Normandy tours offer a way to experience this lovely part of Northern France, and to see the many Normandy D-Day sites, cemeteries, monuments and attractions. Besides the World War II history, Normandy is also a beautiful region with miles of beaches. Here is a list of Normandy tours.
This is the ultimate tour, covering Normandy as well as other popular Northern France attrctions like St. Malo, Mont St. Michel and the picturesque Chateau Country. At the beaches of Normandy you will pass the landing beaches of Omaha and visit the American D-Day cemeteries of Saint-Laurent and Arromanches.
This Normandy tour takes visitors to the American cemeteries in Coleville amd Arromanches, as well as Omaha and Juno beaches. The tour goes as far as Pointe du Hoc, well-known for the assault of the heroic Rangers. Tour attendees will see the notorious Omaha Beach, and the ruins of the Arromanches' artificial harbor.
This tour, about 14 hours start to finish from Paris, hits the major attractions and sights in Normandy. Tour-goers will see the mahor D-Day sites, and ride along June and Gold Beaches. Lunch is overlooking Arromanches beach, and the day tour includes a visit to the Omaha Beach Museum.
This Normandy tour hits the key Canadian sights and attractions. The tour stops at Juno Beach Center, the only museum in the Canadian sector. Tour-goers will also see the fishing and leisure port of Courseulles-sur-Mer, which was liberated by the Canadian forces in the early hours of D-Day. The Canadian Cemetery near the villages of Beny-sur-Mer and Reviers is another highlight, next to where the 3rd Canadian Division landed. Over 2000 Canadian, British and French soldiers are buried here. The tour also stops at Ardenne Abbey, where Canadian prisoners of war were executed by the child soldiers of the Hitler Youth Division.
This British themed Normandy tour will hit the landing sites in Ouistreham on Sword Beach, as well as Pegasus Bridge ca[tured on D-Day by elements of the 6th Airborne Division. The Museum at Pegasus Bridge highlights the British 6th Airborne Division assaults and the landing of the troops on Sword Beach. The tour also visits the Hillman Bunker complex. just outside the village of Colleville-Montgomery, known prior to 1944 as Colleville-sur-Orne. It was here that the Germans surrendered to the 1st Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment. The tour also visits the Commonwealth Cemetery of Hermanville, with the bodies of 1,005 soldiers, mostly English, but also Canadians, Australians and French.