Fantastic fun – Wonderful! everyone should experience it because there is no words to explain &our guide was very good educative fun co-operative.
Normandy D-Day Beaches & Sites
Visit the Normandy Landing Beaches & Sites
From Bayeux reach the Normandy region
Arrive at Omaha Beach and listen to the tale of D-DAY
Visit Other Important Normandy D-Day sites including Pointe du Hoc
Tour conducted by Experienced Guide
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From 390€ per group of 2 -8 persons
Everyday on request
From March 1 to November 30, 2020
4 Hours (approx.)
Private half-day sightseeing tour
Minimum 2 people, maximum 8
Larger groups please contact us
Pick up from your hotel in Bayeux or in a 30 km range around the city
- Sites as mentioned in the itinerary
- English-speaking qualified guide/driver
- Travel in recent, fully equipped A/C minivan
- Small group option – maximum 8 passengers per group
- Bottled water in the vehicles
- Entrance fees or tasting fees unless mentioned
- Personal insurance & expenses
- Meals & drinks
- Gratuities for the driver/guide
REACH THE COASTAL BATTLEFIELDS ROAD
Departing from Bayeux, you will first reach the coastal battlefield area of Omaha Beach. Here, listen to your guide as you are taken back in time to hear the tale of one of the boldest and most successful large scale invasions in military history. Omaha was by far the toughest assignment in Overlord and was the most heavily defended of all the beaches; its bunkers, fighting positions, and obstacles were intended to repel any Allied landing.
DRIVE TO POINTE DU HOC
After a short drive, you will be taken to the Pointe du Hoc site; located between Utah & Omaha beaches, this prominent position along the coast of Normandy, was a focal point of the amphibious assault by U.S. forces during the early morning hours of D-Day, 6 June 1944. Here, Lt. Col. James E. Rudder, commanding the 2nd Ranger Battalion, received the mission to land at 6:30 a.m., scale the 100-foot cliffs, and disable the German positions. Lt. Col. Max F. Schneider’s 5th Ranger Battalion would follow and reinforce them.
NORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY
End the tour with a stop at the Normandy American Cemetery. Located in Colleville-sur-Mer, on the site of the temporary American St. Laurent Cemetery, established by the U.S. First Army on June 8, 1944, as the first American cemetery on European soil in World War II. Here you will have some time to walk around and pay homage but also visit the Visitor Center that provides a fuller array of visitor services to put the D-Day landings in perspective as one of the greatest military achievements in history.
After the visit, return to Bayeux.
If you have special interests, as this is a private tour we can adapt the itinerary and program to your wishes.
Good to Know
- English speaking tour
- Tour requires 2 adults to operate
- Prices are per group of 2 to 8 persons maximum
- Tour is not wheelchair accessible
- Our standard cancellation policy applies to this tour
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Loved every minute of it! – We had a wonderful guide Delphine. She took very good care of us! It was great!
The Ophorus Difference
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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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