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“2 adults + 2 teens + Magali = AMAZING!!”
Review of Normandy44 Tours

Normandy44 Tours
Ranked #4 of 44 Tours in Bayeux
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Group tours full day or half day / Private tours on the Landing beaches
Reviewed August 7, 2014

On our recent trip to France we were fortunate enough to enjoy a full day tour with Magali Coulon of Normandy44 Tours. We'd do it again in a heartbeat! Our tour took place on Friday, July 4th. Magali picked us up at our B&B and drove us around the American Sector in her mini-van. She not only explained the events of June 6th, but she gave us background information that helped us to put it in context. Her visual aids of maps and photographs added another terrific dimension to the tour - they really helped us to understand what we were seeing. My husband and I were fascinated and our 18-yr old son and 16-yr old daughter were totally engaged! Magali gave us a some time at each of the sites to explore on our own which you definitely require to take it all in. After touring the American Cemetery at Coleville, Magali brought us to a lovely place where we could buy delicious sandwiches and eat them outside on a picnic table. Perfect! At the end of the day, we were sad to say goodbye to Magali. One of our kids expressed it best, "I wish we could take her with us for the rest of our time here in France!"

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Reviewed August 7, 2014

My wife and I aren't typically "tour" people, but we knew we should call on a professional when visiting a historic place like Normandy. Magali, the owner of Normandy44 Tours, was incredibly informative and generous with her time. We felt like we were on a tour with a family friend. Magali provided excellent explanations and descriptions about what we were seeing and what happened before, during and after D-Day. She also gave us plenty of time to explore the historic sites on our own. Normandy is an emotionally powerful place and we're delighted we were able to explore the region with Magali.

2  Thank MUMM17
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Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I took the half day Normandy tour with Magali - and had an amazing experience. She was extremely knowledgable on the war, the entire Normandy region, of course the battle itself, and the proceeding period. We saw the British sector, Omaha beach, american cemetery, and pointe de hoc. All were breathtaking and learning experiences.

Magali was also very sweet and accommodating by booking our tour last minute, going out of her way to drop off and pick up at convenient locations, offering water and jackets. There was only one other couple touring with us, also Americans.

We would highly recommend Normandy 44 and Magali!!

1  Thank Katherine C
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

This was a trip of a lifetime! When my family decided to visit Paris, there was no way we going to miss a chance to see the D-Day beaches. We wanted the whole experience and a guide that that would not leave anything out. We were so lucky to find Magali. She was waiting for us at the train station as promised. From there, she proved to be a very knowledgeable guide. She has a portfolio with amazing photos and maps of the Allied Invasion. We had our two teenage daughters with us and she included them in everything we did. I wish we could have had more time with her. I couldn't believe all the things we didn't know about that day. We have told everyone that will listen how much this day meant to us. This was the highlight of our European vacation and it was all because of Magali. Merci Magali!

1  Thank Christine C
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Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had a great tour with Magali! Magali was our own personal tour guide for the day. She was very knowledgeable and fun to be around. Not only did we learn a lot about D-Day, we also got to hear first hand what life in France is like. We had a group of four people from Alabama: two adults and two 18 year olds. If we hadn't had a tour guide, we wouldn't have even known what we were looking at. Magali made the beaches and buildings come to life!

1  Thank Jennifer C
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