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The Basics

Guided tours of the five D-Day beaches—Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Gold Beach, Juno Beach, and Sword Beach—run from Bayeux, Caen, Le Havre, Carentan, and Paris, and often include visits to other Normandy battlefields such as Pointe du Hoc, Arromanches, and Pegasus Bridge. For a more personalized experience, opt for a private or small-group tour and choose to focus on the American, Canadian, or British sites and memorials.

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Normandy D-Day Small-Group Day Trip with Omaha Beach, Cemetery & Cider Tasting
Normandy D-Day Small-Group Day Trip with Omaha Beach, Cemetery & Cider Tasting
$253.74 per adult
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Moving and incredible tour
Our guide gave an amazing and incredible tour. She was so informative and gave us so much time to look around.
maryjo_m, Jul 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Bayeux

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Great experience
DeeTom, Jul 2021
Normandy D-Day Small-Group Day Trip with Omaha Beach, Cemetery & Cider Tasting
American Cemetery was beautiful. Our tour guide Tony was excellent, he was attentive to our needs? knowledgeable, friendly and spoke good English.
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An expensive yet worthwhile experience
Red, Jul 2021
Normandy D-Day Small-Group Day Trip with Omaha Beach, Cemetery & Cider Tasting
It is a long day trip, but it's worth the ride. Our guide spoke fantastic English, and she took us to visit Omaha Beach, Overlord Museum, the American cemetery, and several other memorial sites, which we probably couldn't get to on our own, let alone in one day. She also had an impressive knowledge of the Americans' role in the 2nd world war and was also kind and patient to answer all of our questions. However, it bothered me to see her both driving and guiding throughout the entire trip. For the price we paid, Blue Fox could have hired a driver so she could get some rest in between stops. They could have also included hotel pickup and lunch, though the restaurant in Normandy we stopped at was very decent.
star-5
A memorable and moving tour
KohrRoadTrip, Jul 2019
OMAHA U.S Landing Beach - Day trip from Paris to Normandy in a small group
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour and would highly recommend it. Regis did an outstanding job from pick-up to return to Paris and all in between. He was pleasant to be around (important as we're all together approximately 12 hours!) and very informative as he took us to many parts of Normandy. Walking on Omaha Beach, visiting the American Cemetery and more, with Regis' informative commentary, was a memorable experience.
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Fabulous day from beginning to end. Shuttle met us right on time at exact designated spot. Tour guid was fabulous!!!
Jeffrey_S, Feb 2020
D-Day Omaha Beach Area Morning or Afternoon Group Tour from Bayeux
Loved our day in Bayeux and Normandy. Our tour guide was great and treated us like “friends.” He was courteous, thoughtful, funny and extremely knowledgeable of all the events surrounding the D-Day invasion and local area. Shuttle van was clean, and comfortable with lots of leg room. Tour started and ended “on-time” and our guide even dropped us at the train station at the end of the day. Highly recommend this tour and this tour guide!!’ Five stars!
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Superb Tour
angelamS9302AK, Nov 2019
Normandy D-Day Small-Group Day Trip with Omaha Beach, Cemetery & Cider Tasting
This was the highlight of our France trip. The tour was fantastic. Our tour guide Pablo made it a very enjoyable experience. The tour is in an 8 person van which was nice, clean, and comfortable. A caution that this could be uncomfortable for a larger person so something to keep in mind. One recommendation to Blu Fox Tours would be to update the Van's with USB ports so phones can be recharged...it is a long day with lots of pics. That aside, this tour was worth every penny.
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Interesting.
Passport625392, Oct 2019
Omaha Beach Half-Day Trip from Bayeux
Informative. Guide was knowledgeable. Transport was clean and comfortable. Enjoyed having the speakers in the back of the van. Provided time for questions.
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American D Day Landing Tour
lovetoloop, Aug 2019
Utah & Omaha Beaches D-Day Group Tour from Bayeux
Little did I know when I booked this tour how good it would be, but It exceeded all my expectations.Ian our tour guide was exceptional. His knowledge of the events was vast and he took his time telling us what to expect. He kept us safe all day long and the tour bus was new, clean and comfortable. I highly recommend this tour.
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Excellent guide painted a vivid picture of DDay
Issey_T, Jul 2020
Omaha Beach Half-Day Trip from Bayeux
The tour guide was fantastic. He had an encyclopaedic knowledge of the Normandy Beaches and DDay but better than that he really painted a picture of the unfolding events and the small details that made it such a human story set amid the huge political and military drama. The area is huge and the remains are scattered so I would highly recommend this tour guide. For my son and I it was an forgettable experience. It really does justice to the incredible bravery of those days. Thank you.
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Bayeau and More!
Robert_G, Mar 2020
D-Day Omaha Beach Area Morning or Afternoon Group Tour from Bayeux
My wife and I traveled from Paris for a half day tour on Friday, March 6, 2020. The time, energy and cost paid for itself after experiencing the fabulous tour of Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery. Our guide was informative and also allowed us time to explore these historic location on our own. Lastly, the town of Bayeux is a small hidden gem.
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A Thoughtful Visit and Learning Experience
Ian_J, Mar 2020
D-Day Omaha Beach Area Morning or Afternoon Group Tour from Bayeux
Our guide was punctual, knowledgeable, and kind. We had a wonderful visit and learned a lot. I highly recommend!
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Excellent tour of Normandy areas seen by US forces on D-Day
JudyNV, Nov 2019
Utah & Omaha Beaches D-Day Group Tour from Bayeux
Husband (old post-WWII GI) and I really appreciated the guided visit and insightful information about what happened at Utah and Omaha on D-Day.
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Extremely worth it!
swhitaker120, Oct 2019
D-Day Omaha Beach Area Morning or Afternoon Group Tour from Bayeux
We came away with a deeper understanding of the events of the brave solders who landed on Omaha Beach. The cemetery visit was sobering. All the dead buried there were heroes! The guide was extremely knowledgeable.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Most tours visit WWII cemeteries and memorials, so it’s important to dress and act respectfully.

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes to explore the battle ruins and beaches.

  • Some tours are wheelchair accessible, but it’s best to check in advance with your tour operator.

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How to Get There

Omaha Beach is located along the coast of Normandy in northern France, 15 miles (24 kilometers) northwest of Bayeux. Although buses run to the beach from Bayeux, the easiest way to visit is by private transportation or as part of a guided tour. The American Cemetery lies above the beach, from where a long walkway heads down to the beach itself.

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When to Get There

Tours run to Omaha Beach year-round, but it can get busy during peak summer season. If you’re visiting in July and August, try to arrive early morning or early evening to avoid the large groups of day-trippers. The most moving time to visit is during the annual D-Day Festival, which commemorates the anniversary of the Allied Landings with a program of memorials, parades, and beachside picnics.

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The D-Day Landings

Omaha Beach was the location of one of the most significant battles World War II. On June 6, 1944, American troops were given the task of securing Omaha Beach as part of a strategy to land Allied troops along five points on the coast of Normandy—an operation code-named D-Day. Due to unforeseen tidal forces and stronger than expected German defenses, the American soldiers suffered massive losses—2,400 casualties in a day of bloody fighting. However, the landing was eventually successful with 34,000 troops securing the area for the Allies, and thus beginning the end of the war.

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