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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
 
Private Tour: D-Day Beaches from Rouen
"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.If time allows your guide will
From EUR500.00
 
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

More Things to Do in Colleville-sur-Mer

Point du Hoc

Here is where a group of Army Rangers scaled the cliffs and met heavy German resistance. The Americans defeated the Germans here, but not without suffering very heavy casualties.You can walk through...
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Voyageuse30
Apr 04, 2011

Musee de la Bataille de Normandie

This museum follows the history of the American involvement in Normandy after the landings of 6 June 1944.There are weapons, uniforms, photographs, and heavy equipment on display. I learned more from...
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Voyageuse30
Apr 04, 2011

Visit the American Military Cemetery

This is a very intense experience although in the end, we found it very peaceful. I think one should visit if for no other reason than to remain aware of the cost of war. There were older women there...
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Beausoleil
Sep 15, 2009

D-Day Beach – Omaha

Assault time 06:30“Bloody Omaha” is the how it is described. Most thing went wrong on this beach. The weather was atrocious and so when the twenty nine DD Tanks were launched only two of them reached...
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vichatherly
Aug 13, 2009

Visit the American Cemetery

Before the colonnade is a pool with paths along its edges and lateral to that on each side two rows of tall trees. These lead to two areas, each flying an American flag, heading masses of regular rows...
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hquittner
Dec 01, 2007

Examine the Memorial

The American Military Cemetery is headed by a memorial. The entire site was ceded by the French to the US as territory for this purpose. The memorial is a colonnade which faces the burial grounds. The...
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hquittner
Dec 01, 2007
 
 
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Attend to all cemetry details

1. Rising up in the middle of two tempelshaped buildings is a magnificent statue. It's called "The Spirit of American Youth Rising From the Waves".2. Behind the monumental tempels is a long cresent...
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Pavlik_NL
Nov 01, 2007

Find out how the battle at Omaha Beach was

In the tempels at the head of the cemetry, large images on the wall explain in detail the battle for the Normandy coastline in general and the fighting on Omaha Beach in particular. Towards the sea,...
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Pavlik_NL
Nov 01, 2007

Visit the American Cemetry

The largest of the cemetries along the Normandy coast is situated just above the beaches of Omaha beach. Now-a-days the beaches officialy bare the code names they were given in Operation Overlord,...
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Pavlik_NL
Nov 01, 2007

Cimetière américain

You really must visit the American cemetery of Colleville-sur-Mer. I think it's the biggest American cemetery in Normandie, if not in France, as it contains more than 800 tombs of soldiers dead to set...
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Mikebond
Oct 02, 2006

Omaha Beach Museum

This museum isn't located in Colleville-Sur-Mer, but is nearby in the small town of St. Laurent Sur Mer.This is a great museum to learn about World War II and in particular, the American battle on...
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Voyageuse30
Jan 18, 2004

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Top 5 Colleville-sur-Mer Writers

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"American Memorial Sites in Normandy, France"
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Mikebond

"Requiescant in pace"
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Beausoleil

"American Military Cemetery at Omaha Beach"
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"D-Day, Omaha beach and the price of liberty"
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"Right Place But All Wet!"
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