We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
None

Normandy Beaches Half-Day Trip from Bayeux

Highlights
  • Afternoon tour to Normandy’s battlefield beaches from Bayeux
  • Hear about the events of World War II and the D-Day landings from your guide
  • Walk the lunar landscape of Pointe du Hoc
More
Normandy Beaches Half-Day Trip from Bayeux
From $81.20
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travelers
Normandy Beaches Half-Day Trip from Bayeux
From $81.20
Overview
Enhance your experience of Normandy and its intriguing historical heritage on a half-day tour of Pointe du Hoc and Omaha Beach from Bayeux. Delve into the turbulent past of the region with a knowledgeable guide and visit renowned D-Day battlefield sites situated on Normandy’s picturesque coastline. Pay tribute to fallen soldiers at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial and browse the exhibitions in the informative visitor center. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to only eight people.
What to Expect
Depart from Bayeux in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and travel along the picturesque Norman coast to Pointe du Hoc, a German battery devastated by US soldiers on D-Day. Listen as your guide offers fascinating narration of the bloody battles that occurred here, and then capture photographs of fortification remnants blown to pieces by destructive bombs. 
Return to the vehicle for the short drive to Omaha Beach and delve into the dramatic procession of D-Day events that unfolded on this beach. Stop at two points at either end of the sandy stretch to appreciate the scale of the expanse and then head to Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial to pay tribute to fallen American soldiers. Feel emotionally stirred as you stroll around Europe’s largest American cemetery and then venture to the Normandy American Cemetery Visitor Center to enrich your knowledge of the region’s history. 
Browse exhibits that speak eloquently of the events that took place on Omaha Beach; listen to personal stories, narrative texts and interactive displays and appreciate the insightful nature of the museum. 
Return to your vehicle after the explorative tour and then relax during the journey back to Bayeux.
Reviews (820)
1 - 5 of 22 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great for History Nerds

We had a great time exploring the sites, and even though it was November, the weather was pretty sunny. Our guide, Adrien, was extremely knowledgable and also a native to the region. He had lots of insight on how the war affected his own family....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Madisen R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The Perfect 1/2 day Tour

Excellent. We did the half day tour and the time was perfect. Had two other couples in our group.Our guide, Adrian was so knowlegable. Would highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cathy0913
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Normandy 1/2 Day tour

We did the 1/2 day tour which was perfect because we had the morning to tour around Bayeux see the tapestry and the town. Highly recommend doing a guided tour otherwise; you're just looking at a beach and you won't get the history or descriptions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark P
Reviewed November 1, 2018
Gold Beach Tour

As no one else had booked this particular tour on our chosen day, we were essentially give a private tour of the Gold Beach sector of Normandy. Stunning views of the German gun emplacements and observation post. A pleasing surprise was the guide's information regarding...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chefvogts
Reviewed October 30, 2018
Right size tour.

Our guide, Oliver, was knowledgeable, accommodating and fun. A half day was about right--since this is pretty heavy stuff.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 2333FarMor
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Lakshmi_ljk
October 16, 2018|
Answer
Response from Bbmizrahi | Reviewed this property |
Dogs were not on the beaches; not sure if it’s pet friendly . I would google the question and then go from there. Especially if you aren’t taking an escorted tour , it may be allowed to take your dog.
0
Votes
retiredtotexas
June 11, 2018|
Answer
Response from Parkerpeep1 | Reviewed this property |
We did a half-day tour that started at 1:00 and ended about 5:30-6
0
Votes