BRITISH MILITARY CEMETERY

  • British military cemetery of Pornic, war memorial, calvary, World War II, DESTINATION PORNIC

Presentation

Military cemetery with 399 graves of Commonwealth soldiers.
Among the 399 graves of the British Cemetery, 200 British soldiers as well as Canadians, Australians, New Zealanders, South Africans and Indians are buried following the sinking of the Lancastria on June 17th 1940.

It is possible to follow a tour of the site with Christophe COUPÉ, head gardener responsible for the Commonwealth cemeteries of the Great West as part of a visit "MEETINGS WITH OUR PASSIONS" entitled THE BRITISH MILITARY CEMETERY "For not falling into oblivion" organized by the Office of Intercommunal Tourism Pornic.

The cemeteries of Le Clion and Sainte Marie sur Mer also have some military graves.
Information
  • PERIOD OF SITE OR HISTORIC MONUMENT :
    • 20th century
  • DETAILS FOR CIVIL ARCHITECTURE :
    • Civil and Military Cemetery
  • VISITS :
    • Individual admission (without guide)
    • Individual guided tours
  • PETS :
    • Pets allowed
    • Pets only on leash
  • ACESSIBILITY :
    • Accessible with help
  • Geographical zone :
    • Pornic

Map

Map

FICHE_INFO_SIMPLE_LIBELLE_DESTINATION
Le Cimetière militaire britannique
Rue de la Croix Moinard
44210
PORNIC
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 47.11838
Longitude : -2.09567
Contact details
BRITISH MILITARY CEMETERY
Rue de la Croix Moinard
44210
PORNIC