Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Normandy D-Day Battlefields and Beaches Day Trip. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
This trip is a must for history buffs! There is a lot of walking on uneven ground once you arrive to the coast, so wear comfortable shoes. The included lunch was excellent, our guide was imformative and ensured we had ample time to pay our respects. This trip is well worth your time!!
Thank you and your folks at Viator for a truely amazing, informative, exciting, and joyous tour of the Normandy beaches. There is no waY TO IMPROVE THIS experience within the time that we had for it. First class- all the way. My granddaughter and I are indebted to you folks for turning an already great tour of Paris into a memorable adventure in France.
Museum and cemetry were great! Having a simple map would make the trip better. Meal at museum was very good. Tour guide was very good.
Eliza was an excellent historian, great pesonality, professional and prompt. We only had 1 day to possibly see Normandy-- a must for all Americans. She made sure that we got the maximum experience from the day. There were only 6 of us in the van. I would not recommend that visitors take a large bus with 50+ people because they will lose so much of the opportunity to ask questions and discuss. Eliza was an amazing guide. Thank you for a memorable and excellent day.
Kathleen and Mike Mitchell
This tour is a must do....especially if you have limited time in Paris. We booked the small group. There were 7 total plus our guild. Our guild was friendly, informative and available to assist us and answer all of our questions. The lunch was at a lovely inn/restaurant and it was a first class experience. Would definitely recommend this small group tour.
Only problem with this tour is you can't control the weather. Rain was heavy in the morning but our wonderful tour guide Magnus still made history come alive. Day cleared up by Juno Beach and was bright and sunny for lunch in a historic B and B. Suggest you ask what your eating when they set it in front of you because they don't tell you. But it was fun figuring it out with our group. Long drive so be sure to enjoy the beautiful countryside.
Was an emotional trip. The bomb sites that were preserved was amazing that anyone could live through such awful terror. The German pill boxes were really death traps for the men manning them.
The memorial garden / graves was very beautiful. To see Jewish stars among the crosses was a tribute to freedom.
I would recommend this tour to anyone to see what was earned and sacrificed by these men.
This tour was a very long day but very worthwhile. We learnt a lot of history which I for one did not know before. Very varied and interesting day.
Driver was prompt in picking us up and friendly and efficient. He provided many details including an introduction to what we would be seeing upon our arrival in Normandy. He was very patient and accommodating - definitely eager to be sure that the experience was good for all of us. Lunch was delightful in the old fort. Truly a perfect experience for us and David (driver) is a gem.
This tour was excellent, the tour guide was very knowledgeable and patient with all our questions.
The day trip to Normandy was the highlight of our trip. The tour guide was extremely knowledgable and helpful. The bus was comfortable and the lunch was good. But most importantly, seeing such a historically significant area was a truly moving experience. This tour was well worth the day trip from Paris. Ron and Lynn
Absolutely the best way to see Normandy D-Day in a Day! Viator does a great job on this tour. It is a bus tour, however, the planned stops at the Museum, American Battlefields, American Cemetry and the Canadian and British Battlefields was completed without feeling rushed at all. The tour guide was a wealth of information on WW II, historical significance of these sites, and also the commentary on Normandy today and its economy and way of life was fascinating.
The lunch at the museum was outstanding- which surprised me for a bus tour, especially the wine with lunch!
This trip is a must for every American visiting Paris, take this day tour. It really brings hope what the US did to stop the evil of Hitler and the sacrifice that our men and women in World War II made.
Viator is the only way to go in Paris for sightseeing, great value and great tours!!!