Omaha Morning Half Day Tour to visit the landing areas at Omaha Beach

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Omaha Morning Half Day Tour to visit the landing areas at Omaha Beach

Tour # 1 (Morning tour) is intended for visitors having only half a day to visit the landing areas at Omaha Beach.

Half Day Morning Tours depart from Place de Quebec, central Bayeux, Normandy (from 8.20am to 12.30pm)– Near the Tapestry. They run from the beginning of March to the end of October.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Longues-sur-Mer, Longues-sur-Mer, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

The Atlantic Wall was a system of fortifications built by Nazi Germany, which extended along the Atlantic coast of Western Europe. The Longues-sur-Mer battery is a classic example of the pattern that was used for the Atlantic Wall.Come and discover the four casemates of these batteries and the 152 mm German naval guns behind the control bunker. This site has been very well preserved to this day as a Memorial of the war. You will cross the Port of Port en Bessin secured by the 47th Royal Commando Unit, which became an important petroleum port. Port en Bessin was the geographic boundary between the American and British sectors.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Omaha Beach, France

Here we will see many WN’s - (wiederstandnest- meaning German weapons strong point emplacements) from Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes to Vierville.We will visit some of these strong points, which were the better-defended German Positions along Omaha. We will stop at WN 62 and WN 65 in Fox Green and Easy Red sectors of the American landing, and WN 73 in Dog Green at Vierville. This beach assault was a difficult assignment, given to US V Corps (General Gerow) whose Force O was made up of the 1st Infantry Division, 29th Infantry Division, the Rangers and several attached Units.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Normandy American Cemetery, 14710 Colleville-sur-Mer, France

This Cemetery, extends over 172.5 acres, and is one of fourteen permanent American World War II cemeteries constructed on foreign soil.It contains the remains of 9387 servicemen and women killed for our freedom. The American Cemetery of Colleville conveys an unforgettable feeling of honor, peace and serenity.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Pointe du Hoc, France

Located on a cliff 8 miles west of the Cemetery, this monument was created by France to honour elements of the 2nd Rangers Battalion under the command of LTC James E. RUDDER which scaled the 100-foot cliff. Admiral Hall’s Intelligence officer remarked: "It can’t be done. Three old women with brooms could stop the Rangers scaling that cliff!". RUDDER replied to General BRADLEY: "Sir, my Rangers can do the job for you".

Duration: 40 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Infant seats available"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark"
"Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers"



Hora de Inicio: 8:20 AM
Duración: 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Place de Québec, 14400 Bayeux, France

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Local guide

No Incluye

  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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