Full day private tour with transport from Le Havre or Cherbourg
A tour along the Normandy coast visiting Utah and Omaha beaches and the key sites of the American D-Day landings. We will also visit the American Cemetery behind Omaha Beach, to see the final resting place of the young men who made the ultimate sacrifice.
We will visit: Utah Beach, St Mere Eglise, Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery. Please note that this tour starts from Le Havre or Cherbourg and is priced to include the extra toll and gas costs. For clients requiring a pickup from Caen or Bayeux please look for my equivalent tour listed under Bayeux - or on my tour guide page.
08:30 I will pick you up from your cruise ship or hotel by prior arrangement. We then drive to Utah Beach to see the beach and memorials, before visiting St Mere Eglise where the Airborne troops landed. After a quick lunch break we continue to Pointe du Hoc to see where the Rangers climbed the cliffs to destroy a German gun battery, before stopping at Omaha Beach. Our tour finishes at The American Cemetery, and from here we leave for the drive back to your start point.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Le Havre or Cherbourg Cruise Terminal or your hotel in these areas.
End location: I will return you to your start point at the end of the tour. Please note that some cruise ship schedules will require an earlier return to the ship. In this case the tour may have to be shortened.
Duration: 8 hours
This tour will run unless weather conditions become, or are forecast to become, dangerous. Please ensure you have a waterproof and suitable shoes with you on the day.
A comfortable modern monospace car is used to transport groups of up to 6 people.
The tour price includes all transport, tolls and guiding services for a group of up to 6 people.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
60 Euros - per person. Typical cost for a lunchtime meal in a restaurant is 20€ - 25€ per person, a light snack would be 10€ - 15€. Allow 5€ per head for a coffee and cake. 16€ for total entrance fees to museums.
All entry fees, meals and drinks are not included in the tour price.
Please note that this tour starts from Le Havre or Cherbourg and is priced to include the extra toll and gas costs. For clients requiring a pickup from Caen or Bayeux please look for my equivalent tour listed under Bayeux - or on my tour guide page.
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Andy Campbell gave us an outstanding tour of the Normandy beaches & museum! His knowledgeable commentary & expertise were matched only by his delightful personality & expert driving skill. A wonderful day for the 4 of us!