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Itinerary

Known for its military history and World War II beachfronts, Normandy served as the site of some of the war’s most memorable battles, as Americans joined the fight for France’s freedom. During this flexible, private historical tour through cemeteries and battlefronts, you’ll revisit the triumphs and losses of the formidable military campaign.

After a front-door pickup from your Bayeux hotel, you’ll travel comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan between sights in a group capped at just seven people for a personalized journey. Arriving at the battle scenes, you’ll get a close look at the infamous stretch of coastline, where so many Americans laid down their lives. Your guide will give background and context to the memorials as you retrace the steps of American soldiers.

All tours are fully customizable, so you can stick to the sights or design your own stops, and even make time for a museum excursion. Enjoy a local lunch and time to wander the medieval countryside before continuing your visit to key battle sites, where you’ll feel the impact of the heroic invasion firsthand.

Locations visited
Omaha Beach
Pointe du Hoc
German Cemetery La Cambe
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Overview

Normandy is a coastal region in France, site of the memorable D-Day landings of 1944. During this intimate historical tour, you’ll get a look at some of the world’s most famous battle sites, from Utah and Omaha beaches to Pointe du Hoc, learning about the role of American forces in liberating France from German occupation. Groups are capped at just seven people, guaranteeing a personalized experience.

Highlights
  • An in-depth tour of World War II sites in Normandy
  • Learn military history: Visit key battlegrounds and American cemeteries
  • Tours are capped at seven people for personalized excursions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Bayeux (included)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Private Tour of the D Day Beaches

We booked a private tour with Bayeux Shuttle with Boy Eysbroek as our guide. The tour more than exceeded our expectations! Boy was so knowledgeable and engaging. He shared anecdotes from his encounters with some veterans, and that made all of the sites we visited...More

Thank Zita E
Reviewed yesterday
The American D-Day experience, that I always wanted

I am an American visiting my friend Gill, she lives in the UK. Matt picked us up from our hotel. I found Matt to be prompt, courteous, professional, and very passionate about his job. We started our journey at the German Cemetery, having lived in...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Boy made our trip to Normandy memorable!

My mother and I booked a full day private tour of the Normandy beaches with Boy. This company had been recommended by Rick Steves and we were not disappointed. The sites we visited were the perfect combination of places that would give any visitor a...More

Thank Nell D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Once in a lifetime experience!!!

The Bayeux Shutttle experience was outstanding and we had Boy as our guide for the day. He showed up on time at our hotel and was very enthusiastic about showing the sights and explaining in great detail about the experiences of the soldiers who had...More

Thank Kristopher E
BayeuxShuttle, Service Controller at Bayeux Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Kristopher E Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review. We are very pleased that you had an outstanding experience with Bayeux Shuttle and your tour guide Boy. We are glad that he Boy was able to share all of his...More

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fantastic tour. Worth every penny.

My cousin and I and our wives spent four weeks exploring France. This tour was the highlight. Our guide, Tom, is knowledgeable and passionate about the Normandy landings. He went out of his way to explain what happened, and why, at each stop. He was...More

Thank pigbayou
BayeuxShuttle, Service Controller at Bayeux Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear pigbayou We are very pleased to read that you had a fantastic tour of the American D-Day beaches with Tim who shared his knowledge of the D-Day events with you. We are also glad that you enjoyed the lunch is our restored cafe. Thank...More

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Hi - the price as listed at 600€ is about right - have fun! Margaret
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Bayeux Cathedral for an evening service (Friday night is good), a short trip to see Mt. Saint Michael, we took a day drive to Honfleur and it was a great day to eat outside, enjoy the sun and watch people around the bay.
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