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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
From EUR892.00
 
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 Local Customs in Saint Peter Port

Literally!!!

Not being a boatie I don't know what the system is regarding "Customs" (Duanes) procedures elsewhere in the world but here for visiting sailors it seems to be just a matter of filling in the forms and...
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Jun 21, 2015

French and English Influences

This is really just an excuse to use this pic but it isn't entirely gratuitous. This is one of the displays from the Castle Cornet History Museum with some examples of the period pottery used around...
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Jul 01, 2010
 
 
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St Peter Port - Town Centre

The part of St Peter Port I liked best was what is left of the original pre-Victorian settlement which climbs the hill from Town church. Although it is now quite 'upmarket', with lots of individual...
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St Peter Port - Market

St Peter Port's Victorian Market buildings are surprisingly architecturally impressive (which was the original intention!) and make a lovely backdrop to what is now a pleasant town square, with lots...
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Liberation Monument

The Liberation monument stands at the landside entrance to St Julian's Pier, the area where islanders first gathered to meet the Allied troops who, in 1945, relieved their island from 5 years of...
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Town Church

St Peter's Port's parish church is always referred to as 'Town church', including on its own website. I assume it is still formally dedicated to St Peter, as it was when first built. It's a very...
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Castle Cornet

Whilst it may not have the fairytale grandeur of other European castles the ruggedly utilitarian Castle Cornet nevertheless has an interesting and varied 700 year history, having been variously...
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Terrace Garden Cafe

For an interesting cafe/restaurant with great views over the harbour and out to the islands of Sark and Alderney the Terrace Garden Cafe is the prime spot. This is a proper continental-style cafe...
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"Exactly What It Says On The Label!"
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"Memories of WW2"
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"Capital of Guernsey"
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"My New Home"
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"St. Peter Port"
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