Airborne assault to Holy Mother Church
With Utah Beach, Sainte- Mere-Eglise was one of the two zones of air landing. Indeed, the allied forces of the 82nd and 101st Airborne landed around Sainte-Mère-Eglise on 6 June 1944. Relive this crazy day through circuits developed in the town , a guided tour of the church and many memorials. At 20 minutes from the Castle of Bricquebec, you go with the first joint Sainte-Mère-Église in history cotentin liberated by the Americans. Sainte Mere Eglise is the ideal starting point to discover the landing beaches and especially Utah Beach in Sainte Marie du Mont..