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D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches Private Day Trip from Paris

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    What to Expect
    Following pickup from your accommodation in Paris, board a Mercedes Benz van for your day trip outlining the history of D-Day. 

    Begin at Pointe du Hoc, where Colonel James Earl Rudder commanded his 225 US Rangers to climb the 100-foot (30-meter) cliffs under enemy fire. Travel back in time and imagine the scenario through your licensed tour guide's engaging commentary. The men managed to destroy the 155-mm guns perched on the cliff to save the lives of thousands of men landing on Omaha Beach. Learn about the battle that took place there and how it earned its nickname, 'Bloody Omaha'. 

    Stop for lunch (own expense) at a traditional French restaurant before continuing your tour with insights into the German perspective on D-Day. Continue on for a guided tour of the American cemetery and some free time at the visitor's center at Colleville-sur-Mer. 

    If time permits, visit gun battery of Longues sur Mer and Arromanches. Canadian travelers can request to stop at Juno Beach.

    Your private 12-hour tour concludes with drop-off back at your Paris accommodation.
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    Your accommodation in Paris
    Duration
    12h
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    Your accommodation in Paris
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 7 August 2019

    This was by far one of the best things we did while in Paris. We had 7 family members together for this private tour. Our guide, Phillipe, was excellent. He shared so much knowledge of the events of D-Day--things we never had known before! We...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Michael M
    bestoffrance, Owner at Best of France Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2019

    Thank you Michael for your great review, we hope to see you again someday soon in France ! Enjoy the rest of your trip in Europe ! All my best, Philippe

    Reviewed 28 May 2019

    I can only echo the other outstanding reviews listed here. As others have said - you get what you pay for and this company is outstanding. Philippe was at our hotel front entrance exactly at 7am and made a stop along the way for us...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    bestoffrance, General Manager at Best of France Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2019

    Thank you so much Travis it was also very moving for me to show you where exactly your grandfather had landed at sector Dog White at Omaha beach on June 7th 1944 we can not thank you enough here in Europe for what the Allies...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2019 via mobile

    Recently went on a tour of the Normandy landing beaches with Christian. Christian was extremely professional and very knowledgeable on not only the history of ww2 but all the surrounding areas heading into Normandy. We got to visit the American cemetery, Omaha beach and Point...More

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    Reviewed 20 April 2019

    The Normandy tour was better than we could have imagined. Frédéric was attentive to our needs and it truly was worth every penny! Frédéric accommodated my husband mobility issues as well as answering and engaging in all of the WW2 questions and discussions. Frédéric recommendation...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Arlusete
    Reviewed 21 March 2019

    First, about the tour company. Best of France is simply fantastic. It is not cheap, but in this case, you absolutely get what you pay for. Phillipe was easy to deal with, incredibly knowledgeable and spoke perfect English. Their new Mercedes van was spotless and...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Michael G
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    Betty M
    9 October 2018|
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    Response from bestoffrance | Property representative |
    As a reminder we only offer private guided tours (no semi private/regrouped with others) as indicated in our website
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    Response from smitty237 | Reviewed this property |
    Our trip was expensive because they picked us up at 7:00 am at the hotel fir a three hour drive. Vwe then spent a full day touring. We got back to the hotel after 7:00 pm following the three hour return drive. Our guide... More
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    Response from bestoffrance | Property representative |
    The rates indicated on Viator/Tripadvisor are per person, when Tripadvisor advertises "from USD (price)" they take the rate for a group of 7, which is not the same for a group of 4 for example (did you visit our local... More
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    • Duration: 12h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Spanish
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