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This is an amazing site and the owners keep in a marvelous state. When visiting, I strongly... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2018
Slade L
St. Albert, Canada

We could not get into the house on the day we visited, but this beautiful home was included as... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Vancouver, Canada
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34 Promenade des Francais, 14990 Bernieres-sur-Mer, France
+33 2 31 96 55 38
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

This is an amazing site and the owners keep in a marvelous state. When visiting, I strongly suggest bringing some historical photos or a book, then go on the beach and stand where the photo was taken. I feel that gives one a deeper connection...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Slade L
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We could not get into the house on the day we visited, but this beautiful home was included as part of a tour we did with Overlord. I just want to thank the kind man , and his family, who gave his home to honour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

While I have visited Juno Beach several times before and have been honored to actually visit with Nicole inside her house on three separate occasions it is always heart warming to return to what is believed to be the first house liberated on Juno Beach...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank M
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Like previous reviewers, we were also on a tour and happened to go by this house around lunch time, when the owner was outside with her family having lunch. We had just been told about the church steeple a few blocks away and how there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank elindoo
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I am now 85 and for many long years I’ve often wondered just what happened to a young Canadian soldier that got to know and were very friendly with during his short stay in our Hampshire village Headley. Walter was camped in a tent encampment...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank kennethsharman3
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This house was liberated June 6, 1944 by Canadian troops coming ashore at Juno Beach. It is sometimes known as Queen's Own Rifles House. Our group was privileged to be able to enter the house and hear the stories told by the owner.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Daleb0422
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Really powerful experience seeing the first liberated house the Canadians overtook and perhaps the first in France overall. The house has modest plaques around it showing the history as well as memorials and a big Canada flag on the house. There is a large Inukshuk...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This was a great tribute to the Canadian Soldiers who landed here. The photos and the plaques were great. Then to see the kids toys in the yard made people know what they had fought for.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank abnguero
Reviewed 3 August 2017

What can be said. Visit this place, learn the history and hear the stories told by the occupant staying at the house. He was very well versed in the history of the house and very welcoming. From the story of when a Vet who apologized...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank scott499
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Some will say, "It's just a house" but if you can appreciate the history behind it then it's certainly a worthwhile thing to see. Seeing is about all you'll do and, if you can imagine what it would have been like to stand on this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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