Le Pont Bailey

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Military and war memorabilia

Made in England in the 1940s, this bridge served a important role during the Battle of Normandy in 1944. It had crossed the English Channel in the days following D-Day to form a vital part of the Arromanches artificial harbour (Mulberry 'B').<br/>
In 1958 the bridge was moved from Arromanches to be reassembled about 60 miles inland where, for 60 years, it bridged the river Vire between Pont-Farcy and Fourneaux, replacing a small metallic lock-keeper's bridge destroyed by the Germans in 1944.<br/>
In 2008 he was restaured in Pont-Farcy.




Opening period :

From 01/01/2023 till 31/12/2023