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Normandy Spearhead Tours Private Tours

20 Rue de la Croix Thoy, 14400 Bayeux, France
+33 6 74 18 68 43
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Ranked #20 of 31 Activities in Bayeux
Owner description: Half-day/Full-day tours all year round: D-Day Tours from Paris D-Day Tours from cruise ships...
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Owner description: Half-day/Full-day tours all year round: D-Day Tours from Paris D-Day Tours from cruise ships (Cherbourg, Le Havre, Saint Malo),D-Day Tours from Caen, Bayeux; Pilgrim's Tour: Visiting Mont Saint Michel; Minstrel's Tour: A glimpse of Medieval; Personalized Tours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We took a half-day tour of the American sights in Nov 2014 and saw the German bunkers, American Cemetery, Omaha Beach, and the mulberries. Florin's knowledge is immense and it is clear he has a passion for the subject. We learned more than we imagined and he shared information as we traveled with some very well done visual aids. He... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We took an all day tour with Florin on 12 October, 2014.. We are in awe of Florin's knowledge and expertise of the history of the events of D-day, before and after. His tour exceeded our expectations by far. His passion, presentation, and personality, made the tour a very memorable occasion we will never forget. His preparation is precise and... More 

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Delta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We sailed on the Brilliance of the Seas last month and had a scheduled stop at LeHavre. Prior to the trip we oganized a private tour of the Canadian sector with Florin for ourselves and another couple from Canada. Throughout that process Florin was very responsive to our e-mails and anxious to customize the tour to accomodate our particular needs.... More 

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Florin provided an excellent, in-depth account of D-day. He enhanced his presentation with maps and photos which helped us visualize that historic day. Not only is Florin extremely knowledgeable, he is very personable. He tailored the tour to suite our interests and provided us with a memorable day. We highly recommend him.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were so lucky to have been able to connect with other Canadians that were interested in visiting Normandy on Sept 1, 2014. They had done the research and located Florin at Spearhead Tours and had put together an extremely wonderful tour of Juno Beach, The Juno Beach War Museum, and the other beaches where Canadian Troops landed. Florin picked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We lucked out and were able to book Florin on fairly short notice. I am so glad we found him! There are tours upon tours and I wanted to originally land one that came highly recommended by my favorite EU guide (Rick Steves), but everyone was booked! I found Spearhead Tours via Tripadvisor, my other highly depended upon resource and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We did the full day Neptune A tour with Florin in June 2014. He picked up our group of six at our B&B near St. Mere Eglise and was early and waiting for us. We had asked if he could include Arromanches even though it is normally not part of this tour and he said "no problem". Being a history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

Florin made history come alive for every member of my family (young to old). We toured for two days Neptune "A" and Mont St. Michel. This was the best money spent. We learned more in our two days than ever. Take his tours, you won't be sorry. The days flew by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We were met at Cherbourg by our guide Florin Petre and had a fantastic tour of the Normandy beaches. He made a special effort to locate us even though our cruise ship docked at a different berth than its usual. He also had the flexibility to navigate us thru the Normandy sites so that we could see as many as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable! It was an absolute pleasure to spend the day with him. If he had not been already booked, we would have hired him to take us around some more! He knew all about D-Day and the days following, and World War II in general. He also knows a lot about the local history of... More 

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