Visit the D-Day Landing Beaches with a 12-hour Normandy D-Day Tour from Paris. The tour makes stops at Pointe du Hoc, the American Cemetery located above Omaha Beach, the village of Arromanches, the German artillery battery at Longue-sur-Mer and the Caen Memorial Museum. This tour will leave you with lasting impressions of the Invasion of Normandy that took place on June 6, 1944.
Normandy D-Day Tour Highlights
- Tour Stops: Pointe du Hoc, the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, the village of Arromanches, the German artillery battery at Longue-sur-Mer, and the Caen Memorial Museum.
- Pickup Location: Pickup and return to your central Paris hotel or apartment
- Tour Dates: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays year round.
- Vehicle: Deluxe air-conditioned minibus that seats 8 passengers
- Tour Duration: Tour lasts approximately 12-hours with pickups beginning at 6:10 AM
- Meals: Meals are not included are not included in the tour price, but you will stop in a town where there are restaurants to have lunch on your own.
Normandy D-Day Tour Details
You will depart Paris with your driver/guide and make the following stops:
- Pointe du Hoc, where Colonel James Earl Rudder led an assault by elements of the American Second Ranger Battalion on a German gun battery on the morning of D-Day.
- The American Cemetery at Coleville-sur-Mer – the cemetery is located directly above Omaha Beach.
- Village of Arromanches – the village is situated at the location of Gold Beach, one of the beaches where British troops landed on D-Day.
- German artillery battery at Longue-sur-Mer – this is the only German coastal battery from D-Day that still has some of its guns in place.
- Caen Memorial Museum – built on the site of an old bunker, the Caen Memorial provides a thought-provoking meditation on the evils of war, the importance of learning from past failures and successes, and the difficulty but necessity of finding lasting peace.
The driver guide will return you to your Paris hotel or apartment after the tour.