Visit the D-day beaches of Normandy and delve into France’s World War II history on this private day tour from Paris. Explore the WWII landings battlegrounds around Omaha Beach and Pointe du Hoc with your private guide, and learn of the sacrifices made by the opposing Allied and German soldiers. Pay your respects at the American Cemetery with its Visitor Center and visit other top sites of interest including the Pointe du Hoc, German coastal battery and the Pegasus bridge "Hold until relieved". This private tour includes round-trip travel from your central Paris accommodation in a air conditioned van.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Omaha Beach, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, NormandyDrive through the "Bloody Omaha" and stop at the "Dog Green / Charlie" sectors, which were pictured in the movie Saving Private Ryan.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Pointe du Hoc, Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, NormandyOne of the most impressive of the D-day sites. Full of bomb craters, German bunkers and a heroic story of US Rangers. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Normandy American Cemetery & Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, NormandyA place of pilgrimage for anyone visiting Normandy.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Longues Battery, Longues-sur-Mer, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, NormandyGerman coastal battery. Four original cannons inside their bunkers.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Pegasus Bridge, Ranville, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, NormandyThe first operation of Normandy invasion. Know from the movie The Longest day "Hold untill relieved".Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Ranville War Cemetery, Ranville, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, NormandyCommonwealth war cemetery. Place where British, Australians, New Zealanders, Germans and soldiers of other nationalities rest in peace side by side.Duration: 1 day 6 hoursStop At: Criee en Port-en-Bessin, Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, NormandyLunch in a picturesque fisherman village. Great stop for scallops or fish & chips.Duration: 1 hour