D-Day tour - Utah Beach & Omaha Beach - suitable as a day trip from Paris
Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour of the American sectors of the D-Day Normandy invasion. An experienced English-speaking guide will show you the battlefield sites and explain in detail the events that occurred.
To join this tour, you and your small group will need to take the train from Paris St Lazare to Bayeux and catch a return train to Paris from Bayeux after the tour. This pleasant train journey takes just over 2 hours in each direction. Please note that the train ticket is not included in the price of this tour.
As someone else will be doing the driving for you, you will arrive in Normandy stress free and relaxed.
The tour departs from Bayeux train station and your guide will be waiting for the arrival of your train from Paris.
This tour is a perfect solution for clients wishing to tour the American D-Day beaches as a day trip from Paris!Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Utah Beach, 50480 Sainte-Marie-du-Mont France
Our first stop is the American D-Day landing beach known as Utah.
Your guide will give you a detailed account of what took place at this location and then allow you free time to explore and take photos.
Duration: 50 minutesStop At:
Sainte Mere Eglise, Rua General Koenig, Sainte-Mere-Eglise France
Stop two is the small town of Sainte Mere Eglise that was an objective for American Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne on D-Day.
Your guide will provide a detailed explanation of what happened and show you interesting remnants from the war. You will then have free time for lunch and a visit to the Airborne museum if you wish. Please note that lunch and entry to the museum are not included in the price of this tour.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Pointe du Hoc, 14450 Cricqueville-en-Bessin France
Stop three is the incredible Pointe Du Hoc. This impressive site was an objective for American Rangers on D-Day.
Your guide will take time to lead you around the site and explain the remnants of the German fortifications and explain how the Rangers ultimately succeeded in silencing this incredible German long range coastal battery.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Omaha Beach, Avenue de la Liberation, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer France
Stop four is the world famous Omaha Beach. The objective of American forces from the 29th Infantry Division, 1st Infantry Division and, American Rangers.
After a detailed account by your guide, you will be given free time to explore, take photos and walk on the sand (depending on tidal conditions)
Duration: 50 minutesStop At:
Cimetiere Americain de Colleville-sur-Mer, 14710 Colleville-sur-Mer France
Our last stop on this tour will be the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial.
Your guide will fully brief you about this location and share stories of some of the people buried here. You will then be given free time to pay your respects. One of the last things you will see on this tour is the TAPS ceremony where the flags are lowered. This will be a fitting end to an emotional day.
Duration: 1 hour
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Place de la Gare, 14400 Bayeux, France
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.