D-day Normandy Tour with Local guide and pick up from your Hotel in Paris

Cultural & Theme Tours in Auvergne

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Discover Normandy through the eyes of a professional touristic local guide and learn about the events of the Second World war that marked that region forever.Enjoy a pickup from your Paris hotel and let our chauffeur drive you to Bayeux, where the D-day tour will get started.Arriving in Normandy, your  guide will join you and make you discover during 3 hours, and within a group of 15 persons maximum. First visit : the Pointe Du Hoc, a construction of fortifications designed to try and prevent an Allied landing in the west.Then set foot in Omaha Beach, and discover why it is most known as “Bloody Omaha”. Lastly you will enter The American Cemetery and Memorial of Colleville-sur-Mer, where 9386 service men and women are resting in peace after the battle of summer 1944. 
After your driver-guide picks you up from your hotel in Paris, let him drive you to Normandy where your English-speaking touristic guide will start the D-day tour.( American D-Day Experience)Arrived in Bayeux around 11 am, you will have 2-2:30 hours to visit the downtown and enjoy a short break for lunch .(at your own expense).Spend the afternoon discovering one of the landing site of the World war II. Meet the local guide around 1:30-45 pm  from Bayeux with a local guide company with a comfortable minivan and travel along the picturesque Norman coat to Pointe du Hoc, a German battery devastated by US soldiers on D-Day. Return to the vehicle for the short drive to Omaha Beach and delve into the dramatic procession of D-Day events that unfolded on this beach. Overhanging Omaha Beach, you will find the American Cemetery and Memorial of Colleville-sur-Mer, inaugurated on July 18th of 1956, where you will have some free time to discover the site, after the explanation of your professional guide.    

What’s included

  • English-speaking driver
  • Local guide Tour
  • Round-trip Transfer ( Paris
  • Small group of 8 persons maximum
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off inside Paris (zip codes starting with 75)
  • Free time in Bayeux ( 2 hours
  • Fuel surcharge

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off outside Paris