Explore the D-Day landing beaches of Normandy and gain insight into World War II history on this private day trip from Paris. Travel with a private guide to key WWII battle sites including : Day 1 Omaha Beach and Pointe du Hoc, and gain insight into the sacrifices made on both sides. Then, visit the American Cemetery — where a great many soldiers are laid to rest. Day 2: Sainte Mere Eglise and Utah Beach. This tour can be adapted to stop at Juno Beach for Canadian visitors, and includes pickup and drop-off at your Paris hotel.
Following a morning pickup at your Paris hotel, meet your private guide and take a seat in your air-conditioned minivan. Then, relax on route out of the city towards the Normandy beaches — home to key battlegrounds dating back to WWII. During your tour, take in key sites of interest including Omaha Beach and Pointe du Hoc — the mighty cliff that Colonel James Earl Rudder and his men had to scale under heavy enemy fire. Gain insight into the struggles faced on both sides of the battle and the sacrifices made. After lunch (own expense), tour the American Cemetery with your private guide and perhaps pay respects to the fallen soldiers. Then, enjoy free time to explore the visitors’ center in Colleville-sur-Mer at your leisure.On Day 2 visit Utah beach and Sainte Mere Eglise. Time permitting, perhaps stop at the gun battery of Longues-sur-Mer and Arromanches — where bloody battle flared. Afterward, return in comfort to your hotel in Paris where your tour will come to an end.