Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion
Kid Friendly: No. Unless passionate about WW2 and Normandy no kids under 12
You must be able to get in and out of a car'.
Maximum travelers: 8
English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (conversational)
D-Day sites to be remembered
Visit the sites that made history, on June 6th 1944 the US Airborne dropped from the skies to meet their destiny and change history for the better we will visit the famous town of Sainte-Mere Eglise then followed by D-Day's 2nd most dangerous mission : Pointe-du-Hoc we will go to Omaha Beach
known as " Bloody Omaha" and finish the tour by paying our respects to the fallen American soldiers who gave their lives at the American Military cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer.
(If we have time I'll gladly add more stop if time permits)
Sainte Mère Eglise
First village liberated by US Airborne forces. Hear about the story of the paratrooper who got caught on the church steeple.
Find out how 8th century agricultural technics made a 20th century army's movement almost come to a halt and how we over came it. .
Utah Beach (If not enough time, this stop will be skipped)
D-day's most dangerous mission where U. S. Rangers scaled 100 ft. high cliffs
Learn how it got it's name "Bloody Omaha", 3600 casualties in the first 3 hours
Omaha Beach Memorial museum visit*
Visit of US Military Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At cruise ship terminal with sign that has the name that was used for the reservation of tour.
End location: At the cruise ship terminal
Duration: 8 hours
Depending on when your cruise ship arrives in Port we will be able to see everything, if you have time issues ONLY Sainte Mere Eglise, Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach and US Military cemetery will be seen, along with a "hedgerow explanation"
9 Passenger Citroen Space Tourer van 2018
I can have 8 people on board with me.
Automatic (for smooth ride) Cruise crontrol and a panoramique roof.
Pick up at cruise ship terminal, transportation and your guide for the day
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 Euros - € 15 for lunch and (probably more) for souvenirs
Lunch and museum (if time permits it) souvenirs at museum gift shop.
I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.
There are 3 things I don't talk about on my tours :
- Sexual Matter/Sports
We've got plenty of other things to discuss.