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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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What You Can Expect

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 November 2015

Very well organized and informative trip. Thank you!

Nanette B
United States of America

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

our Normandy battlefields tour was excellent . Our guide picked us up at our hotel and we drove to the beaches. He was very knowledgeable. We visited Utah Beach, Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery. It was a very worthwhile tour and Francois made it more enjoyable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

I can't say enough about this tour! The small group experience is invaluable with this kinda of an emotional day. My group and tour guide made for an extraordinary and memorable experience that every American should experience! Just do it! And be sure to stay in Bayeux the night before as bus/train schedules can be iffy and unreliable....If I'd known this I could've avoided a 100 cab ride from Caen.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Antoin was a great guide. I feel the giuide was very very good.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great tour. Adrian was the best guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Probably the best tour of our trip. Adrian was a great and informative guide. The sites were amazing, and the information provided beforehand of where to meet made the experience even better.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Our guide arrived prepared and on time for the best tour we have ever had. He had a wealth of information and answered any question the group had. FANTASTIC!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This guide was fantastic.We had a great day, it should have been two days.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The American sites, plus the German Cemetery gave you pretty much what you needed. The Airborne museum was great and just enough time. No more than six of us was just perfect. Good value for the money since you would have to rent a car to do what we did plus entrance fees. Our guide was a passionate French young lady who's family lived through it all. She knew her stuff. I'd highly recommend the company.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great tour. Friendly and knowledgeable guide. On time and on point. Great value.

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