Uncover the legendary battles, historic secrets, and stories of exceptional courage, as you explore the notorious D-Day landing sites. Walk in the footsteps of allied soldiers, visit original German bunkers, and travel back in time at the Sainte-Mère-Église Museum. Stand on the same cliffs taken by American troops during WWII, and learn how and why Utah Beach became one of the most important locations in the history of Europe. Gaze down from the Pointe-Du-Hoc memorial more than 100m above sea-level, and visit the final resting places of soldiers who lost their lives fighting for freedom.
WWII American Landing Beaches Tour Highlights
Itinerary and What to Expect?
Your guide and chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel, residence, or cruise ship. As you explore the Normandy countryside and enjoy the comfort of your vehicle you will learn about the region’s unique heritage, cuisine, traditions and slowly enter the world of D-Day.
Our first discovery will take us back in time to one of WW2’s most important D-Day sites: Utah Beach. As you explore the sandy shores, you will learn how German and American soldiers came face to face and see the battle scars that still pepper the landscape. After a guided tour of the area, you will visit the excellent Utah Beach Landing Museum, constructed around the remains of a German bunker. Here you will discover original warcraft, the Water Buffalo and Duck amphibious vehicles, and one of the last remaining B-26 bombers.
Next we will head to the commune of Sainte-Mère-Église, where hundreds of allied troupes lost their lives on D-Day. Hear the incredible accounts, as told by the people who witnessed the battle and ensuing fire, and discover the extraordinary story of John Steele. Experience the D-Day atmosphere first hand at the Airborne Museum Discovery, as you explore interactive exhibits and items.
After Sainte-Mère-Église, we will visit the extraordinary Pointe-Du-Hoc, a monument which juts some 100m high over the ocean. Walk in the footsteps of the American soldiers who risked their lives to scale the 100-foot cliffs to seize German artillery pieces.
Our fourth discovery will take us to the most famous D-Day sites in history: Omaha Beach. Here, we will be transported back in time, as we explore the cragged cliffs and shores where thousands fought. The Utah Beach D-Day Museum, built on the spot where the landings took place, will take you through the night’s events step by step, revealing the courage and hidden stories behind WW2’s most infamous battle.
We will finish the tour with a visit to the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, the resting place of thousands of soldiers who were lost in the D-Day battle. Your guide will lead you through the cemetery, revealing some of the stories behind the names. Here you will be given some free time to pay your respects, and reflect on your journey into one of the legendary days in history.
Your chauffeur will drive you and your guide back to your hotel, residence, or cruise ship in Paris as you relax from an eventful day and take in this historical experience.
Private English Speaking Guide
Private chauffeur from Paris
Airborne Museum Skip-the-Line Ticket
A bottle of water per person
All fees and taxes
Lunch in Sainte-Mère-Église
Frequently Asked Questions
You will be seated in the best places in first-class ensuring you are in total confort to Caen.
Your guide will meet you directly at your hotel, residence or cruise port in Paris before heading to Normandy by train.
Yes, everyone can access the Normandy landing beaches, regardless if you are with a wheelchair or baby stroller.
Your chauffeur will meet you and your guide at the Caen train station before whisking you to the American landing beaches.
Yes, no other participants will be joining the American landing beaches tour that you booked with us.
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