WWII: Normandy U.S. D-Day Beaches Full Day Trip with Lunch from Paris
The Allies stormed Normandy in the early hours of June 6th, 1944. The Germans lost control of Utah Beach and Omaha Beach after some stern resistance. Within a week of D-Day, allied forces had filtered through the German defenses and occupied Normandy, ensuring an allied victory.
There are few places in the world that embody the spirit of righteousness and sacrifice as strongly as the sites on this tour. It will leave you with a newfound admiration for the soldiers who fought in the name of freedom. This is an opportunity you cannot miss.Your Experience
The tour will begin in Central Paris. Your guide will accompany you on board the air-conditioned bus that will take you to the sites. The guide will tell you intriguing stories of World War II along the way. Feel free to quench your curiosity by asking the guide questions. Utah Beach will be your first stop. Here, you will get to see an original B-26 plane, soldiers’ letters and personal possessions that speak volumes about the traumatic experiences they went through.
Bask in the apple orchards of Normandy. You’ll even get a chance to visit a 17th-century barn and try out some apple brandy, locally known as Calvados. This will be followed by a 2-course lunch in a local restaurant. Ponte du Hoc is undoubtedly the most beautiful locations on the tour. The colossal cliffs that overlook the English Channel are an incredible sight. Finally, you will visit the American Cemetery. Ten-thousand white crosses dot the landscape, emphasizing the sheer number of lives lost in the war. You'll have time to look around the cemetery, visit the wall of the missing and awe-inspiring memorial, and look down upon Omaha, the beach where the Allies faced the stiffest resistance and suffered the most casualties