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Ophorus Tours - A Private Half Day Trip from Bayeux to Omaha Beach & Normandy D-Day Sights  for 2 persons

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A Private Half Day Trip from Bayeux to Omaha Beach & Normandy D-Day Sights for 2 persons

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An intimate Private half day trip from Bayeux to visit Pointe du Hoc, a breathtaking cliff stormed by the Rangers. Then stop at Omaha beach, the toughest assignment of D-DAY. Finally, pay respect at the American Cemetery in Colleville;

Highlights

  • Get An Insight Into the US Battles on D-Day
  • Reach Normandy’s Coastal Battlefield Grounds
  • Discover Omaha Beach, One of the Two U.S Landing Areas
  • Tour can be customized to suit your interests
  • Local Tour Guide, Expert in Normandy landing Beaches and WW II
What is Included / Excluded for this tour

Program & Itinerary

Experience the best of Normandy with our hassle-free pick-up service. We'll collect you from the Bayeux train station or your hotel/accommodation in Bayeux or nearby areas, ensuring a seamless start to your tour.Embark on a half-day private tour led by our knowledgeable English-speaking guide, specializing in Normandy, D-Day sites, and World War II. Your guide will provide a detailed itinerary and ...

Explore the WWII Battle of Normandy on a Private Tour

Convenient Pick-up from Bayeux Train Station or Accommodation

Experience the best of Normandy with our hassle-free pick-up service. We'll collect you from the Bayeux train station or your hotel/accommodation in Bayeux or nearby areas, ensuring a seamless start to your tour.

Meet Your Expert English-Speaking Local Guide

Embark on a half-day private tour led by our knowledgeable English-speaking guide, specializing in Normandy, D-Day sites, and World War II. Your guide will provide a detailed itinerary and program overview, ensuring you're well-prepared for this immersive journey. Step into our spacious, comfortable, and air-conditioned Mercedes minivan, and begin your exploration of the Normandy landing beaches area.

Travel in Comfort with a Mercedes Minivan

Our private Bayeux Sightseeing Tour of the Normandy Beaches and sites takes place in our spacious Mercedes Minivans. Typically accommodating up to 8 persons, on this occasion, the vehicle will be exclusively for you. Enjoy the freedom to choose your preferred seat, ensuring social distancing while still receiving valuable information from your guide.

Onboard Amenities for Your Convenience

To enhance your comfort and enjoyment, our vehicles are equipped with an onboard P/A system, enabling you to hear the commentary from your driver/guide regardless of your seating position.

Discover Omaha Beach and Pointe du Hoc

Start your intimate tour by reaching the coastal battlefield area of Omaha Beach, where you'll hear the captivating story of one of history's boldest and most successful large-scale invasions. Learn about the formidable defenses that Allied forces faced and the heroic efforts that led to their victory.

Continue to Pointe du Hoc, located between Utah and Omaha D-Day landing beaches. Embark on a guided tour of this breathtaking cliff, offering stunning lunar landscapes, remarkable bomb craters, and panoramic views of the English Channel. Understand the strategic significance of this site as German forces had positioned artillery batteries to target the American landing beaches.

Visit Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

Conclude your tour with a visit to the poignant Normandy American Cemetery, situated in Colleville-sur-Mer. Originally the temporary American St. Laurent Cemetery, it serves as the first American cemetery on European soil in World War II. Take a moment to pay homage and explore the grounds. The Visitor Center provides a comprehensive perspective on the D-Day landings, showcasing the immense military achievement it represents.

Seamless Return to Bayeux

After the visit, we'll ensure your safe return to Bayeux, marking the end of this enlightening tour. In addition to our half-day tours, we offer a range of full-day tours, including the Canadian sector and notable sites like Longues-sur-Mer and Mont Saint Michel, providing you with more options to explore the region's rich history

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  • 09:00 am
    or 02:00 pm

    Meet your Guide at your Accommodation in Bayeux

  • 09:30 am
    or 02:30 pm

    Guided visit of Pointe du Hoc

  • 10:15 am
    or 03:15 pm

    Visit of Omaha Beach

  • 11:30 am
    or 04:30 pm

    Visit of the Normandy American Cemetery

  • 01:00 pm
    or 06:00 pm

    Drop off at your accommodation in Bayeux

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Ophorus Tours - A Private Half Day Trip from Bayeux to Omaha Beach & Normandy D-Day Sights  for 2 persons
Ophorus Tours - A Private Half Day Trip from Bayeux to Omaha Beach & Normandy D-Day Sights  for 2 persons
Ophorus Tours - A Private Half Day Trip from Bayeux to Omaha Beach & Normandy D-Day Sights  for 2 persons
Ophorus Tours - A Private Half Day Trip from Bayeux to Omaha Beach & Normandy D-Day Sights  for 2 persons

Know before you book

  • Normandy Tour available all year round (except Dec. 25th, Jan. 1st)
  • 4 hour Private Normandy D-Day Tour from Bayeux
  • Tour is operated in English, other languages on request
  • Tour involves some walking, good walking shoes recommended
  • Tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Price is per person. Tour is limited to 2 persons

Meeting point

Train Station, Hotel or Accommodation in Bayeux 14400

Departure

We will come and pick you up at Bayeux Train Station, Hotel, AirBnb, accommodation or surrounding area, circle of 30 kms (20 miles) around Bayeux.

Other possible pick up locations :
  • Caen 
  • Port en Bessin (Chateau La Cheneviere)
  • Port en Bessin (Mercure Bayeux-Omaha)
  • Audrieu (Chateau d'Audrieu)
  • Aurseulles (Chateau du Bû)
  • Sainte Croix Grand Tonne (Domaine de la Cour des Lys)

Return

Tour returns to original departure point.

Included / excluded

Included

  • English-speaking driver & guide, Expert in Normandy
  • Guided visits of the Sites mentionned in the itinerary
  • Travel in modern, comfortable & fully equipped minivan
  • Bottled water in the minivan
  • Free WiFi access on board

Excluded

  • Entrance fees to monuments & attractions
  • Personal insurance and expenses
  • Meals, drinks 
  • Gratuities for the driver/guide

FAQ

  • Do you pick up at Bayeux Train Station, Hotel or Accommodation for this private tour?

    Yes, absolutely. We will come and pick you up at the Bayeux train station if you are arriving from Paris. We will also come and pick you up at your Hotel, AirBnB or accommodation in Bayeux. Finally, we can also come and pick you up in the surrounding area of Bayeux at a radius of 30 kms (20 miles) at no extra cost.
  • What type of vehicles are used during your private tours from Bayeux?

    Our company uses only Mercedes Vito Tourer 8 seater minivans that are recent, comfortable and fully equipped including individual A/C, shaded windows, large leg space and on board P/A system for commentaries by the guide.
  • Who conducts your private half day trips from Bayeux?

    We mainly employ accredited and licensed tour guides that are also the drivers for all tours that need visits to be conducted by certified guides. Good examples are: the visit of museums, guided walking tours in cities, visit of historical monuments such as Mont Saint Michel and so on. For some tours, such as the day trips from Bayeux dedicated to WWII, passionate guides that were history teachers, ex servicemen will be with you to explain the details of the battles that raged. All our guides are first and foremost very skilled drivers and all of them speak impeccable English.
  • Where is Pointe du Hoc located ?

    Located halfway between Omaha Beach and Utah beach, Pointe du Hoc is at a distance of just under 30 kilometers (18 miles) from Bayeux. The site is famous for being one of the assault areas on June 6th 1944 Normandy Invasion of WWII. It was a key feature of the German defensive fortifications. The site reminds us of what an artillery battery looked like.
  • What is the best way to experience Pointe du Hoc?

    The best way to experience Pointe du Hoc is to travel with one of our English speaking guides, who is an expert in WWII and especially the Normandy landings. You have the possibility of booking a private tour where you will have transportation and guide just for you and your party. We also offer full day shared tours from Bayeux that include the visit of Pointe du Hoc. These small groups are limited to 8 persons maximum.
  • Where is Omaha Beach located?

    Omaha Beach is one of the assault beaches part of the Normandy Invasion that took place on June 6, 1944. The beach is located 21 kilometers - 13 miles - to the west of Bayeux, on the coast of Normandy facing the English Channel. The town of Bayeux makes a perfect departure point to visit the D-DAY landing beaches of Normandy and all our shared tours depart from here.
  • What is the best way to experience the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial?

    The best way to experience the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial is to travel with one of our English speaking guides, who is an expert in WWII and especially the Normandy landings. You have the possibility of booking either a private tour where you will have transportation and guide just for you and your party. We also offer shared tours that include the visit of the Cemetery located in Colleville sur Mer. These small groups are limited to 8 persons maximum and can be taken on a half day (morning & afternoon) or full day trip from Bayeux.
  • Is it possible to lay flowers at the Normandy American Cemetery?

    Yes, it is possible to lay flowers at gravesites at the American Cemetery of Colleville sur Mer. However, if you would like to organize a formal wreath laying ceremony this can be done but you will need to book one of our private tours. Also, there is a Wreath laying ceremony request that must be made at the American Battle Monuments commission.
  • Is Bayeux the ideal town and departure point for Normandy D-DAY tours?

    If you are looking to experience Normandy in the best possible way, then our day trips from Bayeux make for an ideal departure point. The charming small town of Bayeux has a large number of options when it comes to accommodation and dining. Moreover, the historic medieval city centre as well as the famous Tapestry are part of the best things to do while in Bayeux.
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