Private Day Tour including Normandy Landing Beaches & Battlefields from Bayeux

Highlights

  • Depart from your Bayeux hotel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle and get acquainted with your accomplished guide as you drive through the picturesque Norman countryside to your first historical destination. Discuss your flexible itinerary with your guide and adapt your tour according to your interests.  Head first to the landing beaches of Omaha Beach and Utah Beach to delve into the turbulent history of the sites; browse the intriguing exhibitions within the Airborne Museum of Saint-Mere Eglise; and take moment of quiet reflection at the American Cemetery, a commemorative area dedicated to the American soldiers who died in the bloody D-Day battles.  Continue to Sword beach to see the site on which the British invaded Normandy and then enrich your historical knowledge further during visits to the Hillman Bunker Complex and the Merville Battery Museum. Read moving messages that pay testament to fallen soldiers in the Commonwealth Military Cemeteries and then feast your eyes on the ancient architecture of Ardenne Abbey, a sacred structure in which 11 Canadian prisoners of war were executed.  After your explorative excursion, return to your Bayeux hotel in your private vehicle and bid your guide farewell.

Summary

Depart from your Bayeux hotel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle and get acquainted with your accomplished guide as you drive through the picturesque Norman countryside to your first historical destination. Discuss your flexible itinerary with your guide and adapt your tour according to your interests.  Head first to the landing beaches of Omaha Beach and Utah Beach to delve into the turbulent history of the sites; browse the intriguing exhibitions within the Airborne Museum of Saint-Mere Eglise; and take moment of quiet reflection at the American Cemetery, a commemorative area dedicated to the American soldiers who died in the bloody D-Day battles.  Continue to Sword beach to see the site on which the British invaded Normandy and then enrich your historical knowledge further during visits to the Hillman Bunker Complex and the Merville Battery Museum. Read moving messages that pay testament to fallen soldiers in the Commonwealth Military Cemeteries and then feast your eyes on the ancient architecture of Ardenne Abbey, a sacred structure in which 11 Canadian prisoners of war were executed.  After your explorative excursion, return to your Bayeux hotel in your private vehicle and bid your guide farewell.

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Duration
8 hours
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Why take this tour?

Take a private tour from Bayeux to Normandy, where you’ll relive the events of the Allied invasion on June 6, 1944 – more famously known as D-Day. You can personalize this private tour and determine how long you spend at the various WWII sites. Your private guide will give you unique insight into the events that took place on the landing beaches and battlefields of Normandy and tell you about the British, American, Canadian and French troops. You can also visit the cemeteries and museums.

What’s included?

  • Driver/guide

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan (maximum 8 people)

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Food and drinks

  • Gratuities

  • Guide's lunch (approximately €20)

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Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • 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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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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