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Victory Tours

Place du Quebec, 14400, Bayeux, France
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An Exceptional Day in Normandy

The day spent touring the D Day Beaches guided by Roel Klinkhamer was an outstanding highlight for... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
CAHartz
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Danville, California
Our best day in France

We spent an exceptional day with M. Klinkhamer. His encyclopedic knowledge and enthusiastic... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
David J
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Chicago, Illinois
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Place du Quebec, 14400, Bayeux, France
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"his knowledge"
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"from france"
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"enthusiastic guide"
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"private tour"
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"day trip"
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"battle sites"
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"hour tour"
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"d day beaches"
in 4 reviews
"wwii buff"
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"personal stories"
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"normandy invasion"
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"american cemetery"
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"would highly recommend this tour"
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"amazing tour"
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"train station"
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

The day spent touring the D Day Beaches guided by Roel Klinkhamer was an outstanding highlight for my husband and I of our visit to France. His knowledge and passion for the subject of the beach landings were impressive. Hearing his many backstories brought to...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We spent an exceptional day with M. Klinkhamer. His encyclopedic knowledge and enthusiastic delivery kept us enthralled for the entire 7-hour tour. He also has a reverence for the sacrifice of the Allies in coming to France to liberate Europe, and he’s been privileged to...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Based on all of the reviews we read on Trip Advisor and Rick Steve’s recommendations we booked this tour. It was “advertised” as a van that would take us to the historical sites. Roel was on a medication that did not allow him to drive...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

My husband and I spent 2 days touring the D-Day sites with Roel of Victory Tours, and we enjoyed every minute of it. D-Day was something we did for my husband (he's the WWII buff, not me), but hiring a guide was something we did...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Upon knowing that we would be spending a couple of weeks in Paris, I purchased the Victory tour mostly for my husband who happens to be a WWII buff. Roel, pronounced Rule, communicated with us right off the batt with excellent instructions on how to...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Roel and Pia made our day touring the beaches of Normandy a huge highlight of our trip. So much knowledge and history and a great personality to boot. Picnic lunch was perfect, not to waste time, and we had plenty of time at each stop...More

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

My husband and I just recently returned from France. While there, we toured Normandy with Roel of Victory Tours. I was given Roel's name by a friend, and booking a private tour with him was very easy. He gave very specific instructions for getting to...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2016

I researched many companies before deciding on my tour, from the large bus companies from Paris to private tours. I am glad I chose a private tour with Roel and Victory tours. Booking the tour was easy and he sent clear instructions to reach Bayeux...More

Thank RicA82
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Booked the day trip from Paris tour. Roel was quick to respond to questions and upon confirmation provided detailed information regarding trains and what to expect for the day. The tour covers a lot in the day and provides a great overview as to what...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I cannot say enough good things about the tour we had with Roel. He provided history and context with many anecdotes from soldiers who were part of the invasion. The tour makes good use of time moving at a good pace, but allows for a...More

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