Excellent trip – Lovely area, well selected vineyards and Aude was an excellent guide. Highly recommended and one if the highlights of our trip.
Normandy British D-DAY sites
Reach Pegasus Bridge & Sword Beach Where the D-Day Landings Began
Explore the Hillman Fortress, a German Strong-Point on the Atlantic Wall
Pay Tribute as You Visit the Commonwealth Military Cemeteries
Please see below for pricing options:
Adult 70,00 € per person (13 to 64 years old)
Child 35,00 € per child (4 to 12 years old)
Senior 65,00 € per person (65 years old and above)
Special family deals:
1 adult + 2 children – 130,00 €
1 adult + 3 children – 165,00 €
2 adults + 1 children – 165,00 €
2 adults + 2 children – 195,00 €
2 adults + 3 children – 235,00 €
Daily departures at 9.00am and 2.00pm
From April 1st to October 31st 2019
Half Day Sightseeing Tour.
Minimum 2, Maximum 8. Larger groups please contact us.
Shared trips are available to be booked by different groups of people. For a tour to be confirmed, we need a minimum booking of 2 people.
Place de Québec in Bayeux.
Hotel pick-up not available.
Tour returns to departure point.
- Sites as mentioned in the itinerary
- English speaking qualified guide/driver
- Travel in recent, fully equipped Mercedes minivans
- Small group option – maximum 8 passengers per group
- Free Wifi access on board
- Bottled water in the vehicles
- Entrance fees or tasting fees unless mentioned
- Personal insurance & expenses
- Eventual Gratuities for the driver/guide
Normandy British Sector Sword Beach & Hillman Bunker - Half Day Tour
Follow the footsteps of the British troops that landed on D-Day with this Normandy battlefield tour!
The pick up location is centrally located in Bayeux, and one of our English speaking guides will pick you up.
During the early hours of June 6, 1944, the airborne forces of the British Army launched the Operation Deadstick in an attempt to capture two bridge roads without any damages made to them. The reason for that was that these road were the only way out for the British troops from Sword Beach. Our Normandy D-Day tour will take you to one of those bridges, Pegasus Bridge, now displayed in the Pegasus Museum.
British troops also landed on Sword beach on the morning of June 6, 1944. It is the most easterly located beach of the D-Day landings.
Then, this D-Day Normandy tour will take you to the Hillman bunker, one of the German strong points on the Atlantic Wall. 18 casemates as well as underground fortifications can still be seen, along with a memorial dedicated to the 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment, which liberated the place.
You will finish up this Normandy battlefield tour with a visit of the Commonwealth Military Cemeteries.
The largest one is located in Bayeux, where some German soldiers are also buried. The grounds of the cemetery have been gifted by France to the United Kingdom as a gesture for the sacrifice of British troops during the D-Day operations that led to the liberation of the country. A memorial to the unknown soldiers who died in Normandy is located just opposite the cemetery.
At the end of the British D-Day landing tour, you will be dropped off in Bayeux, at the same location where you were picked up.
Good to Know
- English speaking tour.
- Minimum number of 2 participants applies.
- Prices are per person.
- Our standard cancellation policy applies to this tour – Read More Here.
Great wine tasting trip – A tour through beautiful country with a knowledgeable tour leader to visit wineries. Each winery had a range of tastings and a good discourse on the growing of the grape and the wine produced.
Great experience and a lovely guide – With our very nice guide Daniele, a very well mixed group of members and some amazing wines, this trip was totally worth it.
Don’t miss this tour!! – We had a great time on the Alsace wine route tour. Flo was very friendly, warm and entertaining! We all fell in love with the picturesque little villages along the way and of course the wine was spectacular!
Great morning winetasting – We had a great time visiting two wineries in a morning, as well as driving through the Alsace countryside and having some time to explore the small towns. Great guide too.
Wonderful Trip! – Our guide Bridgette and the tour was wonderful and a perfect amount of time (and wine)! We loved seeing little towns and sampling some of Alsace’s finest wines! Memories of a lifetime!
The Ophorus Difference
Contagious Enthusiasm – ‘We had the most terrific guide! Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic’ – Virginia B. (Delaware, US)
Flexibility – ‘The guides really took an interest in what WE wanted to do’ Paul C. (UK)
Area Locals – ‘He was so much more than a driver. He really added local color and local flavor.’ Daniel W. (Georgia, US)
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