Spend the day on the D-Day Beaches sites in Normandy from Paris with your private guide-driver
I will meet you in Paris by 7AM.
The tour starts early to be as soon as possible on the D-Day sites.
First we'll stop near Caen in Ranville at the Pegasus Bridge.
There the 61stBritish Airborne Division took control of this bridge jumping from Horsa Gliders and parachutes to prepare the way for D-Day from the early morning of June 6th 1944.
Then, I'll show you the Merville-Franceville Baterry where you will relive D-Day from a real bunker.
After another stop on Juno Beach, and at the Douvres La Delivrande Radar and Bunker Museum, let's go to :
"Mulberry Harbour" built for the D Day in Arromanches.
Then, you will spend some time on Omaha Beach and the American Cemetaryto pay tribute to the men who gave their life to save Europe and the world.
To finish your day I will show you the German Batteries in a Longues sur Mer, and explain you the history of this battle.
Back in Paris by train with the 6. 54PM direct train.
9AM- Pegasus Bridge - Benouville
Merville Franceville German Bunkers and Battery
Courseulles sur Mer - Juno Beach
12. 30 -Arromanches les Bains - The Mulberry Harbour- Gold Beach
Longues sur Mer - The Longues sur Mer German Gun Batteries Gold Beach
The Normandy American Cemetery - Omaha Beach
The Pointe du Hoc - Utah Beach
Caen for the 6. 54PM direct train to Paris
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Paris
End location: Caen railway station
Duration: 10 hours
Weather and traffic and your wish to modify, shorten or extend the tour may affect the length of the tour.
You will be driven in a brand new Volkswagen Caddy with AC and 4 large seats.
I can customize a tour for up to 8 people with another vehicule, a 2016 VW Caravelle.
Please ask me for a "Customized Tour" .
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 or for some museum entrance fees.
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.
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