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
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
--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.
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".
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 euros - Around 25 euros needed for lunch.
Some cash for some souvenirs.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
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