Join in the major events in Normandy in 2019

Normandy will host three major international events in 2019, making it an exceptional year, what with: The 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings and the battle of Normandy; Armada 2019 (a gathering of historic ships); and the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™.


  • I would like further information on Armada 2019
    In 2019, Armada, one of the largest regular gatherings of historic ships in the world, will celebrate its 30th anniversary. Several million visitors are expected to pack Rouen’s quays to admire the most prestigious ships and boats, plus their crews.

    Learn all about Armada 2019


  • I would like further information on the Fifa Women’s World Cup France 2019™ matches in Le Havre

    In June 2019, Le Havre will host several matches in the Fifa Women’s World Cup France 2019™, including a quarter final. This is a much-anticipated event in the town that saw the creation of France’s first football club, back in 1872.

    Come and support the teams!


  • I am seeking information on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings and the Battle of Normandy, taking place in 2019
    International commemorations, major fireworks and parachute displays, liberation balls and more… in 2019, there will be lots of events in Normandy to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings and the Battle of Normandy. Come and join in this celebration of freedom!

    Get all the information on the 75th anniversary


  • I wish to visit the memorial sites linked to the D-Day landings and the Battle of Normandy
    To help preserve the environment and support sustainable development, please note, we do not send out brochures; instead, we encourage you to download our guides and only to print those pages you feel you really need.

    Download the Visitors’ D-Day Guide

  • I wish to join in the festivities around 6 June 2019 and through the summer

    Consult the programme


  • I wish to travel around on 6 June – what should I know about travelling that day? 
    Regarding official international ceremonies, note that you will need to put in a request to the Préfecture de Région (the Normandy Regional Council Head Office) to ask for a pass if you wish to travel within the specific zone concerned.

  • I am looking for accommodation around 6 June
    Please note, many accommodation providers are already fully booked for the week around 6 June 2019, particularly around the five D-Day landing beaches. We suggest you search for accommodation further inland.

    Consult the list of accommodation available

  • I wish to take part in the 2nd edition of the Forum Normandie pour la Paix
    The event will take place on 4 and 5 June 2019. This is an internationally recognised, leading gathering for discussing world peace. It’s also a place to meet people and exchange information.

    Learn more about the Normandy World Peace Forum