This private guided tour will illustrate important aspects of World War II in Normandy and mainly the D-Day, 6th June 1944, while bringing you to amazing beaches of Normandy.
Your day trip will start with Caen where you can visit the Caen War Memorial and immerse in the heart of the history from 1918 until today. After visiting Courseulles sur Mer where the Canadian soldiers stormed its beach and where you will get to know more about Général De Gaulle’s history, you will be driven to Arromanches, an ancient Allies base with a stunning view over the sea, and join Omaha beach and Pointe du Hoc to visit both the American and German soldiers cemetaries.
Included : Knowledgeable english speaking driver and private car service, transport expenses
Not included : Any entrance to museums or other activities when touring, driver’s meal, food and beverages.
Caen was hardly bombed during World War II. The main interesting site to be visited is the Caen War Memorial. This museum will immerse you in the heart of the 20th century history and its darkest times. It’s the perfect visit to start this private tour Normandy.The Caen War Memorial is a museum dedicated to peace. It is the only museum in the world to give an overall view of history from 1918 to present day. It’s a must to be discovered during this private tour normandy World War II
More than 14 000 soldiers stormed its 8 kilometers of beah on June 1944. In croix sur Lorraine your English speaking driver will show you the Charles de Gaule’s memorial in a beautiful park by the sea.
Arromanches is renowned for its artificial “Mulberry” harbour, known as “Port Winston”, which remains, both impressive and moving, continue to remind visitors of the remarkable technical feat of taking 600,000 tonnes of concrete and equipment across the Channel in wartime to serve as a base for Allied troops.
One of the most important site in the History of our modern World is defintely Omaha beach. Located on a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach and the English Channel the American cemetery covers 172 acres (70 ha), and contains the remains of 9,387 American military men, most of whom were killed in Normandy.