D-Day landing beaches with private driver and guide

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Tour Number

Activity Level

259016


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

French (fluent), English (fluent)

1 day trip to Normandy


With driver AND guide from Paris, immerse yourself in one of the major historical events of our time, the D-Day landing of June 6 1944. On the way, your private guide will give you a lot of information about Normandy, from the history of France to the local traditions and food.
First stop at Arromanches where you will see some remains of the artificial "Mulberry Port". Then stop at Longues-sur-Mer to see the last German batteries inland facing the shore.
Lunch in a typical French restaurant in Port-en-Bessin, charming picturesque harbor.
In the afternoon, you will go to the moving Omaha beach cemetery memorial.
Back to the van, let's drive along Omaha beach to « Pointe du Hoc » cliffs that American rangers' climbed on DDay.
Drive back to Paris. Drop off to your hotel in central Paris.

Itinerary

3 hours drive from Paris. First stop at Arromanches, Longues-sur-Mer.
Lunch in a typical French restaurant in Port-en-Bessin.
In the afternoon, you will go to the very moving Omaha beach cemetery memorial (around 1 hour)
Final stop at « Pointe du Hoc », the famous western cliffs overlooking the sea that the rangers' climbed on DDay.
Drive back to Paris (3 hours drive). Drop off to your hotel in central Paris or dock.

POSSIBLE TO TAKE YOU AT LE HAVRE DOCK (extra fees to be added as driver and guide will come to you from Paris).

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel / Cruise boat (Docks of Le Pecq, Javel, Le Havre, Rouen)

End location: Your hotel / Cruise boat (Docks of Le Pecq, Javel, Le Havre, Rouen)

Duration: 12 hours

Transportation

Luxury minivan with air-condition up to 6 people

What’s Included

Bottles of water
Live commentary on board
Private excursion with driver and licensed guide
Tolls

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 euros - Personal expenses
food

What’s Extra

Lunch
Personal expenses

A Recent Review of this tour

Marie was very knowledgeable and pleasant. The vehicle was very comfortable as we spent day traveling to Omaha Beach.
Clair Carlson

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