Paris to Normandy D-Day Battlefields and Beaches Day Trip

Day Trips & Excursions in Louvre & Les Halles

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from$184.96
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On your pilgrimage from Paris to Normandy, leave the details to us.In one unforgettable day,including a scenic lunch,we’ll take you to experience history where it happened. What better way to honor the sacrifices that changed the course of WW2?You’ll visit legendary Omaha Beach and remnants of the Arromanches artificial harbor left by allied forces,and get fascinating insights into those fateful days, learning just some of the incredible stories at the Visitor Center.Take the Memorial Drive along Juno and Gold Beaches,names that will echo with meaning for all eternity.Pause to reflect in the solemn setting of the pristine American Cemetery.Relive the drama and heartache of WW2 at the unmissable Caen Memorial Museum. Your guide will bring memories to life and help you gain a special understanding of what the Allied soldiers faced and why French locals are still so grateful to the Liberation forces. If you want, when booking, upgrade to a small-group tour for a more personal experience.
We make it so easy for you to get to Normandy and all the highlights. Choose from large- or small-group options depending on your budget and how you want to experience this outstanding day.  Let us do the driving while you discover history. Your Normandy day trip from Paris starts with the 3-4-hour drive to France’s northwest coast. Appreciate views of the changing French countryside, and stop at the award-winning Caen Memorial for a fascinating journey through WW2 and the D-Day landings. Enjoy lunch here before moving on to Pointe du Hoc, a strategic German defense base captured by American soldiers. You will then be able to pay your respects in the eery calm of the American Cemetery and Memorial, where nearly 10,000 US military war dead lie in this most humbling tribute. The cemetery overlooks Omaha Beach, where you have free time to walk along the shore, take in the ocean views and reflect on the poignant stories behind each name. Feel free to explore the Visitor Center where stories and operations of the American soldiers are explained in detail. Next you head for Juno Beach to see the Canadian Memorial and Arromanches, where you can still see remains of the artificial landing harbor built by the Allies. Your unforgettable day trip ends with the drive back to Paris. * Tour Normandy's D-Day sites from Paris * Visit Omaha Beach and Arromanches' artificial harbor * Enjoy a scenic lunch at Caen Memorial * Drive along Juno and Gold Beaches * Dive into the history of the area with your guide * All transportation and transfers included

What’s included

  • • Entrance fees • Lunch including drinks • Roundtrip transportation to Normandy • Professional guide • Standard tour departs from central departure point at 7:00am. If your voucher has the mention “7.00am Guided” you have NO pick up • Tour with hotel pickup departs at 6:30am. You are entitled to a pickup if the voucher above shows the mention: “6:30am Pickup “

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)

Highlights

  • Fully narrated tour
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
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