Three day tour around Normandy battlefields


Explore the entire allied landing zone stretching on almost 60miles from the British assault on Pegasus Bridge to the US Airborne sector. Overnight stay in medieval town Bayeux, visit of its beautiful cathedral and the Tapestry’s museum. A complete in-detail tour of every allied landing sector including the battles what followed after till the end Normandy campaig (St Lo, Mortain, Falaise gap and other)

This tour can be combined or battle sites can be exchanged with various religious or historical sites of Normandy.

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German position WN62 overlooking Omaha Beach

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The beautiful Bayeux cathedral

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Overlooking the battlefields at Mortain

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Highlights of the tour

  • Pegasus Bridge, US Airborn sector
  • Omaha, Utah Beach, Point du Hoc
  • Bayeux, cathedral, tapestry
  • Battles of the hedgerows
  • Falaise gap battlefields
  • Other interresting sightseeing

Full Description

The price of the tour is 2750 Euros

  • Price for the group: 1 to 7 guest
  • Direct pick up and drop off to your accommodation
  • Private guide / driver (same person)
  • Tour itinerary and flexibility to change the tour
  • Spacious, aircoditioned minibus

More Included

Full description of the tour

PROPOSED ITINERARY DAY ONE

8:00am depart Direct pick up from your accommodation in Paris
Pegasus Bridge Very first operation on D-day. A pilgrimage place know from the movie The Longest Day "Hold until relieved"
British Commonwealth cemetery Some of the very first casualties of D-Day
Artifitial port Arromanches Known as "Port Winston Churchill or Mullberry" it was the prime port to get the soldiers and the equipment from England to France
Longues sur Mer German coastal artillery position. Its observation served as the model bunker for the movie "The Longest Day"
Port en Bessin Stop at a picturesque fisherman village known for the operation PLUTO (pipelines for petrol)
Omaha Beach German defense position wn62
American cemetery
Overlooking the Omaha Beach the US cemetery is a pilgrimage place that every American should visit
+/-5pm drop off to your hotel in Bayeux
Suggestion of the hotels will be sent to you upon booking

PROPOSED ITINERARY DAY TWO

Bayeux Tapestry and its museum "A medieval comic" and a masterpiece depicting the battle of Hasting and the conquest of England by William the Conqueror in1066
Bayeux cathedral Beautifuly preserved cathedrale in the middle of the Normandy battlefields
US Airborne sector Various stops around the sited where the 82nd & 101st Airborn were droped on the 6th June '44

- Angoville eu Plain: Church where two US Para medics established an aid station
- Saint Marie du Mont: Objective of 101st Airborne (Band of Brothers)
- Saint Mere Eglise: Famous tow and the objective of the 82nd Airborne
Atlantic Wall Remains of many German defence bunkers along the coast nicknamed the "Atlantic Wall"
Utah Beach Landing zone of the 4th Div. led by Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
Pointe du Hoc One of the most impressive site in the whole Normandy. Remains of German bunkers, bomb craters left after heavy allied bombing accompanied by a heroic story of 225 Rangers
Omaha Beach Dog Green & Charlie sectors - pictured in the movie Saving Private Ryan. Your guide will take on the beach where he will explain to you the functionality of the German defence system, the Allied preparation and the actions from the 6th of June 1944. (walking the beach possible depending on the tide)
+/- 5:00pm Direct drop off to your accommodation in Bayeux

PROPOSED ITINERARY DAY THREE

Battles of the hedgerows Various stops at the sites continuing the difficult progress of US Army through the Normandy countryside
Stop at St Lo At the city St Lo, which known also as the "City of Martyrs" you will be still able to sightsee some damage done to this town by the massive Allied bombardment
Mortain Learn about the epic stand of the US 30st Div that hold off German SS Div for almost a week
Scenic route through French countryside Lunch in the car - stop for fresh sandwiches
Battlefields of the Falaise gap Learn about the Falaise gap and about the destruction that hapened there
Montormel Area where the German army got encircled by the Allies. Visitor center, movie and museum dedicated to the Falaise gap battles
Vimoutier Tiger tank One of only six left in the world (outdoor sightseeing)
+/- 4:30pm depart Direct drop off to your accommodation in Paris or airport

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WHATS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR

  • Governmental tax - No hidden extra fees
  • VIP Private Trip 1 to 7 guests – Price is for the group
  • Private spacious and luxury Van – Full option 7 seater mini bus
  • English speaking driver / guide
  • Insurance while guest in the car (transportation insurance)
  • Pick up and drop off from and to the hotel/accommodation in Paris
  • Full transportation including all road charges (petrol, parking, highway fees)
  • Planning and Flexibility of the itinerary
  • Suggestions and booking of hotels & restaurants (If needed)
  • For multiple day tour - guides accommodation, breakfast and dinner are covered

WHATS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee breaks & snacks expenses
  • Entrance fees to any museums, activities, visits and tastings
  • Your own hotel - accommodation - overnight stay
  • Guides lunch on guests expenses (20Euros max)
  • Any additional or personal expenses
  • Guides gratuity (optional)
  • Each guest personal insurance : The guest has to be covered with his own private international travel insurance for any accidents or sickness while being on the tour as Private Trip does not take any responsibility for it

Useful informations

We operate in any weather conditions such as rain, wind or fog. Good clothes and comfortable, warm walking shoes are strongly adviced.

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