Two days tour from the first to the last battle of Normandy


There is no better way to explore and learn about the massive sacrifice of the allied forces during the Battle of Normandy than on this tour. Focusing on the US progress through Normandy battlefields (but not only) - from the "bloody" beaches, towards the difficult battles of the hedgerows and ending up at the Falaise Gap where the German army lost it all.

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Sightseeing Omaha Beach from the confort of our van

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Overlooking the hedgerow battlefields

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Mont Ormel marks the end of the Battle of Normandy

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Highlights of the tour

  • Saint Mere Eglise, Brecourt Manor...
  • Remains of the German Atlantic Wall
  • Omaha, Utah Beach & Point du Hoc
  • American, German & other cemeteries
  • Canadian & British sections
  • Other interresting sightseeing

Full Description

The price of the tour is 1850 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

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Full description of the tour

PROPOSED ITINERARY DAY ONE

6:30am depart Direct pick up from your accommodation in Paris
US Airborne section arious 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. 
Traditional lunch Traditional lunch or sandwiches in the car (can be decided on the day)
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. Duration of the visit +/- 1hr
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) Duration of the visit +1hr
US Cemetery Overlooking the east part of Omaha Beach the US cemetery is a pilgrimage place that every American should visit. Duration of the visit +1hr
+/-5pm drop off to your accommodation
Suggestion of the hotels in Bayeux will be sent to you upon booking


PROPOSED ITINERARY DAY TWO

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
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

Appropriate clothing ! Good walking shoes and wind/water proof jacket are essential at the northern coast of France. In winter months extra clothing is recommended.

If you had a relative that participated in the battle of Normandy or any other battle to liberate Europe - let us know! We can do the necessary research on the individual or his unit / division and adapt the tour depending on the possibilities. In the last years we had helped many families to reveal what their relatives went  through in Normandy !

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