Half-day Tour of the American D-Day sites in Normandy
Excursions & day trips

Half-day Tour of the American D-Day sites in Normandy

Free cancellation
Language: English , French
Availability: Everyday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Go on a Vibrant Excursions to the Major U.S D-Day Sites
  • Discover some incredible soldiers war stories
  • Walk the Lunar Landscapes of Breathtaking Pointe du Hoc
What to expect

During this half-day tour, you will have the opportunity to visit all the most significant US battlefield sites of D-Day,

Departing from Bayeux, you will first reach the coastal battlefield area of Omaha Beach. Your guide will explain to you why on this place there was one of the boldest and most successful large scale invasions in military history.

After a short drive, you will be taken to the Pointe du Hoc site which is located between Utah & Omaha beaches. You will discover the lunar landscapes of this place which was a focal point of the amphibious assault by U.S. forces during the early morning hours of D-Day, 6 June 1944.

At the end of the tour, you will stop at the Normandy American Cemetery, in Colleville-sur-Mer. Here you will have some time to walk around and pay homage but also visit the Visitor Center.

At the end of the tour, you will discover the story of the Ardenne Abbey, where eighteen Canadian soldiers were executed without mercy. The church is built in the early Gothic style and is surrounded by medieval farm buildings encircled by walls. A small Canadian memorial is still located there.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • EU Digital COVID Certificate required for people aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Entrance for sites as mentioned in the itinerary
    • English speaking qualified guide/driver
    • Travel in recent, fully equipped Mercedes minivans
    • Small group option – maximum 8 passengers per group
    • Free Wifi access on board
    • Bottles of water in the vehicles
    What's not included
    • Entrance fees or tasting fees unless mentioned
    • Personal insurance & expenses
    • Eventual Gratuities for the driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup
    Reduced price
    • Senior from 65 and above are reduced
    • Children from 4 to 12 are reduced
    Where

    Place du Québec - Bayeux

    Meeting point:
    • You will meet your guide on the Place du Québec in Bayeux
    What to remember
    • Tour requires minimum of 2 passengers (adults) to operate. In case minimum numbers are not reached we will offer to reschedule or refund your tour
    • Tour returns to the departure point
    • Tour returns to the departure point
    • This tour is not suitable for Children under 4 years old
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    When
    • From April 1st to October 31st
    • Everyday
    • departures at 9.00am and 2.00pm
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    Provider
    Ophorus Excursions & Tours in France
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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