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From Paris: Normandy D-Day Beaches Day Trip

Activity provider: ParisCityVision

From Paris: Normandy D-Day Beaches Day Trip

Activity provider: ParisCityVision
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Take a poignant day trip from Paris to visit Normandy and the WWII D-Day landing beaches. Enjoy a guided tour of the most emblematic sites of the landing and visit the American Cemetery in St Laurent.

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Duration 14 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Itinerary
6.5 hours
  • Paris

  • 180 minutes
  • Mémorial de Caen (lunch)

  • 50 minutes
  • Pointe du Hoc

  • 20 minutes
  • Normandy American Cemetery

  • Omaha Beach (free time)

  • 30 minutes
  • Arromanches-les-Bains

  • Juno Beach Memorial

  • 3 hours
  • Paris

Meeting point
Main stop
Highlights
  • Learn about the history of the region
  • Visit the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer
  • Enjoy a full-day trip from Paris to the D-Day Beaches
  • Stop at Arromanches or the Canadian Memorial at Juno Beach
  • Take a guided tour of Omaha Beach
Full description

Enjoy a full-day trip from Paris to the D-Day Beaches in Normandy in the company of an official guide, who will bring these historic sites to life. Learn about the military operation, and visit the American Cemetery, Omaha Beach, Arromanches, and Juno Beach. Board the luxury air-conditioned coach in central Paris and get set to enjoy a unique day in Normandy. Relax and admire the beautiful landscapes of the French countryside. Visit the well-known American Cemetery at Saint Laurent, just above Omaha Beach. Explore this 170-acre site that features 9,387 white marble headstones lined up perfectly across the grass, a memorial, a chapel, and the Garden of the Missing. Follow a small trail down to Omaha Beach, too.

The next stop is in Arromanches, a historic town known for its artificial port that was built to assist the Normandy landings. On D-Day, the harbor saw the unloading of almost 10,000 tons of equipment. You can still make out the floating reinforced concrete Phoenix constructions in the water.

Before returning to Paris, make a short stop near sandy Juno Beach and its cemetery, one of the key D-Day landing beaches for Canadian troops on June 6, 1944.

Your guided tour will include an opportunity to see everyday objects from life under occupation, maps, and models of military vehicles, as well as film screenings recreating the emotions of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

Includes
  • Round-trip transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Live guide
  • Visit the American Cemetery in Saint Laurent
  • Photo stop at Omaha Beach
  • Photo stop at Arromanches or at Juno Beach
  • Hotel transfers
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at Frame Brasserie at Hotel Pullman.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 128 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Really nice and allows a busy but full one day experience on Normandy Beaches. Tour Guide was excellent and travel was comfortable with plenty of time for lunch, rest stops and return to Paris in plenty of time to have a later dinner. Most important you get to see how important it is that we continue to defend the Free World from tyranny!

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28 July 2022

We really liked the visit to Normandy. The guide was very friendly and spoke at all times about the history of that war. The trip was very organized, with the bus that took us to each site. If you want to spend a good day in Normandy, this trip is highly recommended.

24 July 2022

The trip was very informative. We saw the American cemetery,Omaha Beach and Juno Beach along with a couple of extra stops. Had plenty of time for lunch. The bus was very comfortable and they really stuck to a schedule so we got bake ro Paris by 8:30 pm. I highly recommend this trip to get a wonderful sense of D-day.

17 July 2022

Product ID: 52849