Paris Guided D-Day Landing Beaches Private Tour

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From July 08, 2016 to March 31, 2017 is at

What To Expect

Make your trip to France even more memorable by visiting the D-Day Landing Beaches and Cemetery. Learn more about World War II by visiting the Visitor Center at the American Cemetery in Coleville. Observe the ruins of the Arromanches harbor.

Highlights

  • Come to the Normandy region and visit the important landing beaches during the Second World War

  • Roam around the Pointe du Hoc and see its bomb craters, cliffs, and bunkers

  • Enjoy lunch at the Ferme de la Rançonnière restaurant in Crépon

  • Travel leisurely aboard a luxury airconditioned minibus during transfers

Specifications

Type:
Guided Day Tour of D-Day Landing Beaches
Departs From:
Paris
Meeting Point:
Pick-up from hotels in Paris city center
Duration:
12 hours
Availability:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 6:30 AM
Product Code:
13156
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Featured On:
Normandy and D-Day Landing BeachesParis History and HeritageHistory and Heritage

Description

Complete your visit to the French countryside by going on a historical tour of the D-Day Landing beaches. Hotel pickups of the participants in central Paris will mark the beginning of this tour.

The luxury airconditioned minibus will take you on a journey to the French region of Normandy where the first destination of the trip is situated. Overlooking the English Channel is the Pointe du Hoc. This raised mass of land had been a venue for warfare between the Americans and the Germans during World War II. The Americans fought bravely to retrieve this cliff which the Germans turned into a promontory where they kept large volumes of ammunition to be used on incoming enemies from the sea.

A visit to the American Cemetery in Coleville comes next in the itinerary. Resting in this cemetery are 9,386 American soldiers who came to the aid of the French during World War II. In 2007, a Visitor Center was erected in the grounds of this cemetery to educate its guests on the true stories of the war coming from the survivors themselves. Through the written testimonies of these people, you will be able to learn a thing or two about how life was during the Second World War in France. Another great find in this cemetery is a breathtaking view of the Omaha Beach which was also used as a landing beach of the armies.

Lunch will be enjoyed at the Ferme de la Rançonnière restaurant at the nearby Crépon village.

The Arromanches artificial harbor, also known as the Mulberry harbor, will be visited after lunch. Built within 15 days, the construction of this harbor was spearheaded by the British whom were also an ally of the French during the war. Stretching for about 10 kilometers, this harbor was able to land 2.5 million men, 4 million tons of goods, and 500,000 vehicles to Normandy. Unfortunately, this harbor was destroyed by a violent storm in June 19th. To still put it to use, its parts were salvaged to repair another harbor at Gold.

Before the return home, you will go on a detour to the Gold and Juno beaches which also served as landing harbors for the British, Americans, and Canadians.

This tour will end with the transfers back to hotels in Paris.

Menu*

  • Traditional Omelette of the Mont Saint-Michel

  • Salmon with rice and vegetables

  • Apple Pie

  • 1 bottle of cider (for 6 persons)

  • 1 bottle of mineral water (for 6 persons)

  • Coffee or Tea

*subject to change

Includes

  • Luxury airconditioned minibus for hotel transfers

  • Services of an experienced driver-guide

  • Entrance tickets to attractions

  • Free time at the Visitor Center at Omaha Beach

  • Unguided visit of the Pointe du Hoc and the American cemetery

  • Detour at Arromanches and Juno Beach

  • Lunch with drinks

Excludes

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children 2 years old and below are free of charge.

  • Please be ready 10 minutes before scheduled pick-up time.

  • Participants must call the local tour operator to reconfirm tour at least 24 hours before scheduled departure.

  • The hotel or residence of the participants must have a postal code beginning with 75.

  • Only paper vouchers will be accepted at the beginning of the tour.

  • Each minibus can accommodate 8 people.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 4 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): 3 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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