Site de la Pointe du Hoc

Pointe du Hoc was a strategic site in the German fortifications on the Normandy coast that was attacked by Colonel Rudder's 2nd Ranger Battalion on the morning of 6 June 1944. The site stands 30m above the sea with remnants of the German artillery battery.


free entry all year

Opening time

Visitor Centre
01/04-30/09: 9am-6pm
01/10-31/03: 9am-12.30pm/1.30pm-5pm
Free wheelchair upon request, subject to availability

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