mer, France
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Peaceful and hidden place

Just in front of the church and the local cemetery you will find the way to the War Museum. Not so... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Nuria M
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Barcelona, Spain
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Thank you TripAdvisor , we found Hermanville cemetery with no problems, so beautifully tended and peaceful, an oasis of

We booked a hire car to pick up from Charles De Gaulle airport , it took us an hour to get from... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
sheila s
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4 Aug 2017
“Peaceful and hidden place ”
14 Jun 2017
“Thank you TripAdvisor , we found Hermanville cemetery with no problems, so beautifully tended and peaceful, an oasis of”
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Just in front of the church and the local cemetery you will find the way to the War Museum. Not so easy to find it but really worth it.

Thank Nuria M
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

We booked a hire car to pick up from Charles De Gaulle airport , it took us an hour to get from terminal 1 to terminal 2a we walked endlessly , as an 80 year old not good , car hire pick up must be...More

Thank sheila s
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

very moving experience, look up the records and visit the graves which have flowers placed on them every 6th June by local primary school children. Sometimes you have 2 graves together as they could not divide the bodies correctly, very sad but strangely uplifting to...More

Thank Chibrussels
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Had a little difficulty locating the British Cemetery in Hermanville - would like better signage - worth the time hunting it down though.

Thank Dragonman1948
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

This is a quiet and immaculate kept war cemetery that is off the beaten track. it is well attended and is thought provoking. It was a place for contemplation for the people that died for our freedom. I came away emotional and moved . ....More

Thank Paul_osborne46
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

A quiet and immaculate cemetery, inland from Sword beach. Very moving place to contemplate the young men who fought on our behalf

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Reviewed 15 September 2015

We have just returned from 4 days in Normandy and having visited two British cemeteries (Hermanville and Bayeux) the quietness and serenity at both is unreal. It's as if the surrounding countryside & nature knows exactly what importance the graves have ....you hear nothing while...More

Thank PaulFe1
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

I visited what must have been the American war cemeteries as a teen and so on our visit with our children I wanted to find a British one. Much smaller than it's American counterparts, the British War Cemetery in Hermanville was equally moving. Tucked away...More

Thank RaeWilks
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Writing a review of such a place seems like a fairly crass exercise so this is more of a report of an experience. This was my first visit to a war cemetery and it moved me really deeply. I was staggered by the number of...More

1  Thank MJA178
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Reviewed 26 December 2014

Normandy is scattered with small war cemeteries that contain the graves of 1000s of British and commonwealth soldiers. Not easy to find but the info on www.battlefieldsww2.50megs.com helped us locate it. It contains approx 1000 graves and is set in a peaceful and tranquil setting...More

1  Thank lavenderluna
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