Private guided American D-Day Tour from Cherbourg Cruise Port

Private guided American D-Day Tour from Cherbourg Cruise Port

On this full day tour of the American sector on D-Day, we will visit Sainte Mere Eglise, Utah Beach, the cliffs and German fortifications at La Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach and we will finally pay our respects at the Normandy American Cemetery. At most sites there will be some free time for you to take photos, use restrooms and/or grab a coffee.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

The first town in France to be liberated by American troops in WW2. This strategic crossroads town was captured by the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the “All American” 82nd Airborne Division. Taken early in the morning of 6th June and also depicted in the film The Longest Day. Hear the stories of the men involved, including John Steele who got caught on the town steeple.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Plage de la Madeleine Utah Beach, 50480 Sainte-Marie-du-Mont France

Of the two American sectors on D-Day, the landings at Utah Beach were the most successful. Here you will hear about the various factors that contributed to the American success, and you will have the opportunity to see monuments dedicated to the units involved in the landings on 6 June, as well as German bunkers.

Duration: 45 minutes

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

On top of 100ft high cliffs, the Germans had established a long-range gun battery. It was the task of US Army Rangers to assault this position, scale the cliffs and destroy the German guns. This site has been preserved as a battlefield and you will be able to go into the many German bunkers, see the hundreds of bomb craters, and of course the cliffs the Rangers scaled.

Duration: 1 hour

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

At the second American sector, Omaha beach, we will visit the part of the beach that was depicted in opening scenes of the film Saving Private Ryan: here is where the heaviest casualties on D-Day were suffered. You will hear about the units involved, learn about how many things can and did go wrong here, but also how initiative, determination and leadership resulted in success.

Duration: 45 minutes

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

The final resting place of 9380 American servicemen and women from the Normandy campaign, located on high ground overlooking the eastern side of Omaha Beach. It covers more than 170 acres and is maintained by the American Battle Monuments Commission. Here you will have the opportunity to pay your respects and witness the lowering of the flags.

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"This tour is not suitable for children under the age of 8."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Start Time: 8:30 AM
Duration: 8 To 9 Hours
Start location: Cherbourg Cruise Club, Terminal croisière, 50100 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France

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

Included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation

Not Included

  • Optional museum entry ticket
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

Facilities


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