Shore Excursion, Day Trip / Out of Town
Kid Friendly: Yes. It might be difficult for children to fully understand the complexity of military experiences if not matures.From 10, it is reasonably feasible. Please, inform them prior to the tour that they would have to behave extremely well in a few places as cemeteries.
Maximum travelers: 7
French (fluent), English (fluent)
An introduction to the complexity of the DDay invasion
This alternative tour starts with La Cambe German Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc and a walk on Omaha beach, the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, then Longuessurmer German coastal gun battery, which had a new modern rangefinder in 1944, and the outstanding remains of Mulberry B, the artificial harbour planned and built in England prior to the invasion, needed by the Allied Forces to bring the supplies, at Arromanches. And back to your ship, enjoy the norman countryside and surely a short nap time to recover your strength!
We will see during that day many highlights, the German Military cemetery, Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach, The American Cemetery, Longuessurmer and Arromanches. This itinerary may be flexible and be subject to change on that day.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At Le Havre, I will wait for you outside of the cruise building and hold a sign with your name on it. My pictures on this site will also help you to recognize me.
End location: At the same port normally.
Duration: 10 hours
It greatly depends on your ship schedules.This is maximum frame.
My minivan is a Peugeot Expert Tepee 2012,air-conditioned seating 8 (so, 7 guests)very comfortable for a full-day tour, clean and nicely brown hickory coloured. If necessary I can also offer a small bus and driver service (from 19 to 30 seats)at an additional 800 euros, ideal for big family party. In that case, thank you for emailing me in advance in order to check availabilities for this extra.
Transportation is included in my minivan, highway tolls and all insurances on site and in my vehicule. My services as a private tour guide is included.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 euros - Meals are at your own's expenses. This tour does not include any museums but if required on that day as a valuable change it would be an extra cost for you.
Food and entrance fees eventually.