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

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$79.00
Free cancellation
Language: English , French
Availability: Everyday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • A tour retracing Canadian Armed Forces involvement on D-Day.
  • Discover Juno Beach sector including the museum dedicated to Canadian WWII history
  • Visit of the major Canadian War Cemetery located at Bény-sur-Mer
What to expect

Enjoy an half-day tour and discover the stories of the Canadian Armed Forces involvement on D-Day. A guide will come along to tell you all about the Normandy sites you will see.

You will discover first Juno Beach which has become one of the most popular Normandy tourist sites. You will visit the beautiful museum dedicated to Canadian involvement in the D-Day landing and World War II. To honor the Canadian army, it was built in the shape of a modern maple leaf.

You will be driven after in Beny-sur-Mer, where the Canadian military cemetery is located. Most of the soldiers buried there were killed during the D-Day landing battles, as well as during the liberation of Caen in July 1944. The place is now taken care of by the Commonwealth War Graves Commissions and is kept beautifully landscaped and immaculate.

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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
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those 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
    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
    • This tour is not suitable for Children under 4 years old
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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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