Normandy D day beaches -Day trip from Paris
Dive into the heartrending history of WWII with a private guide, who drive you directly from your Paris hotel to Normandy Beaches.
07:00/07:30 Departure from your hotel
Don't loose time on public transportation, your driver will pick up you directly at your hotel at 7 am. He will escort you relax in our executive cars.
About 2h 30 after you will be at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial.
You will start to feel all the emotions faced by the thousands of soldiers' graves.
Once you'll get all the keys for imagining what's happened you will stop by Omaha beach and gather at the American Colleville cemetery. With real emotion, you will discover the gravestones perfectly aligned on a majestic expanse of green lawn.
The visitor will bring more information focused on the engagement of American troops and details on the Overlord Operation.
Located within the Cemetery, the Visitor Center pays homage to the combatants of the Battle of Normandy by showing you an exhibition and a film.
It will bring more information focused on the engagement of American troops and details on the Overlord Operation.
After you have taken all your time in this immersion, your guide will drive you to Arromanches.
There you will imagine how they built an artificial harbor in a such short time; A staggering 2.5 million men, 500,000 vehicles, and four million tonnes of supplies arrived via this harbor renamed Port Winston after the war! According to your time left and your point of interest, your guide will recommend you visit the Arromanche museum or the 360° cinema for immersion with reconstituted images of pontoons, ships, balloons, waves, clouds, and more.
Your guide will recommend you some spots to have lunch.
End the day by seeing where Colonel Rudder’s "Rangers” taken by force on the morning of 6th June one of the strongest German fortifications, "La Pointe du Hoc".
The site, full of emotional memories, has been completely redeveloped; its impressive appearance bears witness to the intensity of the battle which took place here.
Return to Paris directly from your last spot around 5 pm to arrive around 19h30/20H at your hotel.
Your tour is private so you can take your time or ask for a special point of interest according to the limit of your full day 12 h.
The pick-up at your hotel with a luxury minivan with an English or Spanish-speaking guide for up to 7 people.
For a larger group, you will have a mini coach or a motorcoach with a guide in any language.
English-speaking guide driver leading the tour
Gasol, toll fee
pickup and drop off at hotel
Omaha beach, American Colleville Cemetery , Arromanche and Port winston, Pointe du Hoc Spots
Why don't you go to Normandy by train
Train to Caen or Bayeux Spend 2h30 to go there
Once arrive to Caen or Bayeux you have to spend 30 minutes more plus time to get off the train to got the beaches
At the end of the day, you need to go back to Caen or Bayeux so you also add time to drive.
You are pressured by the train schedule and you are not able to know if the train is going to be on time. Once in Paris, you need a taxi or a metro ride to go to your hotel. So finally you leave your hotel 5h30/6 am and go back at 10 pm for finally spend the same time visiting.