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History of "Normandy D-Day and World War 2: A Day Trip (Private Tour)"

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Version 13 – August 21, 2020 10:16

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  • This day-long tour provides you with an all-encompassing experience of D-Day, the defining moment of WWII, with visits to key landing points, churches, museums and cemeteries. With over 12 nations involved in what was the largest-scale air and land mission in history, for the sake of depth, this tour explores the Americans’ role in D-Day.
  • * Relive the key moments of D-Day with visits to **Omaha and Utah Beach**. 
  • * Visit the **American cemetery**, where all the American troops who lost their lives are remembered. 
  • * Explore the **Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace** and see a panoramic film of the landings at the **Arromanches 360 Cinema**. 
  • * Stop off for lunch in the beautiful city of **Bayeux**. 
  • * **Comfortable car-travel** provided for the whole day. Your experience of Normandy will not be affected by rain or bad weather! 
  • * **Adaptable, tailored tour experience**: Work with your guide to get the most out of your time. Do what interests you - you are welcome to change your itinerary on the day.
  • You will begin at the Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace, which will provide you with a good background to the events of ’44 for when you go on-site later in the day. Stop off for lunch at a quality restaurant of your choice, recommended by your expert guide, in the charming city of Bayeux before visiting the places that became legendary subjects of history and film.
  • Go beyond mythology to learn about and relive the trials and tribulations the Allies faced in overcoming the Nazi forces. You will visit the church, Sainte Mère-Église, where paratrooper John Steele was caught on the spire and feigned death, hung from his parachute, defying all the odds to eventually escape capture. You will also see Pointe du Hoc, where 225 rangers climbed cliffs over 100 feet high to capture and wipe out a German artillery battery; the tour also includes a visit to Utah and Omaha Beach.
  • You will learn about the ins and outs of the war and D-Day from your expert guide who will be happy to answer any questions you may have. At the end of your tour you will be able to put yourself in the shoes of the brave soldiers who took part D-Day at the Arromanches 360 Cinema, where you can experience a panoramic view of the landings, complete with sound and archival footage.
  • This day-long tour provides you with an all-encompassing experience of D-Day, the defining moment of WWII, with visits to key landing points, churches, museums and cemeteries. With over 12 nations involved in what was the largest-scale air and land mission in history, for the sake of depth, this tour explores the Americans’ role in D-Day.
  • * Relive the key moments of D-Day with visits to **Omaha and Utah Beach**. * Visit the **American cemetery**, where all the American troops who lost their lives are remembered. * Explore the **Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace** and see a panoramic film of the landings at the **Arromanches 360 Cinema**. * Stop off for lunch in the beautiful city of **Bayeux**. * **Comfortable car-travel** provided for the whole day. Your experience of Normandy will not be affected by rain or bad weather! * **Adaptable, tailored tour experience**: Work with your guide to get the most out of your time. Do what interests you - you are welcome to change your itinerary on the day.
  • You will begin at the Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace, which will provide you with a good background to the events of ’44 for when you go on-site later in the day. Stop off for lunch at a quality restaurant of your choice, recommended by your expert guide, in the charming city of Bayeux before visiting the places that became legendary subjects of history and film.
  • Go beyond mythology to learn about and relive the trials and tribulations the Allies faced in overcoming the Nazi forces. You will visit the church, Sainte Mère-Église, where paratrooper John Steele was caught on the spire and feigned death, hung from his parachute, defying all the odds to eventually escape capture. You will also see Pointe du Hoc, where 225 rangers climbed cliffs over 100 feet high to capture and wipe out a German artillery battery; the tour also includes a visit to Utah and Omaha Beach.
  • You will learn about the ins and outs of the war and D-Day from your expert guide who will be happy to answer any questions you may have. At the end of your tour you will be able to put yourself in the shoes of the brave soldiers who took part D-Day at the Arromanches 360 Cinema, where you can experience a panoramic view of the landings, complete with sound and archival footage.
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  • Not wheelchair accessible

Version 7 – May 06, 2020 15:57

Description
  • This day-long tour provides you with an all-encompassing experience of D-Day, the defining moment of WWII, with visits to key landing points, churches, museums and cemeteries. With over 12 nations involved in what was the largest-scale air and land mission in history, for the sake of depth, this tour explores the Americans’ role in D-Day.
  • * Relive the key moments of D-Day with visits to **Omaha and Utah Beach**. * Visit the **American cemetery**, where all the American troops who lost their lives are remembered. * Explore the **Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace** and see a panoramic film of the landings at the **Arromanches 360 Cinema**. * Stop off for lunch in the beautiful city of **Bayeux**. * **Comfortable car-travel** provided for the whole day. Your experience of Normandy will not be affected by rain or bad weather! * **Adaptable, tailored tour experience**: Work with your guide to get the most out of your time. Do what interests you - you are welcome to change your itinerary on the day.
  • You will begin at the Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace, which will provide you with a good background to the events of ’44 for when you go on-site later in the day. Stop off for lunch at a quality restaurant of your choice, recommended by your expert guide, in the charming city of Bayeux before visiting the places that became legendary subjects of history and film.
  • Go beyond mythology to learn about and relive the trials and tribulations the Allies faced in overcoming the Nazi forces. You will visit the church, Sainte Mère-Église, where paratrooper John Steele was caught on the spire and feigned death, hung from his parachute, defying all the odds to eventually escape capture. You will also see Pointe du Hoc, where 225 rangers climbed cliffs over 100 feet high to capture and wipe out a German artillery battery; the tour also includes a visit to Utah and Omaha Beach.
  • You will learn about the ins and outs of the war and D-Day from your expert guide who will be happy to answer any questions you may have. At the end of your tour you will be able to put yourself in the shoes of the brave soldiers who took part D-Day at the Arromanches 360 Cinema, where you can experience a panoramic view of the landings, complete with sound and archival footage.
  • This day-long tour provides you with an all-encompassing experience of D-Day, the defining moment of WWII, with visits to key landing points, churches, museums and cemeteries. With over 12 nations involved in what was the largest-scale air and land mission in history, for the sake of depth, this tour explores the Americans’ role in D-Day.
  • * Relive the key moments of D-Day with visits to **Omaha and Utah Beach**.
  • * Visit the **American cemetery**, where all the American troops who lost their lives are remembered.
  • * Explore the **Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace** and see a panoramic film of the landings at the **Arromanches 360 Cinema**.
  • * Stop off for lunch in the beautiful city of **Bayeux**.
  • * **Comfortable car-travel** provided for the whole day. Your experience of Normandy will not be affected by rain or bad weather!
  • * **Adaptable, tailored tour experience**: Work with your guide to get the most out of your time. Do what interests you - you are welcome to change your itinerary on the day.
  • You will begin at the Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace, which will provide you with a good background to the events of ’44 for when you go on-site later in the day. Stop off for lunch at a quality restaurant of your choice, recommended by your expert guide, in the charming city of Bayeux before visiting the places that became legendary subjects of history and film.
  • Go beyond mythology to learn about and relive the trials and tribulations the Allies faced in overcoming the Nazi forces. You will visit the church, Sainte Mère-Église, where paratrooper John Steele was caught on the spire and feigned death, hung from his parachute, defying all the odds to eventually escape capture. You will also see Pointe du Hoc, where 225 rangers climbed cliffs over 100 feet high to capture and wipe out a German artillery battery; the tour also includes a visit to Utah and Omaha Beach.
  • You will learn about the ins and outs of the war and D-Day from your expert guide who will be happy to answer any questions you may have. At the end of your tour you will be able to put yourself in the shoes of the brave soldiers who took part D-Day at the Arromanches 360 Cinema, where you can experience a panoramic view of the landings, complete with sound and archival footage.

Version 6 – May 06, 2020 08:59

Description
  • This day-long tour provides you with an all-encompassing experience of D-Day, the defining moment of WWII, with visits to key landing points, churches, museums and cemeteries. With over 12 nations involved in what was the largest-scale air and land mission in history, for the sake of depth, this tour explores the Americans’ role in D-Day.
  • * Relive the key moments of D-Day with visits to **Omaha and Utah Beach**.
  • * Visit the **American cemetery**, where all the American troops who lost their lives are remembered.
  • * Explore the **Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace** and see a panoramic film of the landings at the **Arromanches 360 Cinema**.
  • * Stop off for lunch in the beautiful city of **Bayeux**.
  • * **Comfortable car-travel** provided for the whole day. Your experience of Normandy will not be affected by rain or bad weather!
  • * **Adaptable, tailored tour experience**: Work with your guide to get the most out of your time. Do what interests you - you are welcome to change your itinerary on the day.
  • You will begin at the Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace, which will provide you with a good background to the events of ’44 for when you go on-site later in the day. Stop off for lunch at a quality restaurant of your choice, recommended by your expert guide, in the charming city of Bayeux before visiting the places that became legendary subjects of history and film.
  • Go beyond mythology to learn about and relive the trials and tribulations the Allies faced in overcoming the Nazi forces. You will visit the church, Sainte Mère-Église, where paratrooper John Steele was caught on the spire and feigned death, hung from his parachute, defying all the odds to eventually escape capture. You will also see Pointe du Hoc, where 225 rangers climbed cliffs over 100 feet high to capture and wipe out a German artillery battery; the tour also includes a visit to Utah and Omaha Beach.
  • You will learn about the ins and outs of the war and D-Day from your expert guide who will be happy to answer any questions you may have. At the end of your tour you will be able to put yourself in the shoes of the brave soldiers who took part D-Day at the Arromanches 360 Cinema, where you can experience a panoramic view of the landings, complete with sound and archival footage.
  • This day-long tour provides you with an all-encompassing experience of D-Day, the defining moment of WWII, with visits to key landing points, churches, museums and cemeteries. With over 12 nations involved in what was the largest-scale air and land mission in history, for the sake of depth, this tour explores the Americans’ role in D-Day.
  • * Relive the key moments of D-Day with visits to **Omaha and Utah Beach**. * Visit the **American cemetery**, where all the American troops who lost their lives are remembered. * Explore the **Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace** and see a panoramic film of the landings at the **Arromanches 360 Cinema**. * Stop off for lunch in the beautiful city of **Bayeux**. * **Comfortable car-travel** provided for the whole day. Your experience of Normandy will not be affected by rain or bad weather! * **Adaptable, tailored tour experience**: Work with your guide to get the most out of your time. Do what interests you - you are welcome to change your itinerary on the day.
  • You will begin at the Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace, which will provide you with a good background to the events of ’44 for when you go on-site later in the day. Stop off for lunch at a quality restaurant of your choice, recommended by your expert guide, in the charming city of Bayeux before visiting the places that became legendary subjects of history and film.
  • Go beyond mythology to learn about and relive the trials and tribulations the Allies faced in overcoming the Nazi forces. You will visit the church, Sainte Mère-Église, where paratrooper John Steele was caught on the spire and feigned death, hung from his parachute, defying all the odds to eventually escape capture. You will also see Pointe du Hoc, where 225 rangers climbed cliffs over 100 feet high to capture and wipe out a German artillery battery; the tour also includes a visit to Utah and Omaha Beach.
  • You will learn about the ins and outs of the war and D-Day from your expert guide who will be happy to answer any questions you may have. At the end of your tour you will be able to put yourself in the shoes of the brave soldiers who took part D-Day at the Arromanches 360 Cinema, where you can experience a panoramic view of the landings, complete with sound and archival footage.

Version 2 – April 08, 2020 11:56

Description Summary
  • A full-day tour of Normandy and the key sights of D-Day in your own private car

Version 1 – April 08, 2020 11:55

Description
  • This day-long tour provides you with an all-encompassing experience of D-Day, the defining moment of WWII, with visits to key landing points, churches, museums and cemeteries. With over 12 nations involved in what was the largest-scale air and land mission in history, for the sake of depth, this tour explores the Americans’ role in D-Day.
  • * Relive the key moments of D-Day with visits to **Omaha and Utah Beach**. * Visit the **American cemetery**, where all the American troops who lost their lives are remembered. * Explore the **Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace** and see a panoramic film of the landings at the **Arromanches 360 Cinema**. * Stop off for lunch in the beautiful city of **Bayeux**. * **Comfortable car-travel** provided for the whole day. Your experience of Normandy will not be affected by rain or bad weather! * **Adaptable, tailored tour experience**: Work with your guide to get the most out of your time. Do what interests you - you are welcome to change your itinerary on the day.
  • You will begin at the Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace, which will provide you with a good background to the events of ’44 for when you go on-site later in the day. Stop off for lunch at a quality restaurant of your choice, recommended by your expert guide, in the charming city of Bayeux before visiting the places that became legendary subjects of history and film.
  • Go beyond mythology to learn about and relive the trials and tribulations the Allies faced in overcoming the Nazi forces. You will visit the church, Sainte Mère-Église, where paratrooper John Steele was caught on the spire and feigned death, hung from his parachute, defying all the odds to eventually escape capture. You will also see Pointe du Hoc, where 225 rangers climbed cliffs over 100 feet high to capture and wipe out a German artillery battery; the tour also includes a visit to Utah and Omaha Beach.
  • You will learn about the ins and outs of the war and D-Day from your expert guide who will be happy to answer any questions you may have. At the end of your tour you will be able to put yourself in the shoes of the brave soldiers who took part D-Day at the Arromanches 360 Cinema, where you can experience a panoramic view of the landings, complete with sound and archival footage.
  • This day-long tour provides you with an all-encompassing experience of D-Day, the defining moment of WWII, with visits to key landing points, churches, museums and cemeteries. With over 12 nations involved in what was the largest-scale air and land mission in history, for the sake of depth, this tour explores the Americans’ role in D-Day.
  • * Relive the key moments of D-Day with visits to **Omaha and Utah Beach**.
  • * Visit the **American cemetery**, where all the American troops who lost their lives are remembered.
  • * Explore the **Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace** and see a panoramic film of the landings at the **Arromanches 360 Cinema**.
  • * Stop off for lunch in the beautiful city of **Bayeux**.
  • * **Comfortable car-travel** provided for the whole day. Your experience of Normandy will not be affected by rain or bad weather!
  • * **Adaptable, tailored tour experience**: Work with your guide to get the most out of your time. Do what interests you - you are welcome to change your itinerary on the day.
  • You will begin at the Caen-Normandy Centre for History and Peace, which will provide you with a good background to the events of ’44 for when you go on-site later in the day. Stop off for lunch at a quality restaurant of your choice, recommended by your expert guide, in the charming city of Bayeux before visiting the places that became legendary subjects of history and film.
  • Go beyond mythology to learn about and relive the trials and tribulations the Allies faced in overcoming the Nazi forces. You will visit the church, Sainte Mère-Église, where paratrooper John Steele was caught on the spire and feigned death, hung from his parachute, defying all the odds to eventually escape capture. You will also see Pointe du Hoc, where 225 rangers climbed cliffs over 100 feet high to capture and wipe out a German artillery battery; the tour also includes a visit to Utah and Omaha Beach.
  • You will learn about the ins and outs of the war and D-Day from your expert guide who will be happy to answer any questions you may have. At the end of your tour you will be able to put yourself in the shoes of the brave soldiers who took part D-Day at the Arromanches 360 Cinema, where you can experience a panoramic view of the landings, complete with sound and archival footage.
Cancellation Notes
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund