The Hotel Castel Fleuri
Close to the D-Day Beaches
Our 3-star hotel in Normandy is ideally located for you to visit the D-Day Beaches. Indeed, Cabourg is located less than 30 minutes away from Ouistreham and Sword Beach, third and final sector of the Anglo-Canadian landings. Sword was the code name for the most easterly beach of the five beaches of the Normandy landings. The 3rd British Infantry Division landed on this beach thanks to commando backing and the support of specially adapted tanks. The men had to rejoin the 6th Airborne Division. After this, their mission was to capture Caen, an objective that they finally met one month later on 9th July 1944.
The site contains a number of places of interest. These include the Bunker Museum of the Atlantic Wall in Ouistreham, located in a former artillery bunker on the Atlantic Wall, the Franco-British N°4 Commando Museum, the British military cemeteries at Hermanville-sur-Mer and Douvres-la-Délivrande, and the Pegasus Memorial Museum in Ranville.
A bit further afield is the Canadian Juno Beach sector and the Juno Beach Centre in Courseulles-sur-Mer, the Gold Beach sector located in the centre of the landing area with remnants of the artificial port in Arromanches-sur-Mer, the D-Day Museum detailing the conception and construction of the port, and the Arromanches 360 circular cinema, which presents the entire story of the Battle of Normandy in a 360o format.
Our hotel close to the D-Day Beaches is a charming place to stay on the Côte Fleurie in the heart of Normandy.