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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 Things to Do in Cherbourg

La City de la Mer

The first French nuclear submarine - Le Redoutable - opens its doors to public. For fans of weapons, it will be a wonderful experience of going into a real nuclear submarine.
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May 03, 2005

More Sightseeing

Don't forget to look around the historic quayside. You may well find some very interesting old ships.
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Geoff_Wright
Mar 20, 2004

Signtseeing

We weren't in Cherbourg very long, before it was time to catch the tide for Normandy. So not much time for sightseeing, although there is much to see here.
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Geoff_Wright
Mar 20, 2004

Arromanches

A D Day landing museum and a lovely beach littered with the remains of the Mulberry Harbours left during the D Day landings.
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martin.lees
Sep 12, 2002

The Coast Road

There are wonderful views and plenty of parking places along the coast road to the East of Cherbourg
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martin.lees
Sep 12, 2002

St Mare Eglise

Made famous by the D Day landings by the US paratroopers, it has a D Day museum but this quiet town also has charm.
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Sep 12, 2002
 
 
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