Private Tour : D-Day Beaches from Rouen ( Optional from Paris )

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Tour Number

Activity Level

279360


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour if fine for children though is is preferable for people already with some kind of interest for WWII history.

Friendly: No.
The tour involves some walking on uneven terrain and guest must be able to walk 500 without any difficulty.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (conversational), Polish (fluent), Italian (conversational), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Spend the day on the D-Day Beaches sites in Normandy n / with your private guide-driver


I will meet you at your place by 8AM. (For a Paris Pick-up ask me for a customized quote. )

First we'll stop in Ranville at the Pegasus Bridge, where 6th Airborne Division took control of the place from Horsa Gliders.

Then, let's go to Merville-Franceville bunkers where you will relive D-Day from a real bunker.

After another stop on Juno Beach, and at the Douvres Radar and Bunker Museum, let's go to the "Mulberry Harbour" built for unloading all the supply necessary for the Normandy Campaign.

Now, let's go have lunch on Omaha Beach.

After lunch, and after walking on this holy sand while I will explain you what really happened there, you will pay tribute to men buried at the Normandy American Cemetery.
Visit of the Visitor Center.

If time allows you will also visit Pointe du Hoc.

To finish your day I will show you the German Battery of Longues sur Mer.
These guns were the last ones destroyed on D-Day, and are still almost as they were when the KriegMarine Batallion left it.

Back same place 7PM.

Itinerary

8AM Rouen / Optional upon request PARIS

-This Itinerary can be modified to include Utah Beach, and the Cherbourg Peninsula sites like Ste Mère Eglise upon request.

10AM- Pegasus Bridge - Benouville

Merville Franceville German Bunkers and Battery

Courseulles sur Mer - Juno Beach

12. 30 -Arromanches les Bains - Mulberry Harbour- Gold Beach

Longues sur Mer - Longues sur Mer German Gun Batteries - Gold Beach

1PM - Lunch on Omaha Beach

Normandy American Cemetery - Omaha Beach

Pointe du Hoc - Utah Beach

Rouen by 7PM ( Optional upon request PARIS )

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: ROUEN - your hotel B&B Upon request, I can pick you up in Rouen or Paris for this tour. ROUEN - your hotel, B&B.

Duration: 10 hours

Weather and traffic and your wish to modify, shorten or extend the tour may affect the length of the tour.

Transportation

You will be driven in a brand new Volkswagen Caddy MAXI with AC and 6 large seats.

For a tour for 7 to 45 people, just ask me for a "Customized quote" and I will send it to you within 24 hrs.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: Transportation from ROUEN ( PARIS upon request ) & nearby and back to the same place

Guiding on the way and to all places visited all along the way.

Lights snacks and fresh water at your disposal in the car.

Entrance fees to museums.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 EUROS - You need around 20-25 euros for lunch.

Then around 20 Euros for some souvenirs you would like to buy in the museums.

Four good museums on the way:
-The Pegasus Bridge Museum,
-The Juno Centre on Juno Beach,
-The Arromanches 360 Cinema in Arromanches,
-The Overlord Museum by the American Cemetary.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Lunch and drinks

Souvenirs

A Recent Review of this tour

Igor was very professional,punctual and helpful as well as patient as we have so many luggages coming from iceland,he went out of his way to make sure the baggages all fit in his van then drives us to bayeux and along the way he explains the history of the region,i would recommend him anytime
Winston Amigo Chan

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    Tour Price

    464 GBP(for up to 6 people) (duration: 10 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    279360


    Categories

    City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour if fine for children though is is preferable for people already with some kind of interest for WWII history.

    Friendly: No.
    The tour involves some walking on uneven terrain and guest must be able to walk 500 without any difficulty.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Spanish (conversational), Polish (fluent), Italian (conversational), French (fluent), English (fluent)

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