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

Look also my page : 2-10 days driving tour

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 Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your hotel or appartment within Paris or nearby suburbs

End location: At your hotel or appartment or anywhere else in Paris

Duration: 12 hours

Maybe a little more in case of bad traffic

Transportation

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

What’s Included

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

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

A Recent Review of this tour

Romain is the perfect guide. He is friendly, speaks English well, and is very knowledgeable. He is patient and willing to answer questions. Couldn't have asked for a better trip to Normandy.
Tiffany Hedger

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Private tour guide Romain

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