Small-Group Normandy D-Day Beaches Day Trip with Omaha Beach, American Cemetery and Cider Tasting

Duration: 12 hours
Destination: France, Île-de-France, Paris
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  • 12 hours
  • Paris
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Take a 12-hour day trip from Paris to Normandy to visit the D-Day landing beaches, where the end of World War II began at sites such as Omaha Beach. You'll see German bunkers, the Operation Overlord Museum, and Pointe du Hoc, plus visit the Normandy American Cemetery, where 10,000 white crosses stand in perfect rows next to the waters of the English Channel. This tour is limited to eight people to provide a small-group experience with a guide.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • All entrance fees included
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Likely to Sell Out

Your day trip starts in Paris at a central location, where you'll meet your guide and board your comfortably equipped van for the drive out of the city, heading west to the French region of Normandy.

Throughout your tour, your guide helps you to appreciate the stories of bravery and courage that took place on the D-Day landing beaches of Normandy at the end of WWII. By the end of the day, you'll understand how important this battle was to the end of the war and have insight into some of the soldiers who fought and died to put an end to Hitler’s plans for Europe and the world.

At the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, pay your respects to fallen soldiers, and hear stories from your guide about the heroes who fought on the D-Day beaches. Visit the Operation Overlord Museum to see its historical collection of items retracing the planning and events of the liberation of Europe, and then head to Omaha Beach, where U.S. and British soldiers landed on June 6, 1944.

Explore one of the many German bunkers that the Allied troops had to neutralize, and learn about the difficulties the soldiers faced in their battle with the Nazis. Then enjoy the lighter side of Normandy with a tasting of its famous apple cider.

During the day, your guide uses visual aids such as military maps, plans, and photos to help you understand the planning of D-Day, the effects the battle had on the liberation of France and the end of the war, personal stories, and historical battle facts about what the soldiers were told to do and what they encountered when they landed. Your day trip ends with return to Paris.

Inclusions
  • Small Group Tour of 8 people maximum
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Omaha Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Pointe du Hoc
  • Entry/Admission - Cimetiere Americain de Colleville-sur-Mer
  • Entry/Admission - D-Day Beaches (Plages du Debarquement de la Bataille de Normandie)
  • Entry/Admission - Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Small Group Tour 8 persons max
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Departure Point

6 Avenue de Wagram, 75008 Paris, France


Departure Time

7:00 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

12 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

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czinn

This was a highlight of our trip to France. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and kind. Thanks Tej!

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CC

Worth every single penny. Very personable and knowledgeable guide. Very comfortable ride. It was absolutely worth the extra money to be in a van verses on the bus with a large group.

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Angela D

This is a fantastic trip and Henrik was a very knowledgeable, personable and accommodating tour guide. Comfortable van for a long day of driving and we felt we got to see everything we needed to see.

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Scott M

It was everything I hoped for. Especially Omaha beach. It just grabs you when your standing on the sand. The lowering of the flag was also chilling at the American Cemetery. Our guide was great.

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Thomas D

Absolutely a fabulous tour. We had a group of 6 and and a great guide. So, knowledgeable and passionate about the information, you could envision what really happened in Normandy during those times. A very long day but a lifelong memory.

User's Picture Gallery

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American Cemetery

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Juanita, honor and respect for what the Military had to climb up the cliff

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Juanita, Sad but not forgotten!

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Juanita remember our Military.

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