Enjoy a Private Tour from Bayeux or Honfleur to the D Day Beaches and see the Bayeux tapestry
First, I will explain you the historical context of this masterpiece of Medieval art.
Visit of the Bayeux Tapestry.
Then, let's go to the D-Day Beaches starting with the Artificial Harbour of Arromanches also called "Mulberry Harbour" on Gold beach
"The 100 Days of Normandy" ( 360° cinema )
Lunch in the best restaurant of Omaha Beach facing the monument "The Braves".
Then, I will explain you in the utmost details what really happened on this holy ground, and why this place was called for a long time the Bloody Beach.
Now, let's go to the Pointe du Hoc where the US 2nd Rangers Battalion had to climb 100 feet cliffs at night under heavy fire to get control of this position.
Now, at the Normandy American Cemetery you will see the graves of the 9388 men who gave their lives to save Europe and Freedom. ( 90 min)
Visit of the Visitor Center.
Next on our way back, we'll stop to see the Canons of Longues sur Mer, were still shooting on June 6th 1944 at 4 AM.
Back in at the same place -7PM
9. AM Bayeux - Honfleur
9AM - 10-AM-Bayeux Tapestry or 11AM-12AM from Honfleur
10. 30AM -Arromanches les Bains - Mulberry Harbour- Gold Beach
11AM-Longues sur Mer - Longues sur Mer German Gun Batteries Gold Beach
12. 30AM - Lunch on Omaha Beach -OR in Ste Mère Eglise by the church where Pvt John Steel fell.
( if lunch is in Ste Mère Eglise, then, less time for Omaha Beach and the Normandy American Cemetery )
---Ste Mère Eglise - Dropzone of the US Airborne on June 6th 1944---
1. 30 PM - Utah Beach
2PM - Brecourt Manor
3PM - Dead's Man Corner - Ste Marie du Mont
3. 30PM-5PM -Normandy American Cemetery - Omaha Beach
5. 30 PM - Pointe du Hoc -
Bayeux- Honfleur by 7PM
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 9 hours 30 min.
The Tour starts at 9AM in Bayeux or Honfleur and finishes at 7PM back in Bayeux or Honfleur
But I can accomodate to any other requirements.
Weather and traffic may affect the length of the driving.
I know shortcuts and always make sure to show you as most as possible.
I will always have you back at least one hour before your ship's schedule to leave.
You will be driven in a 2018 Volkswagen Caddy MAXI VAN with AC and 6 large seats.
Would you need a tour for more than 6 people and up to 45 please feel free to ask me for a "customized tour".
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 euros - 50 euros - You need around 20-25 euros for lunch.
Then around 20 Euros for some souvenirs you would like to buy.
Three good souvenirs shops on the way:
-The Arromanches 360 Cinema in Arromanches
-The Overlord Museum by the American Cemetery
- The Bayeux Tapestry museum in Bayeux
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
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Igor is so knowledgeable about Normandy and WWII. We had a very good day. Timing our cemetery visit to coincide with the lowering of the flag and taps was quite nice. Touring the sites supplemented by relevant videos while in transit made the whole day interesting and enjoyable.