Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion
Kid Friendly: Yes. Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids from 6/7 year will be interested, but remember that some facts, like the numbers of fallen soldiers can shock younger kids
Most places are suited for wheelchairs but there are exceptions, please check first.
Maximum travelers: 8
English (fluent), French (fluent)
Discover Normandy from Cherbourg
Discover Normandy from the other big harbour in Normandy Cherbourg. From here you can discover the peninsula of the Cotentin. You visit the pointe de la Houghe with it's wilde cliffs, visit Utah beach, Sainte mere Eglise, Omaha Beach, go to the Mont Saint Michel or even go till Bayeux for the Bayeux tapestry.
I can even bring you to Juno Beach for our Canadian guest. A lot is possible from Cherbourg.
This trip is suited for group of 4 to 8 visitors.
IMPORTANT! Due to a very busy schedule from May till September, please make your request way ahead.
The D-Day beaches have ruffly three sectors:
- Us with:
- Omaha Beach, US Cemetery at Colleville, La pointe du Hoc . (Ranger memorial), are the most famous ones.
- Canadian with:
- Juno Beach, Juno Beach Memorial, Canadian Cemetery at Beny/ . Reviers, are the most famous ones.
- British: Gold Beach, Sword Beach, Bayeux Commonwealth . Cemetery, Artificial Harbor at Arromanches, Pegasus Bridge, . are the most famous ones.
IMPORTANT It is not possible to do all in one day
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Cherbourg dock
End location: Cherbourg dock
Duration: 9 hours
May vary about 30 minutes depending the traffic
A comfortable mini van with full A/C for each guest and the possibility to load your electronic equipment
The driving and the guiding on the chosen sites. I do not recommend visiting a museum as they need around 1 hour time to visit. This 1 hour is part of the 9 hour time frame
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Euros - Lunch and souvenirs, count 10 to 20 euro more if you want to visit one or several museum.
IMPORTANT! Many shops in Normandy refuse to accept 500 and 200 euro bills, the best is to use small 50 and 20 euro bills.
Any Museum entry, lunch and souvenirs.
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Richard was an absolutely outstanding tour guide. One of the best we've experienced! He was very knowledgeable and explained D-Day in an expert way. He took us to all the important places, in addition to places that the big buses don't go. The day was truly memorable.