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Day trip by sidecar to the landing beaches

Retro Sidecar Tour:

Through this one-day tour you will discover breathtaking landscapes between land and sea.

Our Gentlemen Siders will share anecdotes with you on the highlights of D-Day.

These places will make you discover through their landscapes and their museums what was the Landing of 1944.

So ready to embark?

per adult from

$598

NZD

Duration

6 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Use of Retro helmets
    • Use of Jacket (if necessary)
    • Retro glasses
    • Coverage (if necessary)
    • Use of gloves
    • Museum tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Juno Beach Centre
    • Entry/Admission - Musee du debarquement
    What's excluded :
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Juno Beach Centre, Voie des Francais Libres, 14470 Courseulles-sur-Mer France

    The Juno Beach Center (in English, Juno Beach Center) is a museum located in Courseulles-sur-Mer in Calvados, in Normandy, France. Located on Juno Beach, the very beach where the Canadians landed on D-Day, June 6, 1944, alongside the other Allied forces, the Juno Beach Center presents the role played by Canada during the Second World War, notably in Normandy.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Musee du debarquement, Place du 6 Juin, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains France

    The Arromanches-les-Bains Landing Museum commemorates the Normandy landings of June 6, 1944 and more particularly the construction of the artificial harbor of Arromanches and its use during the Battle of Normandy from June to August 1944 to supply the troops allied to across the Channel.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Longues-sur-Mer, Longues-sur-Mer, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

    The Longues-sur-Mer battery is one of the Atlantic Wall shooting batteries, located in the coastal town of Longues-sur-Mer in Calvados. The site included 4 150 mm long range naval cannons, each protected by a reinforced concrete casemate, and various installations to serve and defend them. Located in the Allied landing zone in Normandy, between the beaches of Omaha Beach and Gold Beach, the battery was subjected to intense aerial and then naval bombardments preventing it from fully entering into action on D-Day and was taken as soon as the next day by British troops. Listed as a historic monument, it is in a good state of conservation. The site is landscaped and has become a frequented place of passage during visits to the landing sites.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

    Released on June 8, 1944 by the 47th Royal Marines Commando, during Operation Overlord, Port-en-Bessin became on June 16 the head of a pipeline system of approximately 120 km intended to supply the armies of the allies in fuel. At the end of August 1944, this system was completed by Operation PLUTO, which saw the laying of oil pipelines between the Isle of Wight and Querqueville near Cherbourg.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cimetiere Americain de Colleville-sur-Mer, 14710 Colleville-sur-Mer France

    The American cemetery of Colleville-sur-Mer is an American military cemetery, located just above Omaha Beach, in the commune of Colleville-sur-Mer, on one of the sites of the Allied landing on June 6 1944.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pegasus Bridge, avenue Major John Howard, 14860 Ranville France

    Pegasus Bridge is the name received after the operations of June 6, 1944 during the Second World War, the Bénouville bridge in honor of British paratroopers whose winged horse Pegasus was the emblem. It was inaugurated on March 11, 1945. It was located on the Caen to the sea canal in Normandy.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bayeux, Bayeux, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

    Bayeux is the home of the Bayeux Tapestry, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. It is also known as the first major town secured by the Allies during Operation Overlord. Charles de Gaulle made two famous speeches in this town.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    1: Deauville, France
    2: Trouville-sur-Mer, France
    3: 14800 Saint-Arnoult, France
    4: Tourgéville, France
    5: Benerville-sur-Mer, France
    6: 14910 Blonville-sur-Mer, France
    7: 14640 Villers-sur-Mer, France
    8: 14510 Houlgate, France
    9: 14390 Cabourg, France
    10: 14000 Caen, France
    11: 14400 Bayeux, France
    12: Arromanches-les-Bains, France
    13: 14710 Vierville-sur-Mer, France
    14: 14710 Colleville-sur-Mer, France
    15: 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
    16: Deauville - Saint-Gatien Airport, 14130 Saint-Gatien-des-Bois, France
    17: Ouistreham, France
    18: Luc-sur-Mer, France
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Hygiene cap / Charlotte (COVID-19 protection) Protective visor / Protective visor (COVID-19 protection) Hydro-alcoholic gel / Hydro-alcoholic gel (COVID-19 protection)
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by RETRO TOUR NORMANDY

Activity ID: V-74627P9

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