City, First Time Visitor, Shore Excursion, Youth and Family
Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is fine for children though is preferable for people already with some kind of interest for WWII history.
The Tour is suited for people able to walk at least half a mile.
Some uneven terrain at the Pointe du Hoc and on the Beaches.
Prepare good walking shoes and dress in layers as the weather is unpredictable in Normandy
Maximum travelers: 6
Spanish (conversational), Polish (fluent), Italian (conversational), French (fluent), English (fluent)
Enjoy a complete tour of the D-day Beaches from Le Havre ( from your pier) US Sites only
I will meet you in Le Havre at your pier at 8AM.
First we'll stop at the American Cemetary at around 9. 30AM to spend some time paying tribute to the "Men of Normandy".
Visit of the Visitor's center.
Then, we'll walk on the Omaha beach and I'll explain you how that day was so awful for the Big Red One and the 29th Infantry Div.
Then, I will show the Higgins Boats ( Landing Crafts) just next to Omaha.
12. 30AM Lunch on Omaha Beach just by the National Guard Momument and next to a huge German Bunker.
After a nice lunch, let's head toward the Pointe du Hoc.
where the US Rangers led by Lt James Rudder took this german strongpoint believed to host serious big guns.
Now, let's head toward Utah Beach to see where the 4th Infantry Division and Theodore Roosevet Jr landed and succesfully took the beach in one morning.
There, you will visit the Utah Beach Museum, and see some actual german bunkers.
On the way back we'll stop for apple brandy tastings and a distillery visit.
Back in Le havre for 6. 30PM.
Le Havre Quai Roger Meunier /Your Pier
9. 30AM- 12AM
Normandy American Cemetary
1PM Pointe du Hoc
2. 30PM 4PM
Utah Beach Sainte Marie du Mont
6/ 6. 30PM
Le Havre QRM /Your Pier
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Le Havre - Your pier
End location: The same as pick-up
Duration: 10 hours
Traffic and weather and your health condition may affect the length of the tour and the number and duration of stops.
You will be driven in a brand New Renault Traffic Luxury Edition with AC and six large seats.
A large trunk can easily accomodate any large luggage.
Transportation from the pier and back to your pier in Le Havre.
Guiding on the way and to all places visited all along the way.
Lights snacks and fresh water at your disposal in the car.
Entrance Fees to all the sites
If your schedule allows a stop in Bayeux for the Bayeux Tapestry can be added to the itinerary in the summer at no additionnal cost.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 Euros - Around 20 Euros for Lunch & something to get one or two souvenirs.
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Excellent tour guide, knew his history and made the tour very special