Private Tour of the D-day beaches from Cherbourg US Sites Cruise Shore Excursions

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Tour Number

Activity Level

237364


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

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: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car by yourself and to walk at least 30 minutes.
Some walking is involved in the tour.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

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

Private tour - D Day Beaches from Cherbourg US Sites


I will meet you at the pier at 8AM with fresh croissants and coffee to start your day.

Then, let's go to Ste Mère Eglise where the US Airborne division paratroopers jumped back on June 6th 1944.

Next, let''s go to Utah Beach to see and understand why on this beach the D-Day landings were so successful with Brig. Gal. Roosevelt Jr.

Now, let's go to Omaha beach and the the Pointe du Hoc where the US Rangers had to climb 140 feet cliffs at night under heavy fire to get control of the Germans Batteries.

Omaha Beach :
Let's go to the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville sur Mer to see the graves of all these men who gave their lives to save Europe and freedom. ( 90mn on site)

Then I will show you the amazing Artificial harbor called "Mulberry Harbor" built for the D Day in Arromanches.
Arromanches and the 360° cinema "The 100 Days of Normandy" (20' movie)

To finish your day your guide will show you the German Batteries of Longues sur Mer.

Back at your ship 6PM

Itinerary

8AM Cherbourg

Ste Mère Eglise- Utah Beach

Pointe du Hoc - Utah Beach

American Cemetary - Colleville sur Mer - Omaha Beach

Longues sur Mer - Omaha Beach

Arromanches - Gold Beach

6PM Cherbourg

--Itinerary can be adjusted to fit to your ship schedule--

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 9 hours

Weather and traffic may affect the duration of the tour though I always make sure to have you back at your pier at least one hour before your ship is due to leave.

Transportation

You will be driven in a 2018 Volkswagen Caddy MAXI VAN with AC and 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".

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Transportation and Guiding all the way and on all of the Dday sites.

Water and light snacks included in the car.

All entrance fees to all sites visited.

If your schedule allows a stop in Bayeux for the Bayeux Tapestry can be added to the itinerary in the summer at no additionnal cost.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 euros - Around 25 euros needed for lunch.

Some cash for some souvenirs.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Lunch, soft drinks.
Souvenirs, DVD's...

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    237364


    Categories

    Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

    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: Yes.
    You must be able to get in and out of a car by yourself and to walk at least 30 minutes.
    Some walking is involved in the tour.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

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

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