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  • Location:Bayeux, France
  • Duration:9 hours (approx.)

Normandy Battlefields Tour - American Sites

Visit the American D-Day sites where the greatest amphibious landing in history took place during World War II, on this 9-hour Normandy Battlefields Tour from Bayeux. See famous sites with a guide including Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, the German and American cemeteries, the Airborne Museum of Sainte-Mère-Eglise and much more. Your minivan holds a maximum of eight passengers, and a small-group tour is the perfect way to get to out-of-the-way places in one day.


  • 9-hour Normandy Battlefields Tour - American Sites
  • Visit Utah Beach and Omaha Beach, where the U.S. forces fought during World War II
  • Explore the American Cemetery and Interpretive Center
  • Maximum of eight passengers ensures personalized attention from your professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Small-group Normandy Battlefields Tour from Bayeux by minivan

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Normandy Battlefields Tour - American Sites

Normandy Battlefields Tour - American Sites

Begin your tour with a visit to the Sainte-Mère Church and Airborne Museum, the site of a massive airborne operation involving 15,000 U.S. paratroopers during World War II. Hear from your knowledgeable guide how the brave soldiers descended from the skies on the night before D-Day and learn the incredible story of Private John Steele, one of the paratroopers.

Continue onward to Utah Beach, where soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division leapt from their landing crafts and headed inland under the orders of General Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. The first day of battle saw relatively few casualties, but the same cannot be said for those that followed.

Visit the German Cemetery, the largest in Normandy dedicated to German casualties of war and the place where over 21,000 fallen soldiers are laid to rest. Spend time at Pointe du Hoc, one of the very largest German coastal batteries. The guns located here rained shells down on Allied soldiers across Omaha and Utah beaches, and the job of silencing them fell to a certain Lt. Col. Rudder and the U.S. Rangers of the 2nd Battalion.

Spend time on Omaha Beach, widely considered the most famous of the D-Day landing beaches. Gain an insight into the challenge faced by the Allied forces landing here under heavy German fire, and take time to consider their extraordinary courage.

The last stop on your tour is the American Cemetery and Visitor Center, the final resting place of 9,387 U.S. soldiers. The cemetery overlooks Omaha Beach and honors soldiers of all ranks in equal measure. Spend time walking among the marked graves and consider this fitting tribute to those who never made it home after World War II.

After nine hours discovering the Normandy battlefields, travel back to Bayeaux where your tour will come to an end.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Filled with many facts you would have never known had you done the tour on your own. The only problem we had was the our tour guide had such a thick french accent and so spoke so fast that most of us missed half of what she was saying. She was a very nice person though.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Franzois was very informative and friendly. He is very passionate about this area, which shows throughout the tour and also makes it so interesting.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

A wonderful day with an excellent, very well knowlegable guide who kept us entertained all day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Sunny is an exceptional tour guide. She is very knowledgable and had a great sense of humor.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent tour guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Mag is the best! The full day tour was even more than we hoped for. Her knowledge and personal family history gave us so much insight. She was able to bring different insight through her compassion for what the Germans also dealt with. The visit to the German cemetery was a great addition to what we expected. The small group made it easy to be able for everyone to have some personal attention. Absolutely recommend it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Our guide was so brilliant that both the war buffs in our group and their partners ! found this tour absolutely brilliant and fascinating!!
Again like our other tours we booked through Viator, this one was well organised and the guides had a passion for the history they were sharing with us.
Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent tour and Excellent English speaking guide from Cherbourg who could tell us family stories of D Day. Quite impressive all around.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Our family of 5 3 children 21,19,16 thoroughly enjoyed the tour and highly recommend the all day tour. We were worried that it would be too long. There wasn't enough time! We were picked up at our hotel in Bayeux and the tour began as we drove to the German cemetery and then on to St Mere Eglise. the beaches Utah, Omaha, Pont du hoc and ending with the American cemetary and incredible museum! Save time for the museum!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Kate was very informative, friendly, and accommodating! Great tour guide!!

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