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Normandy Beaches Half-Day Trip from Bayeux

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  • Afternoon tour to Normandy’s battlefield beaches from Bayeux
  • Hear about the events of World War II and the D-Day landings from your guide
  • Walk the lunar landscape of Pointe du Hoc
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Normandy Beaches Half-Day Trip from Bayeux
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Normandy Beaches Half-Day Trip from Bayeux
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Overview
Enhance your experience of Normandy and its intriguing historical heritage on a half-day tour of Pointe du Hoc and Omaha Beach from Bayeux. Delve into the turbulent past of the region with a knowledgeable guide and visit renowned D-Day battlefield sites situated on Normandy’s picturesque coastline. Pay tribute to fallen soldiers at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial and browse the exhibitions in the informative visitor center. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to only eight people.
What to Expect
Depart from Bayeux in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and travel along the picturesque Norman coast to Pointe du Hoc, a German battery devastated by US soldiers on D-Day. Listen as your guide offers fascinating narration of the bloody battles that occurred here, and then capture photographs of fortification remnants blown to pieces by destructive bombs. 
Return to the vehicle for the short drive to Omaha Beach and delve into the dramatic procession of D-Day events that unfolded on this beach. Stop at two points at either end of the sandy stretch to appreciate the scale of the expanse and then head to Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial to pay tribute to fallen American soldiers. Feel emotionally stirred as you stroll around Europe’s largest American cemetery and then venture to the Normandy American Cemetery Visitor Center to enrich your knowledge of the region’s history. 
Browse exhibits that speak eloquently of the events that took place on Omaha Beach; listen to personal stories, narrative texts and interactive displays and appreciate the insightful nature of the museum. 
Return to your vehicle after the explorative tour and then relax during the journey back to Bayeux.
Reviews (821)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Normandy Beach Tour

Took a full day with Viator. Took the train from Paris to Bayeux. Our guide was absolutely wonderful. We visited St. Mary Igles, Pointe du Hoc, Utah and Omaha beach as well as the cemetery. Absolutely fascinating tour and would highly recommend this to anyone...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank centjan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great for History Nerds

We had a great time exploring the sites, and even though it was November, the weather was pretty sunny. Our guide, Adrien, was extremely knowledgable and also a native to the region. He had lots of insight on how the war affected his own family....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Madisen R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The Perfect 1/2 day Tour

Excellent. We did the half day tour and the time was perfect. Had two other couples in our group.Our guide, Adrian was so knowlegable. Would highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cathy0913
Reviewed 7 November 2018
Normandy 1/2 Day tour

We did the 1/2 day tour which was perfect because we had the morning to tour around Bayeux see the tapestry and the town. Highly recommend doing a guided tour otherwise; you're just looking at a beach and you won't get the history or descriptions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark P
Reviewed 1 November 2018
Gold Beach Tour

As no one else had booked this particular tour on our chosen day, we were essentially give a private tour of the Gold Beach sector of Normandy. Stunning views of the German gun emplacements and observation post. A pleasing surprise was the guide's information regarding...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chefvogts
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Lakshmi_ljk
16 October 2018|
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Response from Bbmizrahi | Reviewed this property |
Dogs were not on the beaches; not sure if it’s pet friendly . I would google the question and then go from there. Especially if you aren’t taking an escorted tour , it may be allowed to take your dog.
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retiredtotexas
12 June 2018|
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Response from Parkerpeep1 | Reviewed this property |
We did a half-day tour that started at 1:00 and ended about 5:30-6
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