As a customized excursion, select your schedule, with 3, 4 sites to discover.
Our D. Day Landing sites suggested are:
Pointe du Hoc : one of the must-see attractions on Normandy landing beaches. Hoc Point is a 30-meter high cliff. Strategic point of the Atlantic Wall, the site of Pointe du Hoc was stormed on the morning of June 6, the DDay, by the Rangers Colonel Rudder. During your visit, you can discover what was a battery of artillery with its position of shooting direction, its case-mates, its shelters.
American Cemetery : Unmissable during your visit, it brings together the graves of 9,387 fallen soldiers, the chapel, the memorial and the garden of the disappeared. Great moment of emotion.
Overlord Museum : A unique exhibition of more than 10,000 pieces including 35 tanks, guns, artillery pieces of the Battle. Relive the landing step by step at the heart of a staging and life-size reconstructions.
Arromanches Artificial Harbour : Mulberry Port is an artificial port set up on the Arromanches beach. Its objective was to bring necessary provisions to Allied troops to see the Battle of Normandy through to the end.
Longues Sur Mer – German gun battery: This German Coastal Defense Battery includes a fire command post and four case-mates each housing their original 150mm guns.
Landing beaches On the morning of June 6, 1944, Allied forces landed on five different beaches.
Omaha Beach : Omaha Beach is 5 miles long. The weather conditions and the force of the water currents made the operation particularly dangerous. This American landing was particularly bloody, it bears the nickname "Bloody Omaha".
Utah Beach : the objective of this us zone beach was to gain control over the Port of Cherbourg.
Juno Beach : One of the most fortified beaches, Canadian and British infantrymen landed here.
Gold Beach : A great victory for the British troops who landed here late because of the tide.
Sword Beach : the only D-Day beach where French troops landed with 300,000 British soldiers.
Sainte Mère l’Eglise : One of the first missions of the American paratroopers. During his descent, soldier John Marvin Steele was shot in the foot and got his parachute lines fouled in the church steeple for two long hours.
Local Products Tasting: Discover the local specialties with an authentic tasting. Apples, cider, calvados, from the orchard to the glass, discover the know-how of the producers of Calvados.
Other suggestions : Canadian Cemetery, Pegasus Bridge, Ardennes Anney, German Cemetery…