FULL-DAY TOUR OF THE D DAY AMERICAN SECTOR (example of program)
Pick-up at your hotel in Bayeux at 9.00 am
Small introduction about D Day
Quick visit of the German Cemetery of La Cambe
Drive to Ste-Mère-Eglise, in the middle of the dropzones of American Paratroopers of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions. Here your guide will explain you what happened and how important their role was. Then a stop at Utah Beach,the less difficult of the five Landing Beaches, but after D Day the US 7th Corps had very hard time fighting inland.
Stop for a simple and quick lunch (at your charge)
Then visit of Pointe du Hoc, where the US 2nd Ranger Battalion had to climb the cliff to go and seize the guns of a German Battery.
Stop on Omaha Beach, the most difficult beach to achieve on D Day. Hear why and how the US 5th Corps succeeded.
Visit of the Normandy American Cemetery on top of the high ground overlooking Omaha Beach.
Drop-off at your hotel in Bayeux around 6.00 pm
350 € guiding without transport
or 550 € with transport up to 6 people and guiding.