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Look for the Traces of WW2 at the Artifical Harbour of Arromanches

Join me for a virtual walk alongside the beach to look at the remarkable remains of the 1944 harbour and head into this small town up to the medieval church. On this Online Experience, I will take you back to WW2.

From Normandy
Online Experience
1 Hour
France
Upto 10 people
English
Highlights
  • Real-time experience streamed live from alongside the beach of Arromanches
  • Uncover a major part of Normandy's history and see the remains of the artificial harbour
  • Admire the old houses and villas of what has now become Normandy's seaside resort
Description

On June 6th, 1944, just before dawn, Arromanches' civilians saw the Allied armada's first shellfires light up the sky. This quiet little town was about to make the history of becoming the busiest harbour in the world. Situated between Omaha beach and Gold beach, the Allied Forces decided to make Arromanches one of their two artificial harbours. 

Join me for a virtual walk alongside the beach to look at the remarkable remains of the 1944 harbour and head into this small town up to the medieval church. In this Online Experience, I will take you back in history to WW2 and help you find traces of the Allied Forces' artificial harbour and grasp the ingenuity required to achieve this architectural feat. 

After ambling along the beach, we will head inside the small town to find out how the Allied Forces caught the Germans completely off-guard on the D-Day. Also, find out what life used to be like for the locals during WW2.

About this experience
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • Please sign in to the Zoom app five minutes prior to the beginning of the experience
  • This tour involves travelling to various places, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions (only for outdoor tours)
  • You can book this tour either for 75 EUR for a Group of 3 Screens OR as a private session for 150 EUR for up to 10 screens joining this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Anne Gosselin

I was born and raised in Normandy, near Sainte-Mère-Eglise. Both my grandparents and parents lived through the landing and the liberation of their village. On D-Day, my father's family heard the British troops landing on Sword Beach, and 3 days later, my mother's family was liberated by the American soldiers arriving from Omaha. After travelling and living in several countries, I returned to my homeland to become a professional guide with a passion for sharing the amazing and sometimes deadly history of Normandy.

From USD 92 / Group
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.