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Private Day Tour including Normandy Landing Beaches & Battlefields from Caen

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Caen, France
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Overview

Explore some of the most famous battlefields of World War II during this private Normandy tour from Caen. Visit the D-Day beaches, where Allied soldiers invaded northern France on June 6, 1944. See the landing beaches and battlefields of Normandy, pay homage to the fallen at national cemeteries and visit area museums. Your expert guide can personalize this private tour to suit your interests.
  • Private tour from Caen to WWII sites in Normandy
  • Personalize this tour to visit the D-Day sites that interest you!
  • Visit battlefields and landing beaches, including Utah Beach, Omaha Beach and Sword Beach
  • Spend time reflecting at the American, Canadian and Commonwealth cemeteries
  • Spend time reflecting at the American, Canadian and Commonwealth cemeteries
  • Private tour ensures a more personalized experience
  • Wonderful tour for history buffs!
This private Normandy tour from Caen allows you to choose what World War II sites you visit and how long you spend at each one. There are many D-Day sites to visit, and your expert guide offers unique insights into each one, no matter what sites you choose.

The beaches of Normandy – now known as the D-Day beaches – were invaded by more than 16,000 Allied troops on the nights of June 5 and 6, 1944. Soon, the beaches along the coast of Normandy saw heavy fighting between Allied forces and the Germans. These brutal battles helped lead to the eventual end of the war.

During this private Normandy tour, choose from a number of potential sites to create your own itinerary.

See the most famous landing beaches, such as Omaha Beach – which saw some of the deadliest fighting – or Utah Beach, the first the Allies secured. Pay your respects at the American Cemetery near Omaha Beach, where more than 9,300 soldiers are buried, or the Airborne Museum of Saint-Mere-Eglise.

See Sword Beach, where British and Free French soldiers made their advances, moving from there to capture Pegasus Bridge. Pay your respects at the Commonwealth Military Cemeteries, tour the Merville Battery Museum, or visit the Hillman Bunker Complex near the town of Colleville-Montgomery.

Head for Juno Beach, where the Canadian forces invaded, to see the Juno Beach Center and the Canadian Cemetery near Reviers and Veny-sur-Mer. Visit Ardenne Abbey, a 12th-century abbey where 11 Canadian prisoners of war were executed.

The itinerary is yours to sculpt, with each option offering wonderful opportunities to put history in context and honor those who fought and died on these beaches in Normandy.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Omaha Beach
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Cimetiere Americain de Colleville-sur-Mer
Admission Ticket Free
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Sword Beach
Admission Ticket Free
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Juno Beach Centre
Admission Ticket Free
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Bayeux War Cemetery
Admission Ticket Free
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Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Admission Ticket Free
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Normandy Sightseeing Tours
Admission Ticket Free
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Airborne Museum
Admission Ticket Free
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Musee de la Batterie de Merville
Admission Ticket Free
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Ouistreham Beach
Admission Ticket Free
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Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery
Admission Ticket Free
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Hillman Site
Admission Ticket Free
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What is the maximum group size during Private Day Tour including Normandy Landing Beaches & Battlefields from Caen?
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This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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Trek34573321280
, Jul 2019
Our tour guide was Caroline. She was fantastic! We learned so much throughout the day that we hadn't known prior to the tour. I would definitely recommend this tour. It was well worth the money and time we spent.
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Great family experience
WTLand
, Jul 2019
The tour was very nice. Saw Utah and Omaha beaches and both the German and American Cemeteries. Our guide, Antoine was superb. Not only told the stories well, but with enthusiasm that brought the history to life. Nice day for the entire family
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THE BEST
Desiree T
, Jun 2019
We had a private tour and it was the best way to spend our day. Our guide was very knowledgeable of everything and definitely made sure we were getting to see everything we wanted. It was a once in a lifetime experience
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Outstanding guide!
Joan W
, Mar 2019
We would follow Adrien and his illuminating stories anywhere as he made each place come alive. First class!
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Visit to Normandy
napzs
, Aug 2018
Oliver was wonderful. He has a wealth of knowledge and shared this with our family. He was very polite and enthusiastic. Our family appreciate his guidance.
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Mr Lemele was super!
dendeb146
, Jul 2018
Very good tour, Mr Lemele our guide was a great guy, extremely knowledgeable, gracious and accomodating. Tour was extremely interesting and sobering.
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I was disappointed with our guide...
lajhokie
, Aug 2017
I was disappointed with our guide. It was expensive since we had a private tour . I asked our guide about seeing the city where the paratroopers first landed , he said we couldn't do that right from the start. Then when I asked him about seeing some museums, again he said that would be a waste of our time. I know we couldn't do everything in a day , but he was average at best. To the point that i will not recommend Viator to others if this is the type of guides you have. He was interested in scheduling lunch. He was checking his phone throughout the day,which i feel was all personal business. I would recommend that he study up more on his subject before leading people especially for the high fee. As a final note he handed me his review and asked me to fill it out right in front of him. I rated him high marks since he was looking at me while I did it, I was at his mercy to get us back to our train station so I gave him a good review. Please disregard that review.
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Everything that Romain, our tour guide...
Ashley L
, Apr 2016
Everything that Romain, our tour guide offered was absolutely professional and top-drawer!
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Gwen was a wonderful tour guide! His...
Duane T
, Sep 2015
Gwen was a wonderful tour guide! His english was excellent and he explained, in detail, the many events leading up to as well as the D-Day invasion. My wife and I had a D-Day tour of Normandy in 2011 that we thought was excellent- but Gwen's tour was by far and away the best! He took us to a lovely hotel near Omaha beach for lunch and the food was exceptional! I would recommend Gwen and the Viator Normandy D-Day tour to all. Duane
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Excellent tour. Tour guide was...
Richard P
, Sep 2015
Excellent tour. Tour guide was efficient, courteous, knowledgeable.

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