Tour code: 3193NSTB
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. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to only eight people.

Highlights

  • 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
  • Tour the cemetery’s visitor center to learn about the bravery, sacrifice and achievements of the Allied forces

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What You Can Expect

Normandy Beaches Half-Day Trip from Bayeux

See the remains of a German bunker complex at Pointe du Hoc

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. 

Customer Reviews

Stanley F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

It was an incredible experience.Our tour was made all the more perfect by our guide Sunni. She was extremely knowledgeable. couteous and friendly. 5 stars.

James D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Well EMILY. made our trip so worthwhile. Her energy, clarity, ability to even anticipate questions was simply wonderful and remarkable.
The pictures she shared to emphasize what it was like we're extremely helpful

Michael B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Wonderful Trip and great guide. We did the half-day tour, which is about right. Our guide was very knowledgeable. I'd highly recommend this tour to anyone who has an interest in history.

Mark O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Ronalee B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great service hotel pick up and on time with enough information and time to self explore.

Planet Clare

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

Kenneth D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Highly recommend. The owner met us and stopped and showed us the German cemetery and then dropped us off at Point de Hoc to meet our guide. She was also first rate.

ronnie h

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

good guide. English not great but she was nice little late on pick up but got it all ii

msplaine

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Guide was first rate

Mark S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent trip, terrific tour guide! Doable as a day trip from Paris if you take the train to Bayeux.

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