• D-Day in Normandy (1 day) Description

    Book your tour of D-Day in Normandy, and walk in the footsteps of the allied soldiers who gave their lives to liberate from the Nazi tyranny and changed forever the course of history.

    After leaving Paris at 7 am, your guide will stop half-way for coffee and croissants before giving you a historical introduction to DDAY and the battle of Normandy.

    Upon your arrival in Normandy, you will start your journey with the visit of Arromanches to discover the remains of the artificial harbor (Mulberry), that played a vital part in the success of the landings.

    From Arromanches, your guide will drive you to the German coastal artillery battery of Longues Sur Mer that was part of Germany’s Atlantic Wall coastal fortifications.

    After your visit of Longues sur Mer, it is time for lunch in a typical Norman restaurant (not included).

    After lunch, your journey continues with an exhaustive visit of the American Cemetery of Colleville. This tribute to the heroes of the war covers 172.5 acres and contains the graves of 9,387 military, most of whom lost their lives in the D-Day landings and ensuing operations (visit of the Memorial, the wall of the Missing, the Chapel, many noteworthy tombs – Medals of Honor, etc).
    Your visit will be followed with a stop at the American Interpretive Center. You will have the opportunity to view remarkable films and documentaries relating the DDAY and Battle of Normandy operations.

    Your journey will continue with the drive and visit of Omaha Beach, that has become the symbol of the sacrifice of American soldiers in WWII, since June 6th 1944.

    After this moving interlude on Omaha Beach, you will finish your journey with the private guided visit of Pointe Du Hoc, where Colonel James Rudder and the US 2nd Ranger Battalion were given the task of destroying a battery five 155mm guns. Their heroic struggle and final success, cementing their place in history.

    If time, on your way back to Paris, you will have a short stop at the German cemetery at La Cambe.

    You will be back at your hotel around 7pm.

    Extra charge for a pick up and/or a drop off outside Paris

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