- Pointe du Hoc
- Omaha Beach
- Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
- A full day with a D-Day expert Historian
- Car service while in Normandy
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Your guide and driver will meet you in the city of Caen, in Normandy. You will take the train independently from Paris to Caen. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at Bayeux Train Station, where you will take the train back to Paris. We can pre-purchase train tickets for you; simply leave them in your shopping cart during check out. We'll then email you the tickets before your trip.
About 2 hours each way.
Yes. Please let us know and we will contact you to discuss pricing options.
Yes. Please contact us about pricing options. The drive is about 2.5-3 hours each way.
Please see our D-Day and Normandy Beaches Tour from Normandy.
How long is the full day excursion?
The D-Day and Normandy Beaches Excursion from Paris is approximately 12 hours. Clients depart by themselves from the Paris St-Lazare station at 8:45 am and arrive in Caen around 11:00 am, where the guide and driver will be waiting. Clients will return to the station around 7:00 pm, arriving in Paris around 9:00 pm.
Alain grew up in Brittany and has always had a passion for the Celtic art and history of his native region. He has been leading tours in both Brittany and Normandy for the past fifteen years and he specializes in the area's WWII history, especially the D-Day landing beaches. In his free time, Alain loves to read about French history in general and of the Renaissance period in particular. He also has experience guiding in the Loire Valley and in Paris. Alain looks forward to sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm with travelers that are curious to learn more about the rich history of his homeland.
Armed with an Engineering degree from his native Britain, Colin came to France in 1981 having fallen for a French girl. He then fell into the cauldron of Norman history and has been drinking it in and sharing it ever since. D-day and the battle of Normandy is a favourite theme of visitors to the region, especially Anglo-Saxon visitors, but Normandy is steeped in history, from the Roman occupation through the Viking settlements, William the conqueror and the hundred years war. Colin guides on all these themes as well as the rich architectural heritage in such towns as Rouen, Mont Saint Michel and Bayeux. His passion is to learn always more on Normandy.
Claire has worked 13 years at the Memorial Museum in Caen, including 8 years as the project manager and tour guide for the D-Day excursions organized by the museum (from 1990-2003). She has also been in charge of the guided-tours department of the Bayeux Tourist Office for another 8 years. Since 2011, Claire has been working as a certified national tour-guide and lecturer leading a variety of tours in Normandy. Her expertise in the history of WWII is enhanced by her personal experience ( her family lived in Caen, Normandy during the war and her grandfather was a member of the French resistance). Devoted to her birthplace, Claire enjoys sharing her passion for historic heritage and Impressionism with the curious travelers.
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