Short Tour SWORD BEACH 2, from Colleville sur Orne to Ouistreham :
British and French Commandos
On June 6th 1944, at Colleville sur Orne, landed 2,500 British Commandos under the command of General Lord Lovat. Among them were the 177 Frenchmen of the 1st Bataillon de Fusiliers Marins Commandos. I will tell you how Philippe Kieffer created this unit and what was their mission on D Day and after D Day.
This tour will start at Colleville sur Orne, renamed after the war Colleville Montgomery, where they landed, under intensive German fire, to end at Ouistreham where they had to neutralize a German fortification which was in place of the casino.
Available on request only.
This tour lasts between
2h30 and 3h00
Meeting Point : at the foot of the statue of Bill Millin, avenue de Bruxelles, Colleville Montgomery.
12€ / adult
6€ / child (11 to 18 ) or student
Free under 11
30€ / Family : 2 parents (or 2 adults) + 2 children/students
ONLY ON RESERVATION :
Telephone : 06 18 63 17 35
COVID-19 restrictions : 5 persons maxi, over 10 years old wearing a mask is mandatory