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Step back in time on a history tour
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
In this tour, you will have the unique opportunity to discover "off the road" what the Americans achieved during the 100 days Normandy Campaign. Take a private tour from Bayeux and with your professional guide, go to the American sector of Normandy, where you’ll relive the events of the Allied invasion on June 6, 1944 – more famously known as D-Day to the Falaise/Chambois pocket. You can choose the itinerary which suits you better, knowing that each tour option lasts one full day and includes a lunch at a very typical local French restaurant. Here are some possible itineraries: 1)La Pointe du Hoc, Omaha beach and Normandy American Cemetery - 2nd and 5th Rangers battalion, 1st and 29th Infantry Division.Discover the site where the 2nd Rangers were heading before realizing it was the wrong target. 2)Utah beach, Brecourt Manor, Sainte Mère Eglise - 4th Infantry Division, 82nd and 101st Airborne division. Meet the owner of the famous Brecourt Manor (Band of Brothers Easy company.) 3)La Fière, Renouf, La Roule, Cherbourg - 4th, 79th and 90th Infantry Division and 82nd Airborne division.Visit the world famous Umbrella of Cherbourg and the "Cité de la Mer" where the Titanic stopped before crossing the Atlantic. 4)La Haye du Puits, Graignes, Saint Lo - Operation Cobra (Saint Lo / La Chapelle en Juger), 82nd Airborne division (Forest of Etenclin), 79th Infantry division (Mont de Doville), 90th Infantry Division (Mont Castre). Visit the world famous church bell manufacturer craftsman who recently made two new bells for the renowned Notre Dame de Paris cathedral. 5)Avranches, Brittany American Cemetery, Mont Saint Michel - General Patton 3rd Army. Discover the jewel of Normandy’s and one of France’s most iconic landmarks.Visit also the world famous Saint James factory, fame is based upon a cult item of clothing "the genuine pure new knitted woolen Breton seaman's sweater." 6) Mortain, Argentan, Falaise, Chambois, - US, British, French, Polish and Canadian army. Meet civilians who witnessed the battle of Argentan and whose Aunt survived the landing at Sword beach. At the end of the tour, your guide will take you back to your hotel.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
DVD (available to purchase)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Minimum drinking age is 18 years
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Your hotel in Bayeux
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.