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10 Hours Shore Excursion tour itinerary for Caen & Normandy Coast (Battlefield): Get Up Close And Personal With The Allied Victory

Caen, Normandy Coast (Battlefield)

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Get up close and personal with the Allied victory

Coming ashore on Omaha

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Join a full day tour of Omaha and Utah, understanding the Allied victory closely. Savour the era of war as the tour includes Point du Hoc, Utah and the various battlefields and sites around St Mere Eglise and the American sector of the D-Day landings. 

DAY 01

Program Itinerary

  • Explore the coastline around Omaha beach.

  • Cover the entire beach length from both the American and German perspectives.

  • Explore the terrain behind the beach.

  • Visit Point du Hoc and the nearby battery only discovered in 2006 yet key to the entire area!! 

  • Visit two Military Cemeteries including the American Cemetery.

  • Visit Utah beach (4th Infantry Division)

  • Visit Brecourt Manor site of Dick Winter and Band of Brothers action

  • Visit St Mere Eglise  (American Paratroopers) 


  • 400 EUR Per Group
  • Off road transport for groups of under 4 people. Larger groups will not be able to visit all the sites normally visited.

  • Omaha beach (29th Infantry Division and 1st Infantry Division).

  • Covers the entire beach length from both the American and German perspectives.

  • Explore the terrain behind the beach.

  • Visit Point du Hoc and the nearby battery only discovered in 2006 yet key to the entire area!! 

  • Visit two Military Cemeteries including the American Cemetery.

  • Visit Utah beach (4th Infantry Division)

  • Visit Brecourt Manor site of Dick Winter and Band of Brothers action

  • Visit St Mere Eglise  (American Paratroopers from 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions)

  • Admission fees for Museums. The cost of entry to two museums around EU6 each per museum.

  • Donations.. some private locations rely on these rather than formal entry fees.

  • Extra day covering the British and Canadian sector ... the American sector is only half the D Day beaches and there is a full day to see the other sector with sites and items not found in the American sector.

Bring layered clothing .. outer layer waterproof with stout shoes to cater for the varied weather of Normandy that can change very rapidly.


Guided by Adrian you get a ...

  • Professional soldier with 16 years military service

  • Trained teacher

  • Guide living in the area with local stories

  • Guide aware of the latest twists in history as archives are opened up ...  with surprising results debunking accepted "Steven Ambrose" facts!

Caen, Normandy Coast (Battlefield)

Battlefield
Battlefield Tour
History
History Tour
Shore
Shore Excursion Tour
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