"Maisy" Maisy by vichatherly

Maisy Travel Guide: 3 reviews and 23 photos

We stopped here on the afternoon of day two of our four day tour of Normandy and the D-Day beaches.

The principal purpose of the trip was to visit the World War II beaches of Normandy. The beaches cover an area of over 60 miles and so we based ourselves in Bayeux, which put us in a fantastic central location.

We packed into our short stay the following villages and towns Arromanches-les-Bains for Gold beach and the Mulberry Harbour, Sainte-Mère-Église for the church, Utah beach and the US Airborne museum, Maisy for the batteries at Maisy and Pointe du Hoc, Colleville-sur-Mer for Omaha beach and the American Cemetery, Courseulles-sur-Mer for Juno beach, Bénouville for Pegasus Bridge and the Memorial Museum, Ouistreham for Sword beach, Merville-Franceville-Plage for the gun battery and Ranville for the CWGC Cemetery.

We took a look at the Musee de la Batterie de Maisy and the World Peace Statue Grandcamp Maisy, before going on to Pointe Du Hoc, the Musee D-Day Omaha Vierville, Omaha Beach and finally the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial.

  • Last visit to Maisy: Jun 2009
  • Intro Updated Oct 20, 2009
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  • ranger49's Profile Photo
    Aug 9, 2011 at 6:11 AM

    Hi Vic - It is a wonder we have nevr bumped into each other - not at a FB match but on our travels around the D-Day beaches! Enjoyed Merville-Franceville, by the way,- thanks to your Tip!
    Glad you like that view (I broke my leg soon after taking it!)

  • Segolily's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2009 at 10:19 AM

    This was another place we would have liked to visit but didn't have time for. Thanks for the descriptions.

  • Pawtuxet's Profile Photo
    Oct 23, 2009 at 10:15 AM

    thanks, much. another good page of info for my hubs.

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