Normandy Travel Information  A vacation to Normandy is sure to dazzle travelers with its memorable people and places that have influenced the history of Europe and the world. It is perhaps most famous as the site of the D-Day attack in World War II. Much of the area was destroyed or damaged during these operations and today you can tour numerous attractions that commemorate the events that took place. The Caen Memorial houses a small museum and is located just ten minutes from the WWII Landing Beaches. Another famous piece of Normandy history is the story of Joan of Arc, France's national heroine. It was in a square in the Normandy city of Rouen where she was burned at the stake, and the Musee Jeanne-d'Arc showcases her life, as well as her personal politics and accomplishments.Additional France travel information including vacation packages.
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