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D Day Tours B&B

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The Manoir de Founcroup
Wild flowers July 2011
Firing the cannon - just your regular Sunday afternoon...
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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
Private Room
Our prices are based per person per night and we provide a unique fully residential accommodation experience for guests which includes accommodation, breakfasts and evening meals and drinks at the Manor and includes a one or two day guided tour of the D Day beaches and landing grounds. The Manor is a fully restored fortified Norman manor house built in the 16th Century and located on the edge of a tiny hamlet just a few miles from historic Sainte-Mère-Église. Close to the US landing beach of 'UTAH' the Manor saw much action on D Day and also tragedy when 21 American servicemen died just 50 yards from the building. We offer guests the choice of three oak beamed and beautifully decorated rooms - all are en-suite with both showers and baths. The bedrooms overlook the extensive gardens and...Our prices are based per person per night and we provide a unique fully residential accommodation experience for guests which includes accommodation, breakfasts and evening meals and drinks at the Manor and includes a one or two day guided tour of the D Day beaches and landing grounds. The Manor is a fully restored fortified Norman manor house built in the 16th Century and located on the edge of a tiny hamlet just a few miles from historic Sainte-Mère-Église. Close to the US landing beach of 'UTAH' the Manor saw much action on D Day and also tragedy when 21 American servicemen died just 50 yards from the building. We offer guests the choice of three oak beamed and beautifully decorated rooms - all are en-suite with both showers and baths. The bedrooms overlook the extensive gardens and there is an evening terrace for guests to use. The Manor is set in the heart of the 82nd Airborne drop zones where much fierce fighting took place around the property on the 6th June 1944 and details, weapons and memorabilia are on display in the tower armory. More information can be found by visiting our website at dday1944tours. Visit with us - and walk in the footsteps of heroes. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
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3 Full baths
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About the Owner
Ben T
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:82%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2011
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Reviewed August 24, 2019

Ben and Jaye, Whitney and I had the most wonderful experience at your lovely home. The tour allowed us to see D Day and its heroes on a personal basis.We all know about the big picture of this epic battle but you explained and brought...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Trek24140571053
Reviewed July 23, 2019

We booked Ben as a guide and the accommodations at The Manor primarily because of Ben’s reputation as an outstanding local guide, but our experience expanded well beyond our initial expectations. First, you know when you have found a place in the “countryside” when you...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Gary N
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Reviewed July 20, 2019

Our foursome was fortunate to have been informed about Ben Trumble's tour by a relative that has been to Normandy multiple times and stayed with Ben and his wife, Jaye, on two occasions. I am grateful that we were informed! We were on a WWII...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank TedOU1
Reviewed May 20, 2019

This is the ONLY D-Day Tour to take. D-Day literally started across the country road from where you are staying, with the crash of an Airborne transport plane. This tour visits little known sites that played a critical role in battle, giving one a personal,...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank johnsI4481KV
Reviewed May 12, 2019

We were a group of 2 couples who were fortunate enough to arrange to stay with Ben & Jaye for 3 nights and have 2 days of tours. The Manoir is awesome! Beautifully rebuilt home, set in beautifully kept grounds, it was a pleasure to...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank NRMEdgmont
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
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A quiet hamlet of 16th-17th century buildings - rather like Brigadoon - and just 5 minutes west of Sainte Mere Eglise. The Manor would have dominated the area until the last century and was the scene of tragedy on the 6th June 1944.
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