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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
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Private Tour: D-Day Beaches from Bayeux
"Your guide born and raised in Normandy in a family who lived through the occupation and the landing near Lisieux will meet you at 9am with some croissants and coffees to start your day.Then he will drive you straight to Arromanches to see the port the British have built to organize the landing of the troops in June 1944. You will then have lunch a very nice restaurant with a great view over the beach.After lunch 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.Then
From EUR375.00
 
Normandy Battlefields Tour - American Sites
"Begin your tour with a visit to the Sainte-Mère Church and Airborne Museum the site of a massive airborne operation involving 15000 U.S. paratroopers during World War II. Hear from your knowledgeable guide how the brave soldiers descended from the skies on the night before D-Day and learn the incredible story of Private John Steele one of the paratroopers.Continue onward to Utah Beach where soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division leapt from their landing crafts and headed inland under the orders of General Theodore Roosevelt Jr. The first day of battle saw relatively few casualties but the same cannot be said for those that followed.Visit the German Cemetery
From EUR100.00

More Shopping in Cherbourg

Boulangerie Patisserie

This small shop, one of a chain of many in Cherbourg and into Normandy will be one of the only places that open on Sunday. A good selection of cakes, buns and fllled rolls. Although English will find...
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darkjedi
Apr 14, 2008

Chimere

This large shop would be the equivalent of the Forbidden Planet chain in the UK. Full of science fiction and fantasy toys, books and games, weapons and costumes. Figurines, painball and manga a...
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Apr 14, 2008

Carrefour

Carrefour, the biggest shop in Cherbourg. The place everyone went once, but a little quieter now. A vast store where you can buy most things of any kind. It has attendant restaurants and fast food...
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darkjedi
Apr 14, 2008

Markets

There are numerous hypermarkets and mega-wine stores dotted around Cherbourg if that is your kind of thing. We like to look in the small streets where local people do their shopping. Right behind the...
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ranger49
Oct 28, 2007

Any Hypermarket

Hypermarkets are huge and wonderful places. Each one is of course different to the other, but most resemble a cash 'n' carry type store, selling bulk loads of many varieties of food, drink and other...
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Meadows11
Mar 08, 2005

La Vielle Ville

Just behind the harbour front is the market in the old town, called La Vielle Ville. This is where that strong smell of fresh fish emanates from as you walk about the town. You can, of course, buy...
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antistar
Aug 01, 2004
 
 
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Hypermarkets

One of the main reasons people visit Cherbourg is to raid the hypermarkets for cheap booze and cigarettes, and to take their plunder back to the high-tax island of Britain. Cherbourg, as you might...
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Aug 01, 2004

Philatalie 50

Stamps, collections, bank notes, medals, collectables. They are all here in great quantities and in many guises.
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Jan 23, 2008

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