Transfer Paris / CDG / Orly to Caen - Pegasus Bridge
Paris (Hotel or home address) - Caen-Pegasus Bridge
Shuttle transfer and visit Pegasus Bridge in Normandy near town of Caen
Pegasus Bridge site is located in the department of Calvados in Normandy. Built on an area of over 10.5 hectares, it consists of a museum, a café and a drawbridge 45.70 meters long. Pegasus Memorial Museum was built in memory of the heroic actions of the 2nd British Airborne Division during the Battle of Normandy.
Stories about the second world war, particularly the landing will be traced. The exhibition will be on a model that will tell the events. Objects, photographs and memorabilia from veterans donations are also kept in this gallery. Coffee Gondrée located near Bridge Pegasus Bridge is also part of the site. At the time of landing, the coffee was the basis for communication and coordination for the British. Currently, this place is, therefore, a place of pilgrimage for the survivors of the second world war.
Bridge Pegasus Bridge is a bascule bridge located near the Museum. More specifically, it is located on the Canal de Caen to the sea The original bridge was built in 1935 by the British. The main objective of the present bridge was supplying troops were on French soil. It was composed of floating roadways and unloading platforms. In 1994, he was replaced by a longer bridge and the debris of the former is still visible.
A few hundred meters from the Pegasus Bridge Bridge is also another bridge called Bridge Ranville. It also helps bridge across the Orne, which historically was stormed at landing. The remains of the bridge are still visible at Arromanches now. Also, for those who want to remember the story, do not hesitate to pop. A visit to this site will help you better understand the value of these treasures.