Private DDAY Tour in Normandy

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Tour Number

Activity Level

213134


Categories

Youth and Family, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and get off from the car

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (advanced)

In a confortable 7 seats Mercedes Viano


UTAH-OMAHA-GOLD-JUNO-SWORD : 50 miles of memorable beaches. This is a Tour tailored for all people who want to pay tribute to the soldiers who died for us in WW2
On the road, we may talk of the history of Normandy, the vikings, William the Conqueror, Jeanne d'Arc, cows, cheeses (Camenbert), cider and seafood, the harbours of Rouen, Honfleur and Le Havre, the birth of modern tourism in Deauville in the 19th c, of impresionnist painting
But here comes the subject : the origins of World War II, the battle of France, the failure of a first landing in 1942, the nazi Atlantic Wall, the preparation of DDAy in England, the Overlord operation, the Battle of Normandy, Churchill- Eisenhower-de Gaulle, edgeroses, PLUTO, french resistance, spies and misinformation. . .
Let me guide you to the main spots of the Battle :
- Action : Pointe du Hoc where the 2d of Rangers landed first
- Memory : Omaha and the american cemetery
- Logistic : Arromanches and its artificial Harbour

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Itinerary

Departure early between 7 to 7:30 from your hotel

- 3 hours drive to Normandy passing nearby La Defense, Versailles, Giverny, Rouen, Honfleur, Deauville, Caen, Bayeux

Time to visit :
- Pointe du Hoc
- Omaha Beach
- American Cemetery of Colleville sur mer
- The artificial Harbour of Arromanches
- The DDay museum of Arromanches

- 3 hours drive to come back to Paris.
Drop off around 7 PM at your hotel acccording to the traffic

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

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

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 12 hours

Duration depends on the traffic

Transportation

Transportation in a 8 seats mini-van (Mercedes Viano)

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: - Transportation in a 8 seater van
- Fully licensed tour guide and driver
- Gas, tolls, parking, insurance
- All taxes (VAT)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Euros - Lunch in a local restaurant

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Personal expenses : food, drinks and souvenirs
Entrance ticket to museum in Arromanches

A Recent Review of this tour

Romain was a knowledgeable and well-spoken guide for our trip to Normandy. He knows a lot of Paris and Normandy history, and was enjoyable to be with. The vehicle was spacious and comfortable. If you want a top-notch day tour of Normandy, Romain is a great option.
Paul Jepsen

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Private tour guide Romain

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