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D-Day Battle Tours

10 rue Eisenhower, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France
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Very good ... at a price

We visited the U.K. sector. It was fascinating and thorough with a lot of information. Ms Baan... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
robin m
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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DDay Private Tour

My son and I spent the day with Rene on a private tour after meeting up in historic Carentan. We... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
charles r
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Rene van Oirschot, Monica Baan and Ellwood Von Siebold of D-Day Battle Tours will provide you with one of the most memorable Normandy D-Day tours. D-Day Battle Tours offers you a quality choice of World War Two D-Day tours with Normandy tours tailor made to match your time schedule and level of interest. D-Day Battle Tours is an established tour company located in the centre of Sainte Mere Eglise, Normandy. We aim to provide a battlefield tour experience which is informative, flexible and memorable for you and your group.
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10 rue Eisenhower, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the U.K. sector. It was fascinating and thorough with a lot of information. Ms Baan was an excellent guide. We (6 in number) all had an enjoyable day. The fee of 100€ per person is not cheap but did include hotel pick up...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

My son and I spent the day with Rene on a private tour after meeting up in historic Carentan. We spent the morning in Sainte Mère Église, and the afternoon at Utah, Omaha, Pointe du Hoc, Normandy American Cemetery, and various sites you’d never see...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

We were six adults seeking a tour of the history behind DDay and the beaches of Normandy.We found the ideal guide in Rene van Oirschot. He truly has been a WW ll buff since early childhood and has refined his skills over the years. He...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

We did a private tour over a full day with Rene van Oirschot (4 pax). He was truly excellent. My mother in-law has difficulty getting around, so the tour was tailored to her, and Rene even allowed us into his own home to have a...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

While there are many tourist locations where a tour guide is not necessary, this is not one of them. Rene covers a lot of ground in quick time while breaking down a complex piece of history into bite size pieces. We almost didn’t make plans...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

My wife and I were on vacation France, and I insisted on seeing the D-Day sites. After researching tours, we settled on this tour. Rene was our tour guide, and also the owner of the company. We had a private tour and it was an...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2017

If you only have a day or two for visiting Normandy, you should go on this tour. We selected this Normandy WWII tour after hearing a Rick Steves interview with Ellwood Von Siebold who conducts tours for this company. We were fortunate to sign up...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

We booked a 2-day tour with DDay Battle Tours. Rene was our guide and he shared a wealth of knowledge about the many battles of the Normandy invasion. Rene participates in re-enactments of the parachute drops and shared that experience with us. Rene added so...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017

We had a day planned to see the sights at Normandy only to be surprised that our four person tour promise turned into a 6 person tour which meant we had to go way out of our way to pick up more customers. We did...More

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RvOBayeux, Owner at D-Day Battle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Hi Susan, Very disappointing seeing you leaving this comment here and can't believe reading this here! We had to pick you up at Le Havre cruise terminal and your group as 6. We asked if it was OK if 2 others joined. This was fine...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

One of the Highlights of our trip to France. Our tour guide, Rene, shared his vast knowledge of the D-Day Battle mixing interesting anecdotes with historical details for a truly memorable, profound experience.

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ladyazerae
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Fifinella44 | Property representative |
I'm sorry we don't do pick ups from Le Havre. Regards, Monica Baan
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William W C
March 6, 2018|
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Response from RvOBayeux | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your enquiry, but before I can answer your question I need to have some more details: -Which date? -How many people is your group? -Do you want a shared group tour or a private tour? -Do you want a 1, 2 or... More
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anyap349
April 30, 2016|
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Response from DDay-Ellwood | Property representative |
Phone 0033 632 674 915 and speak to Ellwood
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