BRITISH D-DAY EXPERIENCE - HALF
DAY MORNING GROUP TOUR FROM
Discover the Sword Beach Sector of the Normandy Landing beaches
D-Day Normandy invasion map - which sector does this tour cover?
- Guided tour in English only
- Maximum 15 passengers per tour
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Air-conditioned minivan
- Fully narrated tour
- Free onboard Wi-Fi
- Free time at each stop to take photos
- Highly rated on TripAdvisor
- Featured in the Rick Steve's travel book
These tours sell out fast; please book early to avoid disappointment!
Tour Schedule - Operates from April to October
What You Can Expect
Once we arrive at the locations listed, we will leave the vehicle, and you will receive comprehensive explanations regarding the events that occurred, personal stories and much more. We also allow time for you to have a look around at your leisure to take photos.
Tour Departure Point
Excursions departure point - Place De Quebec in Bayeux
GPS location: 49.275601, -0.700619
Once we have departed Bayeux, we will head off to the British sector of the Normandy landings and show you the sites listed below:
Sword Beach - multiple stops
Follow in the footsteps of some of the brave British soldiers who landed at this site on D-Day to the sound of bagpipes. Together we will learn about the German defenses established here prior to D-Day and how the 3rd British Infantry Division, combined with elements of British Special Forces made this landing a success.
Please note that we stop here for 60 minutes.
The capture of Pegasus Bridge in the British sector has to be the most daring raid on D-Day. The guide will explain the Airborne operation in this area and, why this bridge has been made legendary the world over.
Please note that we stop here for 20 minutes.
Pegasus Bridge Museum (Entrance fee not included in the tour price)
We will stop to at the Pegasus bridge museum and allow you sufficient time to explore on your own. You will be able to walk on the original bridge that was captured by British Paratroopers on D-Day.
Please note that we stop here for 50 minutes and the entrance fee is not included in the price of the tour. Restrooms are available at this stop.
Ranville War Cemetery
Ranville is the final resting place for over 2000 commonwealth soldiers, many of whom you will have heard about earlier in the tour.
Please note that we stop here for 30 minutes.
Things to consider
We want you to have a fantastic experience so please bear these in mind when preparing for your tour:
The weather can be unpredictable in Normandy so dress in layers.
Please wear comfortable walking shoes.
Gratuities will be appreciated.
One last thing!
If you decide to take a tour with us, we will be over the moon. However, even if you don't and decide to choose another company, we are still grateful. Without you, Normandy as a whole would suffer so thank you, thank you, thank you!