After exploring the Normandy beaches area all day, we arrived just before sunset at the Canadian Cemetery in Bény-sur-Mer, Normandy, France. Located about 15 minutes away from the Juno Beach Centre, the Canadian cemetery, like the American and other Normandy graves, is considered native Canadian soil, given in perpetuity and without any cost or tax. When we arrived, we discovered that we were the only ones visiting, which made the whole experience that much more special.
The above panorama was taken while standing in one of the two observation towers at the front of the cemetery. The Cross of Sacrifice can be seen in the image center.