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La Rougerie Tours

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Tours for DDay and the following 100 days of battles in Normandy. Tours can last a day but typically are two days in duration (unless specifically following a person or unit's progress through Normandy).
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Lieu Dit la Rougerie, 50620 Saint-Fromond, France
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Touring with Adrian is like listening to a fascinating audio book. We took the 2 day tour of the 5 Normandy beaches. The description, detail and information Adrian provides stirs the imagination - we got a real sense of the horror, the courage, the planning...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

We have recently returned from the "Shearings" tour of the D Day landing beaches and what a brilliant guide we had in Adrian.Over the course of 2 days we covered a large area of the landings and the progress made by the allied forces inland.The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael A
LaRougerieTours, Owner at La Rougerie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

I am delighted to have been able to fill in the gaps for you. Its always a pleasure when we can follow the progress of one of the many heroes of that time.

Reviewed 24 August 2018

With my wife I went on a Battlefield Tour organised by Shearing's Holidays. This was our first Battlefield Tour and it will not be the last. Adrian was our guide and has set the standard. Knowledgeable, friendly, approachable and simply the best. May I suggest...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MichaelJBowden
LaRougerieTours, Owner at La Rougerie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

You are too kind. I really enjoy guiding ... its more of a passion than a job so I hope this comes out thereby ensuring you get a better than normal tour of a fascinating area which to do it justice needs at least two...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018

We came to the Normandy on a Shearings coach tour of the D Day Landings and had Adrian as our tour guide, what a fantastic guide he is. We spent 2 days with this guy and what a wealth of knowledge he has, he did...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jontey
LaRougerieTours, Owner at La Rougerie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

You are most welcome and it was a pleasure to guide you around. I agree there is so much to see that 2 days is indeed no where near long enough....

Reviewed 15 June 2018

We have recently returned from a short coach trip tour of the D-day Landing beaches of Normandy, France and for 2 very intense, extremely informative, often emotional but enjoyable days, Capt Adrian Ridley-Jones (Retd) - ex British Army- was our locally based, fantastic Battlefield guide....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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LaRougerieTours, Manager at La Rougerie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

I'm delighted you found the tour so informative and successful. Naturally I'd be delighted to welcome you again sometime. Incidentally the post visit exam paper is in the post !

Reviewed 13 June 2018

I reached out to Adrian as my mother had invited some friends from the US to have a once in a lifetime experience of Normany and specifically the D-Day landings. I booked it for them as I had known Adrian for many years prior to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank aboatwri
LaRougerieTours, Owner at La Rougerie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

It was my pleasure to be able to make this day special for your mother and her friends. I'm glad that the weather picked up as well... the start of the day was almost like the real thing!

Reviewed 24 May 2018

We came to Normandy for the first time and decided we would hire a local guide to maximize our experience. We, also, decided that rather than rush we would commit two days. Our Guide, Capt. Adrian Ridley-Jones (Rtd) was simply incredible and the two days...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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LaRougerieTours, Owner at La Rougerie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

I am delighted you enjoyed your trip and that you agreed that the visit to the British and Canadian sector was essential to a proper understanding of the DDay landings. It was a great pleasure guiding you around ... perhaps you may even return to...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017

Adrian gave us a fabulous tour on Omaha Beach and he gave us very interesting details as well ! I'd do that again anytime. Adrian is an amazing guide for battlefield tours, I recommend him !

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank camlenormand
Adrian R, Owner at La Rougerie Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Always a pleasure to show people around and I hope you were successful in your project.

Reviewed 26 November 2017

Adrian gave us a personal tour around the D-Day Battlefields, sharing detailed knowledge. His personal approach made the story realistic and brought history to life. Besides the the commonly accessible sites, he took us to places only a Range Rover can reach. I found the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Marjolein36
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Kicking off around a bonfire with a charming history lesson during the dinner, continuing the next day doing a roadtrip along the normandy coast and, ending up the tour with a fantastic picnic lunch around the german Bunkers; getting always the exact and concrete right...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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DogLoverAtlanta_GA
19 August 2015|
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Response from LaRougerieTours | Property representative |
Hello Yes the website does have a temporary glitch ... server room got an infestation I gather and it's being sorted. Tours run all year around. Please contact me with your requirements for more details. Naturally I... More
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LaRougerieTours
10 June 2015|
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I suggest layers that are wind and waterproof and stout shoes. The weather varies and can be sunny one minute and windy or raining soon after. Layers allow you to adjust according to the conditions.
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