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These days Omaha is a peaceful place, a beautiful stretch of fine golden sand partly lined with dunes and summer homes. Circuit de la Plage d’Omaha, trail-marked with a yellow stripe, is a self-guided tour along the beach.


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Paris to Normandy 2-Day WWII Tour with D-Day Beaches, Bayeux

Day 1: Paris – Sainte-Mère-Église – Sainte-Marie-du-Mont – Pointe du Hoc – Bayeux (D)Meet near the Ecole Militaire metro stop in central Paris in the morning. Hop aboard a climate-controlled minivan and begin the 4-hour drive north to Normandy. You'll first visit Sainte-Mère-Église, the first French village to be freed from the German invasion. Visit the Airborne Museum and then drive to Sainte-Marie-du-Mont and Utah Beach, the code name for the westernmost landing beaches of the Allies. As General Theodore Roosevelt said about Utah Beach, “We’ll start the war from here!”.Continue to Pointe du Hoc, a prominent cliff overlooking the English Channel that was the highest point between Utah Beach and Omaha Beach. As you'll learn, the Germans fortified Pointe du Hoc with concrete casements and gun pits, and on D-Day the United States Army Ranger Assault Group successfully assaulted the area after scaling the cliffs. After a long day of WWII sightseeing, head to your hotel in the city of Bayeux for check-in, dinner and an overnight stay. Overnight: Campanile Bayeux, or similar, in BayeuxDay 2: Bayeux – Colleville-sur-Mer – Arromanches-les-Bains – Longues-sur-Mer – Paris (B)Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before spending your second day discovering more fascinating WWII sites with your guide. Leaving Bayeux behind, head to Colleville-sur-Mer to visit the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, with its stark white gravestones. A visit here is a truly moving experience.Next, head to Omaha Beach, the principle landing site of American forces, before continuing to Arromanches-les-Bains. Browse historical exhibits at the Arromanches Museum and visit the remains of Port Winston, named after Winston Churchill (own expense) Your final stop on this tour is at Longues-sur-Mer, where you can see the impressive German artillery battery.At the end of your WWII Normandy tour, board your minivan and relax on the drive back to Paris, arriving around 7pm.

$184.22 Day Trips & Excursions

Guided Normandy D-Day Beaches Day Trip from Paris

Your drive through the picturesque Normandy countryside takes you to the Caen Memorial, devoted to illustrations and films about the Second World War and the Normandy landings of June 1944.Once at the Memorial, you will have free time for lunch and then visit the Pointe du Hoc, a German defense position that was heroically taken by US soldiers during World War II. Continue to the American cemetery of Saint-Laurent, the final resting place of almost 10,000 soldiers. You will also have free time at Omaha Beach to reflect on the site's moving history and visit the Omaha Beach Visitor Center, which describes the American soldiers' operations on the famous beach in June 1944.Before returning to Paris, stop at the Canadian Memorial at Juno beach and Arromanches to see the remains of the artificial landing harbor that was built by the Allies in less than 15 days.

$579.29 Private & Custom Tours

Bayeux to Normandy Historical Sites Full-Day Private Tour

In this tour, you will have the unique opportunity to discover "off the road" what the Americans achieved during the 100 days Normandy Campaign. Take a private tour from Bayeux and with your professional guide, go to the American sector of Normandy, where you’ll relive the events of the Allied invasion on June 6, 1944 – more famously known as D-Day to the Falaise/Chambois pocket.You can choose the itinerary which suits you better, knowing that each tour option lasts one full day and includes a lunch at a very typical local French restaurant.Here are some possible itineraries:1)La Pointe du Hoc, Omaha beach and Normandy American Cemetery - 2nd and 5th Rangers battalion, 1st and 29th Infantry Division.Discover the site where the 2nd Rangers were heading before realizing it was the wrong target.2)Utah beach, Brecourt Manor, Sainte Mère Eglise - 4th Infantry Division, 82nd and 101st Airborne division. Meet the owner of the famous Brecourt Manor (Band of Brothers Easy company.) 3)La Fière, Renouf, La Roule, Cherbourg - 4th, 79th and 90th Infantry Division and 82nd Airborne division.Visit the world famous Umbrella of Cherbourg and the "Cité de la Mer" where the Titanic stopped before crossing the Atlantic.4)La Haye du Puits, Graignes, Saint Lo - Operation Cobra (Saint Lo / La Chapelle en Juger), 82nd Airborne division (Forest of Etenclin), 79th Infantry division (Mont de Doville), 90th Infantry Division (Mont Castre). Visit the world famous church bell manufacturer craftsman who recently made two new bells for the renowned Notre Dame de Paris cathedral.5)Avranches, Brittany American Cemetery, Mont Saint Michel - General Patton 3rd Army. Discover the jewel of Normandy’s and one of France’s most iconic landmarks.Visit also the world famous Saint James factory, fame is based upon a cult item of clothing "the genuine pure new knitted woolen Breton seaman's sweater."6) Mortain, Argentan, Falaise, Chambois, - US, British, French, Polish and Canadian army. Meet civilians who witnessed the battle of Argentan and whose Aunt survived the landing at Sword beach.At the end of the tour, your guide will take you back to your hotel.

$724.12 Private & Custom Tours

Full Day Private Tour of Historical Normandy American Sites from Honfleur harbor

In this tour, you will have the unique opportunity to discover "off the road" what the Americans achieved during the 100 days Normandy Campaign. You will discover Utah beach, La Pointe du Hoc, Omaha beach and the Normandy American Cemetery of Colleville sur Mer thoroughly & have the privilege to meet the owner of Brecourt Manor whose guns were captured by the Easy Company of the 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division (the iconic Band of Brothers series)Note: for Brecourt Manor we need minimum 72 hours notice....The tour is your tour, thus we can't in advance tell you how long you will stay at each stop as this will be your decision! We do  guarantee that you will have the time to be inspired by the site and that the overall timing will be managed by our recognized expertise of the American sector of Normandy....You can of course choose another itinerary which suits you better, we will let you know what is or not feasible in the given time you have per the schedule of your ship.At the end of the tour, your guide will take you back to Honfleur harbor...60 minutes before departure

$75.30 Cultural & Theme Tours

Omaha Half Day Tour to visit the landing areas at Omaha Beach

Omaha half day tour is intended for visitors having only half a day to visit the landing areas at Omaha Beach.Half Day Tours depart from Place de Quebec, central Bayeux, Normandy – Near the Tapestry. They run from the beginning of March to the end of October.This is a complete tour, giving you maximum information about the Omaha sector, from Longues sur Mer to Pointe du Hoc in a four hour tour segment.Small-group tour limited to 16 people for a more personalized atmosphereYou will discover the detailed story of what was the most deadly part of the liberation of Europe in this historical tour, which will be supplemented with maps and pictures of the area.MORNING TOUR : perfect for those who have only a few hours left in Normandy before their holidays move on to another region or wish to spend their afternoon time discovering what the area has to offer.AFTERNOON TOUR : ideal for those who are coming from Paris in the morning and wish to visit the medieval town of Bayeux before boarding a guided tour to the D-Day sites. To be enjoyed also for those, already in Bayeux, of course!

$280 Cultural & Theme Tours

Normandy D-Day Tour From Paris

Start your day with a train ride from Paris Gare St. Lazare to Caen. After meeting your guide at the rail station you'll experience a guided tour of the Memorial de Caen Museum to learn about D-Day and Normandy under the German occupation.  Afterwards, you'll enjoy a three-course lunch at the museum. Next, you are off to experience the American highlights of the D-Day invasion. You'll see the remains of the artificial harbor at Arromanches, the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc, and finally you'll visit the awe inspiring American cemetery at Colleville-Sur-Mer and Omaha Beach. You'll be dropped off back at the Caen rail station in time for your evening train back to Paris.

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