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The D-Day Tour

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(8 hours)
Minibus (8 people max.)
Starts in - Caen train station
Conducted in English French
Duration Of The Tour - 8 hours
$ 134.10 USD / adult
Infants free

An unforgettable one-day trip on the D-Day Landing beaches for visitors staying in Paris and coming to Caen by train ; they can experience the D-Day tour by benefiting of the services of a guide throughout the day. Departure from Paris on the morning return to Paris on the evening. Train ticket is not included in this package-

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The "D-Day" tour includes:

  • Pick-up at the Caen train station on the morning by one of the bilingual guides of Le Mémorial de Caen at 8:57 AM

  • Guided tour of the WWII area at Le Mémorial de Caen

  • Lunch at Le Mémorial de Caen with the guide

  • Guided tour of the D-Day Landing beaches in the afternoon An illustrated handbook (A publication from Le Mémorial de Caen) : "The D-Day Landings"

  • Drop off at the Caen train station at the end of the afternoon

Duration of the WWII area guided visit at Le Memorial de Caen on the morning :

about 2 hrs 1/z (except on Saturday Sunday and Bank Holidays : between 1 and 2 hrs please travel on week days)

 

Duration of the guided tour on the D-Dav Landing beaches on the afternoon : 4 to 5 hrs

Description of the guided tour on the D-Dav Landing beaches :

 

A complete 4 to 5 hours round trip with a bilingual guide from Le Mémorial de Caen in an air-conditioned mini-van including the visit of the following main sites :

 

• The artificial harbor at Arromanches

• The American Military Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer

• Omaha Beach

• The Pointe du Hoc

 

Time schedules of the departure for the guided tour  on the D-Dav Landing beaches :

 

. From 29/01 to 31/03 : departure at 1 pm

. From 01/04 to 30/09 : departure at 2 pm

. From 01/10 to 30/12 : departure at 1 pm

 

Information about the trip by train :

 

The trip from Paris to Caen :

 

The train ticket is not included in this package.

 

It is a direct trip from Paris to Caen (Normandy) and Caen to Paris and lasts between 2hrs and 2hrs1/2.

 

 

 

Time schedule for the "D-Day tour" :

 

On weekdays train departure from the Paris Saint-Lazare station is scheduled at 06:45 am.

Pick-up at the Caen train station is scheduled at 08:57 am.

 

Special time schedules apply on Saturday Sunday and Bank Holidays

On Saturdays pick up at the Caen train station is at 9:57 AM (train departs from Paris Saint-Lazare at 7:55 AM)

On Sundays pick up at the Caen train station is at 10:57 AM (train departs from Paris Saint-Lazare at 8:45 AM)

 

Meeting point with the guide at the Caen train station is defined in the main hall of the station. The guide displays a "Le Mémorial de Caen" sign.

 

Return and drop off to the Caen train station is scheduled between 7:00 and 7:30 pm.

Until the end of March the tour ends at 6:15 PM at the Caen train station. After March the tour will end at 7:15 PM

Visitors have to schedule their train for the return to Paris into these timetables.

 

Please Note If canceled more than 15 days prior to the tour the cancellation fee will be 50%.

For cancellations occurring between 15 and 4 days prior to the tour a 60% cancellation fee will apply. There shall be no refund for tours canceled less than 4 days prior to the tour date.

 

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 Children younger than 3 years old are not allowed on this tour.

Payment and Cancellation policy
  1. Full payment is required at the time of booking.
  2. 80% of the total price will be refunded in case of a cancellation occurring more than 15 days prior to Tour Date. In case of a cancellation occuring closer to the Tour Date, it is to the Tour Operator's discretion to issue a refund, which may be partial or complete. Tours that cannot be confirmed within 2 business days will be refunded in full.
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