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Get an up-close look at the site of America’s D-Day invasion with a visit to the Normandy battlefield beaches from Bayeux. On this 9-hour small-group tour, you’ll stroll Utah and Omaha beaches, explore famous wartime sites like Pointe du Hoc and Sainte-Mère Church, and learn the turbulent history of this key WWII location. Throughout the tour, enjoy free time to take souvenir photos, pay respects and ask questions of your expert guide.


  • 9-hour guided tour the American battle sites in Normandy from Bayeux
  • Visit Pointe du Hoc, a critical German outpost that was attacked by US forces
  • Step upon Utah Beach and Omaha Beach and learn about the battles that ensued there
  • Pay tribute to fallen soldiers at the Normandy American Cemetery and Interpretive Center
  • Roundtrip hotel transport by minivan included
  • Small-group format ensures personalized experience

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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

Scott A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Very well done!

David H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

We had an excellent day long tour of Normandy with our very knowledgeable guide Amelie. The tour was well organized and we never felt rushed as we explored the various places we stopped on the tour. Amelie's knowledge of history is astounding. By far one of the highlights of our France vacation!!

Michael L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Very good tour. The guide was very informative and gave us time to explore on our own. Thank you!

Kathleen W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Jean-Francoise was a great tour guide! He was highly knowledgeable and full of interesting historical stories. The small group atmosphere was nice and I got to know the fellow Americans on the tour in our minivan that day. I'd recommend this trip to anyone wanting to see Omaha and Utah beaches and learn more about their history.

John K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Sunny was a terrific guide! Passionate and well informed on the subject. She was very personable and animated with her delivery! It was very educational.

Janet L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Our tour guide, Sunny, was fantastic. She made the tour a lot of fun, and we saw so much without ever feeling rushed. The tour ended with the American cemetery and at the end of the day - taps and the lowering of the American flag. Truly moving.

Mark S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

A very comprehensive tour. Our guide was very knowledgable and gave us personal insights which are not seen in mainstreem media. A lot of quiet reflective time at the museums and memorials to take in the enormity of the events and sacrifices that gave us the freedoms we enjoy today. Highly recommend


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Our guide had encyclopedic knowledge of D-day and was very engaging. Omaha beach and the American Cemetery were especially memorable. This was on my bucket list of things to do and was the best tour I have ever experienced.

Charlotte M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Sunny was an awesome tour guide. She gave us information about the liberation of France during D-day and she also gave us a French perspective of the liberation. Her grandparents lived through the occupation and liberation. Sunny grew up in Normandy. I was so fortunate to have Sunny as our tour guide. I also forgot one of the souvenirs that I had purchased in Sunny's tour van. She came back to return the souvenir to me at the train station.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Matt, our guide picked us up with four other people. We visited two cemeteries (American and German), Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, and drive through one lane roads to see where airfields had been placed and how the remnants are being used. Seeing these out of the way places enhanced our understanding.

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