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This historic beach was the primary point of landing on June 6, 1944, for the entry of American forces into World War II and saw some of the most intense fighting in the entire war.
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Avenue de la Liberation, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Again been here before, beautiful beach and amazing sculptures, while we were there this time there were parties from America with tour guides one lady was excellent at explaining what when ton and the way it was organised, just such a stunning place

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My father landed on Omaha Beach at H + 12 hours and luckily survived. It was the first time a member of my family had been there in 75 years. We arrived at low tide and the length of the beach that had to be...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I was planning my trip to France I decided not to go the Normandy Beaches. I changed my mind while I was in France and went on a guided tour. Our guide Charlene was an expert on the history of D Day but also...More

Thank TravelingAnnK
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you visit Omaha Beach, have a good guide with you. There are several monuments dedicated to the brave American soldiers who sacrificed their lives. I strongly suggest reading in advance about D Day. You can learn much online. Also see Saving Private Ryan or...More

Thank Manuel B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you plan to visit Omaha Beach, I highly recommend getting a guided tour, otherwise you're just looking a beach with a few memorial sites on it. You can tour Omaha Beach with a 1/2 American beach tour through several tour companies. Our guide was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the beach recently in november with our small children. The place was windy and there were ocean bubbles blown all over the place! We were half soaked and the car was all dirty from the bubbles. However, apart from that we had a great...More

Thank ZakiahFaisal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the reason we drove from Paris to Normandy. By standing on Omaha Beach, you get a true feeling of immensity of the challenge faced by our troops. You can almost feel the action and horrible loss of life at this historic spot. Also,...More

Thank dankas1361
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time visiting, and we found it an extremely moving experience. And once you read the information on the beach, you start to imagine and reflect on what you believe had actually happened.

Thank Dtrixx77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Omaha beach - You need to just stand there and imagine what it was like. Everyone, and especially the new generation should see the truth of how the allies liberated France and Europe in WWII. I recommend visiting Omaha beach to honor those brave soldiers...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reflective place as it’s one of the sites of D-day landings. If visiting around the Normandy region, it’s one of the landing spots consider visiting.

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orchard1232013
25 September 2018|
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Response from Duncan E | Reviewed this property |
The direct footpath to the beach was closed (locked gates) when we visited. It looked quite steep with a lot of steps anyway to be honest. We walked along the road a little, and then through the dunes and past some bunkers... More
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Tango-Tango-USAF
18 March 2018|
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Response from westerntravelerah | Reviewed this property |
Like the previous answers we travelled by car so it is difficlt to be precise about the distance. The beach is near the cemetery but the main focal point of Omaha Beach is some distance away from the cemetary, probably 10 to... More
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D9447PXjohns
19 February 2018|
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Response from 3rdCoastHighlander | Reviewed this property |
There is a beach at the American Cemetery. I remember some people walking it. We drove to Omaha Beach and then on to Arromanches. Parking is plentiful everywhere.
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