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D Day Tours B&B

The Manoir de Founcroup
1 of 16The Manoir de Founcroup
Private Room , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Picauville, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
Our prices are based per person per night and we provide a unique fully residential accommodation experience for guests which includes accommodation, breakfasts and evening meals and drinks at the Manor and includes a one or two day guided tour of the D Day beaches and landing grounds.

The Manor is a fully restored fortified Norman manor house built in the 16th Century and located on the edge of a tiny hamlet just a few miles from historic Sainte-Mère-Église. Close to the US landing beach of 'UTAH' the Manor saw much action on D Day and also tragedy when 21 American servicemen died just 50 yards from the building.

We offer guests the choice of three oak beamed and beautifully decorated rooms - all are en-suite with both showers and baths. The bedrooms overlook the extensive gardens and there is an evening terrace for guests to...
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Listing #FKN3716655
About the Owner
Ben T
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:67%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:October 2011
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For two years, two couples of us have been planning our trip to Normandy. We had received glowing reports from mutual friends that had stayed with the Trumbles and gave exceptionally high marks for Ben's D-Day tours and for the lodging in the Trumble's manor...More

Thank TiciaAnn
Benspitfire, VR Owner at D Day Tours B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Much appreciated comments. We also really enjoyed your being here.

Reviewed 17 August 2018

We wanted to visit Cherbourg in the Normandy region due to a specific event of WWII, the sinking of the Leopoldville on Christmas Eve, 1944. Fortunately our travel agent was able to connect us with Ben Trumble & D-Day Tours. The Cherbourg event was under-reported...More

Thank Carol E
Benspitfire, VR Owner at D Day Tours B&B, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

It was our great pleasure to able to help you with your experience.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Every American should take this tour with Ben. He is a great guide and you get a view of the real cost of war. On another note the food prepared by Jaye was excellent. I hope sometime in the future to do this again.

Thank patjlamb
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    3 Full baths
    2 Twins
    1 King
    2 Fulls
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The rates are per night and include breakfast. The above rates apply to both D-day Tour clients and also B&B.
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About the neighbourhood
A quiet hamlet of 16th-17th century buildings - rather like Brigadoon - and just 5 minutes west of Sainte Mere Eglise. The Manor would have dominated the area until the last century and was the scene of tragedy on the 6th June 1944.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Paris: 240.0 km
Railway: Carentan: 15.0 km
Ferry: Cherbourg/Caen: 70.0 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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