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Normandy - Neptune A & Mont St. Michel

Knowledgable, passionate and professional are the 3 top words to describe our 2 full-day tours with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Excellent, professional and very knowledgeable tour guide - Thank you Florin!

Thank you Florin, we were thrilled with our personalized half day tour ( Historical Military Tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Half-day/full-day tour formulas (all year round): D-Day tours from Paris, D-Day tours from cruise ship (Cherbourg, Le Havre, Honfleur), D-Day tours from Caen and Bayeux; Tours to Mont Saint Michel; Personalised tours; Gastronomy tours
20 rue de la Croix Thoy, 14400, Bayeux, France
+33 7 78 64 74 31
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Knowledgable, passionate and professional are the 3 top words to describe our 2 full-day tours with Florin. We were so impressed with Florin’s depth of knowledge and his presentation. He made our trips to these historic places amazing. Would highly recommend his tours.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Florin, we were thrilled with our personalized half day tour ( Historical Military Tour ). A co-worker recommended Florin. He was wonderful, warm and engaging. Florin was very knowledgeable, and we learned so much in our personalized tour with pick up and drop...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First the bad: When I first contacted Florin about setting up a tour of both Mont St Michel and several of the Normandy landing beaches, I told him I was looking for a 2-day tour on the very first message contact. I received the response...More

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spearhead_trs, Owner at Normandy Spearhead Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ms. Jennifer GOH (L.A., California), Your review did not comply with TA guidelines in the first place, it has already been deleted once by TA but you insist in proving that, as they say, 'only a fool does not change his mind' (African proverb). First...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of touring the American beaches (Neptune A) with Florin on Aug. 20th. He assisted us on which trains to book in & out of Paris so we could take advantage of a full day tour. The tour itself was amazing and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Florin was an exceptional guide. We toured the American sites and Florin gave great insight with pictures. He normally does small group tours but was willing to accommodate 32 off our cruise! He brought each of us a yellow rose to place on a grave...More

Thank Darren H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a tour from our cruise ship in Le Havre. There were 6 of us so it was a nice private tour in a comfortable van. Florin greeted us at the port and we were on our way. There was a lot to fit...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Today was outstanding: our guide Florin is by far the most knowledgeable guide we’ve ever come across! He took us in a half day tour along the sites including The Normandy American Cemetery and Omaha beach. Would recommend him for s tour to everybody!

Thank tppgijsbrechts
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We got picked up at the ship dock in Le havre, by Florin Petrie, the vehicle was very nice, clean. Florin was worth every penny, all the way out to Normandy, beaches, he told us about the history of events and had pictures and maps....More

Thank vh0wery
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Florin was an outstanding tour guide. This day with him was the highlight of our 3 week trip to Europe! His knowledge of D Day was amazing!

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

This was an outstanding tour and Florin Petrie was an excellent tour guide. His knowledge of the events of World War II and the battles of Normandy really helped visualize what really happened there 74 years ago. Florin has an encyclopedic knowledge of the people,...More

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19 May 2018|
Response from spearhead_trs | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting me. Another cruiser has already inquired about a similar tour from Le Havre. I would be glad to put you in touch with this person but I cannot post his e-mail address here since it would not be right... More
25 October 2016|
Response from spearhead_trs | Property representative |
Dear Madam, I do pick my clients up at the cruise terminal and I am available on September 9th. I would be glad to suggest an itinerary once I will know more about the amount of time you shall have on your hands that day as... More
7 March 2015|
Response from spearhead_trs | Property representative |
Bonnie, I am available on May 27 and I would be happy to be your guide. We can even set a pick-up time depending on your arrival in Bayeux. I do however suggest different tour formulas so I would appreciate if you could take... More