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Private Tour: Full-Day Tour to American D-Day Beaches from Bayeux
"This private tour of the American D-Day beaches is suitable for a maximum of eight passengers. As it is private you will experience the Normandy battlefields without having to share with other clients.The departure time for a private tour is flexible but the recommended departure time is between 8:30am and 9:30am to allow ample time to visit the D-Day sites you will have a 9-hour tour packed full of information from your English speaking guide. A unique on-board audio visual system will also give you more information before we arrive at each site. The main sites you will visit are: La Cambe German C this cemetery is a stark reminder of the terrible price the Germans paid during the heavy fighting on D-day and the subsequent inland battles.Sainte Mere Eglise - an objective for 82nd Airborne Paratroopers dropping in to Normandy in the early hours of J they would first need to cross the English Channel and then climb this natural obstacle before attacking the position.Omaha Beach - The 4.2 miles of coastline that is now referred to as Omaha Beach was assaulted at 06:30 on D-Day morning by American Rang the 29th Infantry Division and the 1st Infantry Division.Normandy American Cemetery As this is a private tour the schedule can be re-arranged to include other sites that you prefer or your guide can also include time for a museum visit.Your hotel pick-up can be arranged from Bayeux or smaller towns nearby."
From EUR595.00
 
Private Tour: D-Day Beaches from Paris
"Your guide born and raised in Normandy in a family who lived through the occupation and the landing near Lisieux will meet you at 7am with some croissants and coffees to start your day.Then you guide will drive you to Arromanches (approx 2-hour drive) to see the port the British have built to organize the landing of the troops in June 1944. You will then ha your guide will take you to the American Cemetery in Colleville sur Mer where all those who gave their lives to save Europe rest forever.Next head to Longues sur Mer to see the Batteries the Germans used to protect the coast from the Allies. After that you will go the Pointe du Hoc to see how the US Rangers climbed the cliffs to disarm the German Defence.If time allows your guide will famous for the paratroopers who jumped to reinforce the landing operations on the coast.You will then be driven back to your hotel In Normandy or to the Caen or Bayeux train station to go back to Paris around 6pm in the Winter and a bit later in
From EUR892.00
 
Full-Day Small-Group Tour of American D-Day Beaches from Bayeux
"The tour departs Bayeux and whilst driving between sites the unique on board GPS system will show you maps with your current location at the current time. At key points whilst driving small movies will help explain the sites you are passing. The English speaking guide will also share anecdotes veteran stories and much more.When you arrive at each location the guide will then show you around explain in detail what happened and then allow free time to take photos etc.Tour itinerary (main sites):Sainte Mere Eglise Utah Beach Utah Beach lunch stop (included in the price and will consist of a fresh baguette potato chips
From EUR110.00

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