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Normandy Beaches Half-Day Trip from Bayeux

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Bayeux, France
Normandy Beaches Half-Day Trip from Bayeux
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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Enhance your experience of Normandy and its intriguing historical heritage on a half-day tour of Pointe du Hoc and Omaha Beach from Bayeux. Delve into the turbulent past of the region with a knowledgeable guide and visit renowned D-Day battlefield sites situated on Normandy’s picturesque coastline. Pay tribute to fallen soldiers at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial and browse the exhibitions in the informative visitor center.
  • Afternoon tour to Normandy’s battlefield beaches from Bayeux
  • Hear about the events of World War II and the D-Day landings from your guide
  • Walk the lunar landscape of Pointe du Hoc
  • Visit Omaha Beach, the bloodiest of Normandy’s WWII beaches
  • See the graves of thousands of US soldiers at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
  • Personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour
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Driver/guide
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only) from Bayeux
Gratuities
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Bayeux train station and city center

Departure Time

1:00 PM
Depart from Bayeux in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and travel along the picturesque Norman coast to Pointe du Hoc, a German battery devastated by US soldiers on D-Day. Listen as your guide offers fascinating narration of the bloody battles that occurred here, and then capture photographs of fortification remnants blown to pieces by destructive bombs. 

Return to the vehicle for the short drive to Omaha Beach and delve into the dramatic procession of D-Day events that unfolded on this beach. Stop at two points at either end of the sandy stretch to appreciate the scale of the expanse and then head to Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial to pay tribute to fallen American soldiers. Feel emotionally stirred as you stroll around Europe’s largest American cemetery and then venture to the Normandy American Cemetery Visitor Center to enrich your knowledge of the region’s history. 

Browse exhibits that speak eloquently of the events that took place on Omaha Beach; listen to personal stories, narrative texts and interactive displays and appreciate the insightful nature of the museum. 

Return to your vehicle after the explorative tour and then relax during the journey back to Bayeux.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Omaha Beach
Stand where the american forces landed on d-day.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Pointe du Hoc
Discover the gun battery taken by the american rangers.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Cimetiere Americain de Colleville-sur-Mer
Pay your respect to the american who fell during the battle of normandy.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please note that the tour departs from Bayeux - Normandy. There is no hotel pickup from Paris.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • NST provides you with masks as well as hydroalcoholic gel. Our vehicles are disinfected after each use and the distance is respected.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Normandy Sightseeing Tour

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

  • 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.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Normandy Beaches Half-Day Trip from Bayeux?
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This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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  • "Also no toilets at the station, but one available with coins across from the station." See review

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Half day D Day Beach Tour
Oliver
, Jul 2021
We enjoyed 5 interesting hours with Matthieu. As we were the only guests we were able to adjust tour to our interest. Matthieu is very knowledgeable and funny and we enjoyed the afternoon. Highly recommended!!
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More than I expected
charles_w
, Jul 2021
Adrien Marvyle, our guide, was not only informed, he seemed eager to share his extensive knowledge of both the D-day landings and the events leading up to them. I highly recommend this tour.
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star-5
Outstanding Normandy Beaches Tour
akprue
, Jul 2021
Great tour!! Covered major areas with very knowledgable guide who made the tour immersive and shared the personnel costs of the D-Day. Pick-up and drop-off for tour was a breeze. Well organized and responsive company.
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Great Guide
Marcelo
, Jul 2021
The company was extremely accommodating with my time restrictions and service was great. In fact, the company did a better job than Viator to provide a good service. Be aware of last minute reservations with Viator. They do not guarantee your trip. Antoine, the guide was knowledgeable, pleasant, professional and enthusiastic. The service provider was great.
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Wonderful time!
Jeff_D
, Jul 2021
The tour guide, Jonathan was excellent. Highly knowledgeable. The sites were beautiful and moving. Omaha beach and the cemetery.
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Excellent Experience
Valerie_L
, Jul 2021
Roman was an amazing tour guide. He truly brought the battle sights to life through story and pictures. His personal stories and perspectives on the war made it all the more real and fascinating. I would highly recommend the tour.
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The cemetery
Richard_H
, Aug 2020
Adrien was super! COVID restrictions regarding mask wearing made it a little hard to understand/hear the narrative from the backseat of the van. We shared the tour with native French speakers as well so the switching back and forth between English and French was confusing at times. Overall outstanding day and very educational tour! Loved the detour to Port-en-Bessie....very picturesque fishing village!!
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amazing
Agnew_D
, Aug 2020
Great friendly guide, lots of great commentary and historical facts, very informative and overall great experience
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Great Tour
andrew_m
, Jul 2020
Celine was an excellent guide. Very knowledgeable and perfect English. We finished the main tour Sites with time to spare, so she kindly drove us past and additional WW2 historical location en route back to Bayeux.
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1/2 day Normany/Bayeux WW2
Melodee
, Mar 2020
Only had a short time in Bayeau, day trip from Paris. Perfect 1/2 day with a quick overview. Tour guide was fantastic!
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