SHORE EXCURSIONS: D-DAY IN NORMANDY TOUR: 8 -9 Hours
PRIVATE D-DAY NORMANDY TOUR FROM CAEN
D-DAY IN NORMANDY TOUR
Ste. Mere Eglise, Omaha Beach, American Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc, Arromanches
Tour Inclusions: private guide service, private transportation, taxes, tolls and parking.
Departure Points: Caen. Other departure points are available. Inquire.
D-Day Normandy Tour from Caen
Enjoy a highly informative and engaging D-Day Normandy tour from Caen. You will tour Ste. Mere Eglise, Omaha beach, American cemetery, Pointe du Hoc and Arromanches. Your D-Day Normandy tour from Caen begins at Ste. Mere Eglise, one of the first towns liberated by the Allies. The Ste. Mere Eglise’s Airborne Museum pays tribute to the American paratroopers who descended on Ste. Mere Eglise as it burst into flames. This museum maintains an extensive collection of films, photos, interactive displays and artifacts from the D-Day landings. Your guide will narrate the history as you go through the town and visit the church, whose stained glass windows depict the paratroopers rather than religious subjects.
Next your D-Day Normandy tour from Caen will take you to Omaha beach, where so many young American lost their lives. You will visit the American cemetery and the museum which features stories, photos, films, interactive displays and artifacts.
This D-Day Normandy tour from Caen also features the spectacular Pointe du Hoc, where Colonel James Rudder and his Rangers accomplished a memorable feat of arms on the cliffs on June 6, 1944. Located between Utah and Omaha beaches, Pointe du Hoc is a cliff 100 ft. high. Pointe du Hoc has Germans had fortified bunkers with artillery pieces that could reach 14 miles out, which made Omaha and Utah beaches vulnerable. Hear about the history from your expert guide.