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Half-Day Group Tour to American D-Day Beaches from Bayeux

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Explore Omaha Beach and gain insight into US soldiers’ role in World War II on this small-group half-day D-Day landing tour from Bayeux. Visit key sites of WWII interest including Omaha Beach and the Pointe-Du-Hoc with a guide, and learn of the conditions faced by the US soldiers brought into battle. Wander among the soldiers’ graves at the American Cemetery, and hear tales and anecdotes from the WWII battlefields.
Highlights
  • Book this American D-Day beaches tour in advance to guarantee a spot
  • Your guide dives into the history at each site
  • Get the chance to explore all the sites without being rushed
  • Ideal for travelers pressed for time
  • Choose between a morning or afternoon tour time
  • Convenient round-trip transport from Bayeux is included
What to Expect
No matter which tour time you chose, you'll get picked up from central Bayeux by your guide. Hop in your vehicle, and get ready for a half-day tour of the American D-Day beaches, as well as the American Military Cemetery. As you ride, your guide tells you all about the WWII history and D-Day—June 6, 1944. Your main stops include Omaha Beach and Pointe du Hoc. At each stop, your guide goes into great detail about how each location played a huge role in D-Day and the war. Afterward, you get some free time to explore the areas on your own. Your last stop of this guided tour is at the Normandy American Military Cemetery and Memorial. Gain insight into the conditions faced by both the US and German soldiers. Your D-Day tour ends with drop-off back in Bayeux.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Place de Québec, 14400 Bayeux, France
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Round-trip travel from central Bayeux by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Large items of luggage are not permitted on board. Only small carry on cases or overnight bags will be accepted
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We participated in the half-day tour of three D-Day locations. Our guide, Jon, was incredibly knowledgeable and reverent. We appreciated the videos on the way to the sites that helped us understand more about D-Day and the events before and after. Bayeux Shuttle was so...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 695andreaz
BayeuxShuttle, Service Controller at Bayeux Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear 695andreaz Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We are very pleased that you had a great tour with Jon and hope that you were able to take away a lot of interesting facts and stories about the D-Day...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Jon was fantastic—really knew his stuff. The tour was well-balanced between guided time and independent time. If you only have a half-day to spare like we did, this is the PERFECT option.More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank IslandPilot75
BayeuxShuttle, Service Controller at Bayeux Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear IslandPilot75 We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your tour of the D-Day sites and that you found Jon to be very informative about the events that took place at the sites that you visited. We are also glad that you liked...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Feeling the sand and sea water in very bad weather was a memorable experience for this tourist. Thank you,Ian!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Extraordinary158030
BayeuxShuttle, Service Controller at Bayeux Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Extraordinary158030 Thank you for your review. We hope that you had an enjoyable half day tour of some of the American D-Day sites with Ian. We really appreciate you taking a tour with us. Kind regards, Katie Bayeux Shuttle

Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend Bayeaux Shuttle; Andy was an outstanding guide, the pace of the stops were good, the knowledge he shared was exceptional. I also felt he was a safe, courteous driver - which was important when we ran into brief heavy rain. The van...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mwmcsm
BayeuxShuttle, Service Controller at Bayeux Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mwmcsm Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are pleased that you had a great half day tour of the American sites with Andy and we hope that you were able to take away a lot of interesting facts...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have the owner Andy as our guide for this tour and he made this tour the best! Very knowledgeable, and passionate about WWII history and his story’s, photos and drawings helped a great deal. He is witty and kind and...More

Thank VickiFr
BayeuxShuttle, Service Controller at Bayeux Shuttle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear VickiFr Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your half day tour of the American D-Day sites and that Andy was able to share his knowledge of the events...More

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Response from greenfin1 | Reviewed this property |
We had a 1/2 tour so they did not stop. Full day they do.
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27 August 2019|
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My guess is that you will need a children’s car seat to bring the child on the mini-bus. This probably means that you will have to pay for the child since they will be occupying a seat. There might be a discounted rate. I’d... More
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