Private tour

From Cherbourg: Normandy D-Day Beaches Private Tour

Activity provider: igor rosen

From Cherbourg: Normandy D-Day Beaches Private Tour

Activity provider: igor rosen

From US$ 769.91 per group up to 6

Delve into Europe’s World War II history on this private tour of the D-Day beaches from Cherbourg, all entry tickets included. Gain insight into the sacrifices made by the U.S. and Allied soldiers.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 10 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Italian, Polish
Audio guide included
English
Pickup included
- Please be at your pier 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time if you can. - The driver will be holding a sign with your last name on it. - The driver-guide will have your phone number and contact details.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Private Tour of the Normandy D-Day Beaches
  • Shore Excursion
  • Explore both the major sites of D-Day and the less known ones
  • Experienced and licensed Private driver-guide
Full description
In this full-day tour from Cherbourg ( pier or hotel ) you will be picked up at your convenient time with fresh coffee and croissants and you'll spend a full-day on the Normandy WWII sites. First, you'll be in Ste Mère Eglise, the iconic village of the US Airborne, to understand how 14000 paratroopers played a crucial role in preparing the success of this day. You'll visit the Airborne Museum where your guide will explain you in the utmost details the exhibit. Then, you'll head for the hedgerow country where you'll see these terribles natural fences where so many German soldiers could hide and kill during the battle of Normandy. On Utah beach, your guide will explain you why this beach could be so quickly and successfully taken. You'll then enjoy a gourmet lunch on Omaha Beach facing the monument to the Allies, where your guide will explain you in details the battle which took place there 77 years ago. After lunch you'll head for the Pointe du Hoc where you'll see many of the German WWII bunkers taken by the US 2nd Rangers Battalion. Finally, at the Normandy American Cemetery, you'll have to time to visit the site and the Memorial before attending the ceremony of the colors. If time allows you'll also see the Longues sur Mer battery, the last WWII German battery, whose big 150mm guns where shooting on D-Day. You'll be back at your ship at the time you need depending of your ship's schedule.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • PA audio system to hear the guide in the Van ( loudspeakers connected to the audio system )
  • Digital resources provided during the drive to get some content about the places visited throughout the day.
  • all entrance fees
  • water and light snack at your disposal in the van
  • lunch
  • drinks
  • souvenirs
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Participants

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • - some light walking involved at the Normandy American Cemetery and at the Pointe du Hoc ( approx. 1 mile )

Product ID: 396029