Normandy D-Day Battlefields and Beaches Tour

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people Adult From: $ 343.55 USD
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Normandy D-Day Battlefields and Beaches Tour


Excursion Overview

Take a poignant, memorable day trip from Paris to visit the Normandy battlefields and landing beaches of World War II. You'll visit famous wartime sites and the American cemetery, spend time on the historic beaches and gain invaluable insights into the wartime experience of the Allied soldiers and the French citizens they liberated.

Tour Includes

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch including drinks
  • Roundtrip transportation to Normandy
  • Professional guide

Tour Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drink, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)

What You Can Expect

Your drive through the picturesque Normandy countryside takes you to the Caen Memorial, devoted to illustrations and films about the Second World War and the Normandy landings of June 1944.

After lunch at the Memorial, visit the Pointe du Hoc, a German defense position that was heroically taken by US soldiers during World War II. Continue to the American cemetery of Saint-Laurent, the final resting place of almost 10,000 soldiers. You will also have free time at Omaha Beach to reflect on the site's moving history and visit the Omaha Beach Visitor Center, which describes the American soldiers' operations on the famous beach in June 1944.

Before returning to Paris, stop at the Canadian Memorial at Juno beach and Arromanches to see the remains of the artificial landing harbor that was built by the Allies in less than 15 days.

Additional Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The coach journey from Paris to Normandy takes approximately 3 - 4 hours and you will spend 4 hours in Normandy itself

Voucher information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Products standard cancellable

Products with Viator standard terms and conditions are fully refundable, without charge, up to 48 hours prior to travel, based on the time/date of the Product Location.

Departure point

Pyramides, central Paris

Hotel pickup available from centrally located Paris hotels (ZIP codes 75001-75020) if this option has been selected

Departure time

Standard Tour 7:00am
Standard Tour with hotel pickup 6:30am
Small group 6:30am until March, 31st 2018 and then 6:15am

Return Details

Returns to original departure point at approximately 9.30pm

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