This is an amazing trip. If you want to get to Normandy - D-Day beaches, then this is a good trip and a great value. The bus leaves Paris early in the morning and returns in the evening. The museum provided a beautiful hot lunch, with everything you would want and need, and wine too! And the museum was a great introduction to what we would see during the day. We visited about 3 beaches and were able to go out and walk around and see monuments. The tour guide provided narrative throughout the trip. We also stopped at the cemetery. I highly recommend this trip.
Comfortable bus and friendly people. Great experience on beaches and in museum. Cemetery was very moving. Learned a lot. Tour guide was very knowledgeable. Highly recommend.
Comprehensive, well planned tour of Normandy. Knowledgeable guide, although her French accent made it difficult to understand her English at times. Saw everything we hoped to see. First class bus. Long day, but worth it. Very good value.
Even though I had taken this tour two years ago on a larger bus, my son, who had not taken this tour, and I both loved this tour! The small van of 5 people and the drive/guide who was excellent, made the day's trip a fascinating success! In addition, being picked up at the hotel and having lunch, which was wonderful, at a small local farmhouse restaurant/hotel, concluded the day.
This was a FABULOUS trip! Our group was pretty small- only 26 and we were so glad we did it!
The only downside is that I wish we had more time at each location although you wouldn't be able to get to every destination.
I highly recommend it! Our guide was also SO fantastic!
Our guide, Ian, was amazing. His knowledge on WWII and all my follow up questions were second to none. Visiting Gold Beach was especially cool. I look forward to hopefully doing this trip again. Paying extra for the smaller bus was worth it...we were able to zoom in and out of Paris traffic and get back at a reasonable time.
My family really enjoyed this tour. It was nice being picked up in a van that seats 8 so that one could interact with a small group. Our tour guide, Elise, was from Normandy and was passionate about the historical significance of D-Day. We were glad to actually be able to walk on Omaha Beach and never felt rushed. Lunch at the medieval manor was excellent. Highly recommended.
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This tour was amazing. This guide was extremely good.
Our guide was delightful and the trip was great. Really enjoyed the lunch and company. Well done!
It was perfect for me since I was only in Paris for 2 days on work. Understand however that, being there only a few hours, it is a quick run through Normandy. To get a thorough appreciation of the museums and sights you should spend a whole day or two in the area. The museum stops were rushed due to the tour schedule but again, it's exactly what I needed.
Excellent tour guide and driver. Day trip out of Paris. First stop was the Caen WW II museum about 2.5 hours out of Paris. Nice museum. Amazing history in the not too distant past. First stop after the museum were Omaha Beach and Point du Hoc. Looking out the bunker and down the sheer cliff you could almost sense the soldiers coming ashore. Also had stops at Juno and Gold Beaches and the Canadian memorial at Juno. Final stop was the American Cemetery. A beautiful tribute to the men that gave their lives.
Tour was excellent. I did the 8 person tour and recommend this over the larger tour even though more expensive. The guide was highly knowledgeable. It seemed a little rushed in at the various sites in 1 day--this is probably a 2 day trip if you really want to spend some time.
Our tour was wonderful. Everything went very well, beginning with hotel pick up.
Our tour guide, Carlos, was excellent. Very knowledgeable and helpful. It could not have been easier or more pleasant.
Very interesting trip. A must for children of the generation who fought this war.
guide was very good, the lunch was excellent, the bus tour was good loved it very much
Great trip! The guide was excellent. Lunch at the museum was very good.
Great Tour. The trip from Paris was beautiful. Our guide was wonderful, and very informative. Visiting the various beaches and American cemetery was powerful. I would recommend this tour.
This is well worth the trip. Every aspect of this tour exceeded my expectations. our tour guide, Vincent, was very thorough, gave us lots of information without feeling like a lecture. There was plenty of time for everything. Our group was a total of 6 guests so it was easier and more pleasant going around. Lunch was phenomenal. Even the drive from Paris was great as it gave us time to rest.
Highly recommended. Physically standing on the locations I had only previously read about, and imagining these brave young men and what they through about was unbelievably moving.
Our guide was a lovely women who kept us engaged, and went above and beyond, considering the 14 hour duration. You can tell the points were they can just send you off on your own and she didn't, and was very accommodating with questions and explanations.
The stops did feel a bit rushed, but not much can you do about that when your traveling that distance in one day. If you can't devote a few days to the area, this is an excellent option.
Our tour guide was extremely informed and knowledgeable However for an older person it was a lot of walking.
This was a wonderful tour. Our guide, I think her name was Jollie, was amazing. Her knowledge of the war, the politics, the personalities, the battles, the challenges was extraordinary and she delivered the information in a way that really drew you in. It is difficult to do Normandy justice in a single day and we often wished we had more time but all the places we stopped were fascinating and 14 hours was already a long day. Kudos to our driver, Nicholas this wasnt an easy route and he did a great job. We would definitely recommend this tour!
Long day, but worth every minute. Guide was super and the trip was wonderful.
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