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Half-day Tour of the American D-Day sites in Normandy

Availability: Everyday
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Go on a Vibrant Excursions to the Major U.S D-Day Sites
  • Discover some incredible soldiers war stories
  • Walk the Lunar Landscapes of Breathtaking Pointe du Hoc
What to expect

During this half-day tour, you will have the opportunity to visit all the most significant US battlefield sites of D-Day,

Departing from Bayeux, you will first reach the coastal battlefield area of Omaha Beach. Your guide will explain to you why on this place there was one of the boldest and most successful large scale invasions in military history.

After a short drive, you will be taken to the Pointe du Hoc site which is located between Utah & Omaha beaches. You will discover the lunar landscapes of this place which was a focal point of the amphibious assault by U.S. forces during the early morning hours of D-Day, 6 June 1944.

At the end of the tour, you will stop at the Normandy American Cemetery, in Colleville-sur-Mer. Here you will have some time to walk around and pay homage but also visit the Visitor Center.

At the end of the tour, you will discover the story of the Ardenne Abbey, where eighteen Canadian soldiers were executed without mercy. The church is built in the early Gothic style and is surrounded by medieval farm buildings encircled by walls. A small Canadian memorial is still located there.

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What's included
  • Entrance for sites as mentioned in the itinerary
  • English speaking qualified guide/driver
  • Travel in recent, fully equipped Mercedes minivans
  • Small group option – maximum 8 passengers per group
  • Free Wifi access on board
  • Bottles of water in the vehicles
What's not included
  • Entrance fees or tasting fees unless mentioned
  • Personal insurance & expenses
  • Eventual Gratuities for the driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup
Reduced price
  • Senior from 65 and above are reduced
  • Children from 4 to 12 are reduced
Where

Place du Québec - Bayeux

Meeting point:
  • You will meet your guide on the Place du Québec in Bayeux
What to remember
  • Tour requires minimum of 2 passengers (adults) to operate. In case minimum numbers are not reached we will offer to reschedule or refund your tour
  • Tour returns to the departure point
  • Tour returns to the departure point
  • This tour is not suitable for Children under 4 years old
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When
  • From April 1st to October 31st 2019
  • Everyday
  • departures at 9.00am and 2.00pm
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Provider
Ophorus Excursions & Tours in France
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 week before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 3 days before, you can still receive a 90 % refund. If you cancel up to 1 day before, you can still receive a 70 % refund.

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