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$576.92 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.

$721.15 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

$9.23 Cultural & Theme Tours

D-Day Landing Museum of Utah Beach Admission Ticket

The German defences WN5: 2 letters and a number identified the German stronghold of blockhouses watching the beach of Sainte-Marie-du-Mont. The Museum is built around one of these. German objects evoke this strong military presence. The German occupation: Leaflets, testimony and objects reveal the terrible occupation years in the French department of La Manche. “Victory in the Sand”: relive the landing preparations and follow the sequence of events of this historic day hour-by-hour with this film. Allied Strategy: A major military operation, Overlord required meticulous preparation, led by commander “Ike” Eisenhower. Naval forces: To best protect the infantrymen, “Force U” attacked the enemy from the sea. Models show the different types of vessels involved. Air forces: The victory also played out in the air. An omnipresent airborne army served to crush enemy positions. A vast array of objects – including equipment worn by pilots – recount this episode. Land forces: Over 23,000 soldiers landed on French soil at Utah Beach on 6 June 1944. This space pays tribute to them. 6 June 1944: D-Day on Utah Beach. From the first bombings on 5 June to the landing of infantrymen on the morning of 6 June, relive the timeline of events through testimony and objects brought together in the centre of the panoramic room, offering a spectacular view of the beach where it all took place. The Link-Up: The parachutists dropped on 5 June and the infantrymen who landed on the morning of the 6th join up: the linkup is complete. Parachutist Lieutenant Winters recounts this episode. From Utah to Cherbourg:  The push to Cherbourg, through the wooded countryside, was a bloody one: emergency medical centres were set up, as shown by the material on display here. The artificial port at Utah Beach: Pending the capture and restoration of the port of Cherbourg, an artificial port was built off the coast of Utah. Photos show the sheer size of the construction.

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