Normandy, From Sainte Mere Eglise to Omaha Beach; D-Day for the U.S.

82nd Airborne assault and liberation of Sainte Mere Eglise, small yet strategically important town in Normandy's Cotentin Peninsula. Thereafter, the tour moves a short distance to the west and stop at the site of the Battle of La Fiere Bridge, which straddles the Merderet River. Holding this bridge was essential in order to facilitate the establishment of a beachhead at Utah beach and gain sufficient time to for the movement inland of men and materials from there. After a lunch stop, the tour will move along to the west of Omaha Beach at Pointe du Hoc, in order to gain some understanding of the inconceivable bravery of the United States Rangers. The tour will then move on to the United States Military Cemetery at Omaha Beach for the close of day ceremony. The tour will culminate at the gun battery at Longues-sur-Mer. The tour will include a lunch stop, with a super picnic included, and pick up and drop off at a location convenient for you and your companions taking the tour.

per adult from

$521

NZD

Duration

8 hours 30 minutes

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Private transportation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - La Fiere Bridge and Iron Mike Monument
    • Entry/Admission - Cimetiere Americain de Colleville-sur-Mer
    • Entry/Admission - Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

      Tour One will focus upon the 82nd Airborne assault and liberation of Sainte Mere Eglise, a small yet strategically very important town in Normandy's Cotentin Peninsula. Thereafter, the tour will move a short distance to the west and stop at the site of the Battle of La Fiere Bridge, which straddles the Merderet River. Holding this bridge was essential in order to facilitate the establishment of a beachhead at Utah beach and gain sufficient time to for the movement inland of men and materials from there. After a lunch stop, the tour will move along to the west of Omaha Beach at Pointe du Hoc, in order to gain some understanding of the inconceivable bravery of the United States Rangers. The tour will then move on to the United States Military Cemetery at Omaha Beach for the close of day ceremony. The tour will culminate at the gun battery at Longues-sur-Mer. The tour will include a lunch stop, with a super picnic included, and pick up and drop off at a location convenient for you and your companions taking the tour.


      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: La Fiere Bridge and Iron Mike Monument, 13 Moulin a la Fiere, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise France

      Tour One will focus upon the 82nd Airborne assault and liberation of Sainte Mere Eglise, a small yet strategically very important town in Normandy's Cotentin Peninsula. Thereafter, the tour will move a short distance to the west and stop at the site of the Battle of La Fiere Bridge, which straddles the Merderet River. Holding this bridge was essential in order to facilitate the establishment of a beachhead at Utah beach and gain sufficient time to for the movement inland of men and materials from there. After a lunch stop, the tour will move along to the west of Omaha Beach at Pointe du Hoc, in order to gain some understanding of the inconceivable bravery of the United States Rangers. The tour will then move on to the United States Military Cemetery at Omaha Beach for the close of day ceremony. The tour will culminate at the gun battery at Longues-sur-Mer. The tour will include a lunch stop, with a super picnic included, and pick up and drop off at a location convenient for you and your companions taking the tour.


      Duration: 30 minutes

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

      Tour One will focus upon the 82nd Airborne assault and liberation of Sainte Mere Eglise, a small yet strategically very important town in Normandy's Cotentin Peninsula. Thereafter, the tour will move a short distance to the west and stop at the site of the Battle of La Fiere Bridge, which straddles the Merderet River. Holding this bridge was essential in order to facilitate the establishment of a beachhead at Utah beach and gain sufficient time to for the movement inland of men and materials from there. After a lunch stop, the tour will move along to the west of Omaha Beach at Pointe du Hoc, in order to gain some understanding of the inconceivable bravery of the United States Rangers. The tour will then move on to the United States Military Cemetery at Omaha Beach for the close of day ceremony. The tour will culminate at the gun battery at Longues-sur-Mer. The tour will include a lunch stop, with a super picnic included, and pick up and drop off at a location convenient for you and your companions taking the tour.


      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer, West of Arromanches-les-Bains, Longues-sur-Mer France

      Tour One will focus upon the 82nd Airborne assault and liberation of Sainte Mere Eglise, a small yet strategically very important town in Normandy's Cotentin Peninsula. Thereafter, the tour will move a short distance to the west and stop at the site of the Battle of La Fiere Bridge, which straddles the Merderet River. Holding this bridge was essential in order to facilitate the establishment of a beachhead at Utah beach and gain sufficient time to for the movement inland of men and materials from there. After a lunch stop, the tour will move along to the west of Omaha Beach at Pointe du Hoc, in order to gain some understanding of the inconceivable bravery of the United States Rangers. The tour will then move on to the United States Military Cemetery at Omaha Beach for the close of day ceremony. The tour will culminate at the gun battery at Longues-sur-Mer. The tour will include a lunch stop, with a super picnic included, and pick up and drop off at a location convenient for you and your companions taking the tour.


      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Carentan, Carentan, Carentan-les-Marais, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

      Important battle site of 101st Airborne.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Graignes, Graignes, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

      Important battle site of 82d Airborne and place of German atrocities.

      Duration: 1 hour

    • Departure Point :
      La Fière, 50480 Sainte-Mère-Église, France
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Pick-up can be arranged on a case by case by basis. We are flexible.Airports
      • Charles De Gaulle Airport, 95700 Roissy-en-France France
      Departure Time :
      8:30 AM
      Return Detail :
      14400 Longues-sur-Mer, France
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    8

    Organised by Dean HARVEY

    Activity ID: V-194340P1

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