D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches, Private Full Day Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

304548


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent)

Visit the sites of the D-Day landing operations in June 1944 in Normandy


After a drive towards west of Paris see the cliffs of the Pointe du Hoc where the commandos during the night of June 6th 1944 cleared the german canons position in a heroic action, then see Omaha Beach where the American troops landed also called the bloody Omaha where 1000 soldiers were killed in a few hours, visit the American cemetery the largest in western Europe, go then to Arromanches and see what is left of the artificial sea harbor Mulberry B designed by Churchill engineers to supply the troops fight the German Reich armies.

Itinerary

After a 3 hours drive west of Paris see the cliffs of the Pointe du Hoc (40/50 minutes stop approx. ) where the commandos during the night of June 6th 1944 cleared the german canons position in a heroic action, then see Omaha Beach (30 minutes drive) where the American troops landed also called the bloody Omaha where 1000 soldiers were killed in a few hours, visit the American cemetery (1 hour stay) the largest in western Europe, go then to Arromanches (20/25 minutes drive) and see what is left of the artificial sea harbor Mulberry B designed by Churchill engineers to supply the troops fight the German Reich armies (D-Day museum visit approx. 45 minutes). Drive back to paris in a 3 hours time and be back at the end of the afternoon.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel inside Paris. please mention name and address.

End location: Your hotel.

Duration: 11 hours

Trafic on the way back might extend the length of the tour, especially Sundays.

Transportation

2018 Luxury 6 seater van with leather and A/C.

What’s Included

A 2018 Luxury 6 seater van, driver/guide, explanations, gas and tolls, parkings, entrances to the D-Day museum in Arromanches and other mentioned sites.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 EUR - For souvenirs if any. ATM are available everywhere.

What’s Extra

Lunch, a meal in Normandy costs an average 15/20 EUR/person, and souvenirs expenses if any..

A Recent Review of this tour

One of the most, if that the most, knowledgeable guides We have a come across. On time, personable, nice vehicle and extensive knowledge of our tours destination and all of world history! Thank yo we have come across. On time, personable, nice vehicle and extensive knowledge of our tours destination and all of world history.
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