Let’s celebrate the 80th Anniversary of DDAY in Normandy at The Château de Villers-Bocage

Dive into a unique sensory and immersive experience on

May 25, 2024, from 11:00 AM to 11:30 PM

On the occasion of this unique celebration, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of liberation at Château de Villers-Bocage!

Let’s celebrate peace and freedom together during a day dedicated to historical memory at an iconic location of the battles in June 1944

🎶 Period music echoing in the air

🚗Vintage cars

💃 Popular ball

🏰Explore the hidden secrets of the castle during captivating guided tours

🏛️Exhibition of D-Day artifacts

🎥 Screening of the famous movie ‘La Grande Vadrouille’ under the starry sky

This exceptional celebration of the 80th anniversary of the D-Day will be an emotionally stirring experience not to be missed!

📅 Date : May 25th, 2024

⏰ Time: 11:00am to 11:30pm

📍 Where: Château de Villers-Bocage, 14310 Villers Bocage, Normandy. France

Food trucks will be available for on-site meals.


11:00 AM – Doors Open

11:00 AM – 7:00 PM – Treasure Hunt for children and adults

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Guided Tours of the Château

Due to an exceptional influx of participants for the guided tours of the château, we are obliged to suspend new pre-registrations.

However, we warmly invite you to enjoy our other activities and exhibitions and to explore the treasures of this day at your own pace.

We sincerely thank you for your keen interest in the history of the château!

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM – Dance Introduction – 1944 in Music

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM – Public Dance with the Pop Corn Ladies

9:50 PM – Screening of the film “La Grande Vadrouille” in the Château’s park

12:00 AM – Doors Close

For this special occasion, let yourself be carried away by the thrilling atmosphere of liberation at Château de Villers-Bocage! Immerse yourself in the history and culture of this era, discovering the significant events that took place in our region. Experience an unforgettable journey at the heart of this emotionally-charged place, to celebrate together the regained freedom.

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🎟️ Free admission! Event open to all public. Pre-register now by filling out the form below

N’hésitez pas à venir déguisés ou avec votre voiture d’époque!

We would like to express our deep gratitude to Normandy Region, The City of Villers-Bocage, the Office du Tourisme Pays de Vire, and France Bleu Normandie for their generous support of this initiative. Their commitment and assistance have been essential to the realization of this project, and we are grateful to have their valuable collaboration. The contribution of these local partners has greatly enriched our work and allowed us to promote our region in a more meaningful way. We are honored to have their support and look forward to continuing to work together for the development and promotion of our beautiful Normandy region.

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