Normandy Beaches Half-Day Trip from Bayeux

Highlights

  • Visit WWII sites related to the American Allied soldiers

  • Learn more about D-Day at the American Cemetery Visitor Center

  • Small-group tour with a maximum of eight people

  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Bayeux hotel

Summary

Depart from Bayeux in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and travel along the picturesque Norman coast to Pointe du Hoc, a German battery devastated by US soldiers on D-Day. Listen as your guide offers fascinating narration of the bloody battles that occurred here, and then capture photographs of fortification remnants blown to pieces by destructive bombs.  Return to the vehicle for the short drive to Omaha Beach and delve into the dramatic procession of D-Day events that unfolded on this beach. Stop at two points at either end of the sandy stretch to appreciate the scale of the expanse and then head to Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial to pay tribute to fallen American soldiers. Feel emotionally stirred as you stroll around Europe’s largest American cemetery and then venture to the Normandy American Cemetery Visitor Center to enrich your knowledge of the region’s history.  Browse exhibits that speak eloquently of the events that took place on Omaha Beach; listen to personal stories, narrative texts and interactive displays and appreciate the insightful nature of the museum.  Return to your vehicle after the explorative tour and then relax during the journey back to Bayeux.

Tour info

Duration
5 hours
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Why take this tour?

The D-Day landing beaches and WWII battlefields of Normandy lie just north of Bayeux along the English Channel coast. This half-day tour takes in some of the most important sites, including Omaha Beach, one of the five landing sites; Pointe du Hoc, one of the principal German fortifications; and the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, where thousands of US soldiers are buried.

What’s included?

  • Driver/guide

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only) from Bayeux

  • Gratuities

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 5h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Cancellation Policy

    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

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About operator:

Focus on US battle sites in Normandy and hear the full story behind the World War II D-Day landings in one full day with this tour from Bayeux. There’s no worry about transportation as you journey to the American Cemetery, Omaha Beach, and other important sights by minivan, and learn details about each site in a personalized, small-group atmosphere. Several departure times and pickup from select locations adds ease.

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