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COVID-19 update: what you need to know to visit Normandy American Cemetery

COVID-19 update: what you need to know to visit Normandy American Cemetery

(last updated: September 2, 2021)
Visitors who plan to visit Normandy American Cemetery should be advised of the following guidelines:

  • At this time, a Health Pass (Pass Sanitaire) is not required to visit the Normandy American Cemetery and Visitor Center.
  • As of Aug. 12, 2021, the Normandy Visitor Center is closed to the public.
  • Please note that wearing a mask is mandatory in all indoors and outdoors spaces, and hand sanitizer dispensers are available on site in various locations.

Travel: Please note that the exit D30 (Formigny) on the N13 leading to the cemetery via Formigny and Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is closed from September 1 to October 1 included, due to road work.
While driving from Paris, Caen or Bayeux, the best option is to take Exit D38 (Cussy/Vaucelles) and take the direction of Tour-en-Bessin, Mosles, Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes and Colleville-sur-Mer.

Welcoming visitors in the safest way possible and which ensures the health and safety of our staff and visitors is of the utmost importance. We continue, therefore, to provide visitor services in full compliance with the latest French Government direction.

If you have any questions, please send contact our staff directly at +33 (0)2 31 51 62 00 or send an email to NormandyVisits@abmc.gov.

To learn about the operational status for all ABMC cemeteries, please visit: www.abmc.gov/operational-status.

Since 1923, ABMC’s sacred mission is to honor the service, achievements, and sacrifice of the more than 200,000 U.S. service members buried and memorialized at 26 cemeteries and 32 monuments.