Normandy, Omaha: D-Day - From Airborne to Infantry

8 hr

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

Fascinating look at one of the most spectacular sites in Normandy and scene of incomprehensible bravery and determination by the U.S. Rangers. Emphasis will be given to understanding what went wrong and what ultimately went right for Rudder's Rangers at Pointe du Hoc and Charlie Sector of Omaha Beach.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Omaha Beach, Avenue de...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Fascinating look at one of the most spectacular sites in Normandy and scene of incomprehensible bravery and determination by the U.S. Rangers. Emphasis will be given to understanding what went wrong and what ultimately went right for Rudder's Rangers at Pointe du Hoc and Charlie Sector of Omaha Beach.

Duration: 2 hours

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

Bloody Omaha Beach will be explored in considerable detail and at various stopping points in order to understand why the initial losses were so severe and how individual grit and determination, good fortune, the turning tide, the Navy and other serendipitous events combined to carry the day.

Duration: 2 hours

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

Arrival will be timed to enable us to view the emotional movie in the Visitors' Centre, The Close of Day Flag Ceremony including Taps, The Cemetery itself, and the scene of Captain Joe Dawson's heroism at the top of the bluffs overlooking the beach.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: La Fiere Bridge and Iron Mike Monument, 13 Moulin a la Fiere, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise France

A truly moving visit to the scene of what has been described by the US Army's Chief Historian, S.L.A. Marshall as "probably the bloodiest small unit struggle in the experience of American Arms." The details and significance of the Battle at Cauquigny and La Fiere will be explained. One of the leaders here said there's "No Better Place to Die." Like those of Henry V's Band of Brothers who perished at Agincourt, every man who died at La Fiere died not simply as a hero, but with glory.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Church of Angoville-Au-Plain, Angoville-Au-Plain, Carentan-les-Marais France

Scene of incredible bravery and spirit of brotherhood manifested by two 101st Airborne medics, Ken Moore and Robert Wright. a truly stirring visit.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Major Richard Winters Memorial, Highway D913 Near Sainte-Marie-Du-Mont, 50480 Sainte-Marie-du-Mont France

Powerful Leadership Monument and statue dedicated to a great leader, a great hero.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

First town in Normandy liberated by American Airborne soldiers. Visit includes several points of interest around the market square, where paratroopers were misdropped during the very early hours of D-Day, also the church and City Hall.

Duration: 45 minutes

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Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Pointe du Hoc
  • Entry/Admission - Cimetiere Americain de Colleville-sur-Mer
  • Lunch - Superb packed lunch including regional and homemade products.
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Major Richard Winters Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Omaha Beach
  • Entry/Admission - La Fiere Bridge and Iron Mike Monument
  • Entry/Admission - Church of Angoville-Au-Plain
Departure Point
Gare de Bayeux, Place de la Gare, 14400 Bayeux, France

Traveler pickup is offered
We are flexible and can arrange pick-up in accordance with guests' requirements within Normandy.

9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.