From Le Havre - WWII - American Landing Beaches Discovery Private Tour

From Le Havre - WWII - American Landing Beaches Discovery Private Tour

Uncover the legendary battles, historic secrets, and stories of exceptional courage, as you explore the notorious D-Day landing sites. Walk in the footsteps of allied soldiers, visit original German bunkers, and travel back in time at the Sainte-Mère-Église Museum. Stand on the same cliffs taken by American troops during WW2, and learn how and why Utah Beach became one of the most important locations in the history of Europe. Gaze down from the Pointe-Du-Hoc memorial more than 100m above sea level, and visit the final resting places of soldiers who lost their lives fighting for freedom.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Le Havre, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, Normandy

Your guide and chauffeur will pick you up from your hotel or cruise ship in Le Havre. As you explore the Normandy countryside and enjoy the comfort of your vehicle you will learn about the region's unique heritage, cuisine, traditions and slowly enter the world of D-Day.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Utah Beach, 50480 Sainte-Marie-du-Mont France

Our First discovery will take us back in time to one of WW2's most important D-Day sites: Utah Beach. As you explore the sandy shores, you will learn how German and American soldiers came face to face and see the battle scars that still pepper the landscape. After a guided tour of the area, you will visit the excellent Utah Beach Landing Museum, constructed around the remains of a German bunker. Here you will discover original warcraft, the Water Buffalo and Duck amphibious vehicles, and one of the last remaining B-26 bombers.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sainte Mere Eglise, Rua General Koenig, Sainte-Mere-Eglise France

Next we will head to the commune of Sainte-Mère-Église, where hundreds of allied troupes lost their lives on D-Day. Hear the incredible accounts, as told by the people who witnessed the battle and ensuing fire, and discover the extraordinary story of John Steele. Experience the D-Day atmosphere first hand at the Airborne Museum Discovery, as you explore interactive exhibits and items.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pointe du Hoc, 14450 Cricqueville-en-Bessin France

After Sainte-Mère-Église, we will visit the extraordinary Pointe-Du-Hoc, a monument which juts some 100m high over the ocean. Walk in the footsteps of the American soldiers who risked their lives to scale the 100-foot cliffs to seize German artillery pieces.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Omaha Beach, Avenue de la Liberation, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer France

Our fourth discovery will take us to the most famous D-Day site in history: Omaha Beach. Here, we will be transported back in time, as we explore the cragged cliffs and shores where thousands fought. The Omaha Beach D-Day Museum, built on the spot where the landings took place, will take you through the night's events step by step, revealing the courage and hidden stories behind WW2's most infamous battle.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cimetiere Americain de Colleville-sur-Mer, 14710 Colleville-sur-Mer France

We will finish the tour with a visit to the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, the resting place of thousands of soldiers who were lost in the D-Day battle. Your guide will lead you through the cemetery, revealing some of the stories behind the names. Here you will be given some free time to pay your respects and reflect on your journey into one of the legendary days in history.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Le Havre, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, Normandy

At the end of the tour, your chauffeur will drive you back to your hotel or cruise in Le Havre as you relax from an eventful day and take in this historical experience.

Duration: 2 hours



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Infant seats available"
"Near public transportation"
"Stroller accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"We will provide all equipment required (Face Masks & a Bottle of Hand Sanitizer) for your experience not to be affected by the current measures in place. It is our duty to care for all our clients booking our experience and to ensure your health remains excellent."



Duration: 8 Hours 30 Minutes
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up and drop off all travelers from their hotel or cruise ship in Le Havre and Rouen

Airports

  • Beauvais-Tille Airport, Paris France
  • Octeville Airport, Le Havre France


Ports

  • Le Havre Port de plaisance Bassin Vauban, Bassin Vauban, 76600 Le Havre, France
  • Rouen Front de Seine, 41 Quai du Havre, 76000 Rouen, France



Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included

  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private chauffeur from Le Havre
  • Private local expert guide from Le Havre
  • Skip-the-Line Airborne Museum Entrance Ticket
  • A selection of beverages in the vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Utah Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Sainte Mere Eglise
  • Entry/Admission - Cimetiere Americain de Colleville-sur-Mer

Not Included

  • Lunch in Sainte-Mère-Église

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