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The Basics

Guided tours of the five D-Day beaches—Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Gold Beach, Juno Beach, and Sword Beach—run from Bayeux, Caen, Le Havre, Carentan, and Paris, and often include visits to other Normandy battlefields such as Pointe du Hoc, Arromanches, and Pegasus Bridge. For a more personalized experience, opt for a private or small-group tour and choose to focus on the American, Canadian, or British sites and memorials.

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Normandy D-Day Small-Group Day Trip with Omaha Beach, Cemetery & Cider Tasting
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Normandy D-Day Small-Group Day Trip with Omaha Beach, Cemetery & Cider Tasting
$229.60 per adult
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Seeing the sand cliff...
Seeing the sand cliff that the rangers had to scale, I can't even imagine how in the world they were able to do that. Seeing the craters in the ground from the shelling was surreal.
Samarn_V, May 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Bayeux

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Great D-Day Tour
David_V, May 2022
Utah & Omaha Beaches D-Day Group Tour from Bayeux
We went in middle of May. Bring a warm jacket because it’s windy and cold in the morning off the beach. You see and learn a lot on this tour. Jordan was an excellent guide. We were a group of 18 and the Mercedes van was plenty big enough for us all. Highlights are Omaha beach, Pointe Hawk, Saint-Marie Englise, Paratrooper museum and the cemetery which was very emotional and humbling. Omaha beach was too. Utah beach was cool too.
star-5
Excellent tour!
Louis_R, May 2022
Utah & Omaha Beaches D-Day Group Tour from Bayeux
Omaha Beach, American Cemetery, Airborne Museum Jordan is a VERY good tour guide! We’ll worth the money!
star-5
Jordan was Terrific!
Julio_R, May 2022
Utah & Omaha Beaches D-Day Group Tour from Bayeux
The entire day was terrific. Jordan was a great and friendly guide. It is a unique experience. The Cemetery takes your breath away. We owe a tremendous thank you to our brave fellow citizens who perished fighting for freedom!
star-4
A must see
Joelle_T, May 2022
D-Day Omaha Beach Area Morning or Afternoon Group Tour from Bayeux
Taps at the American Cemetery is something American should experience. During the difficult time we are living through, it is vitally important to remember our past.
star-5
Exploring D-Day in Normady
David_A, May 2022
Utah & Omaha Beaches D-Day Group Tour from Bayeux
Jordan did a great job as tour guide. He wove the experience together with stories and shared maps and photos to make the history come alive. I would highly recommend this tour and this guide!
star-5
Excellent tour
Anonymous, May 2022
D-Day tour - Utah Beach & Omaha Beach - suitable as a day trip from Paris
Information at each site was very interesting, more time at the museum would have been nice. Overall excellent experiencez
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D Day Tour
Kim_G, May 2022
D-Day tour - Utah Beach & Omaha Beach - suitable as a day trip from Paris
Jordan was very knowledgeable and a great guide for our tour! Visiting the American Cemetery was impactful and sobering. A must visit experience for anyone!
star-5
Day trip to Normandy
Julie_H, May 2022
Normandy D-Day Small-Group Day Trip with Omaha Beach, Cemetery & Cider Tasting
The tour was well organized. Brynn was an excellent guide ane extremely proficient with the history of the war and the sites we visited.
star-5
Remarkable Normandy Coast
Dan_L, May 2022
Normandy D-Day Small-Group Day Trip with Omaha Beach, Cemetery & Cider Tasting
Our tour guide, Sara, with Blue Fox Travel, was amazing!! Her knowledge of the area and events was superb! She was so accommodating of our desires, The Normandy coast was beautiful, and the stories of the events which happened made the tour very poignant and humbling.
star-5
Absolutely amazing, informative, and solemn
Jim_R, May 2022
Normandy D-Day Small-Group Day Trip with Omaha Beach, Cemetery & Cider Tasting
Being on Omaha Beach where my father landed during the DV invasion.., Sarah was a wonderful guide.. Entire experience was amazing.
star-5
Great fun and interesting
Mindy_L, May 2022
Omaha Beach Half-Day Trip from Bayeux
Loved the history!! Tour was fantastic!! The time flew by!! Very moving! Small group size was perfect. Loved the whole thing!
star-5
An impactful and memorable day. Made me proud of what Americans had done during The War.
Matt_H, May 2022
Normandy D-Day Small-Group Day Trip with Omaha Beach, Cemetery & Cider Tasting
Our guide, Olivier, had not only tremendous knowledge about D-Day and the story, but imparted it with great passion. His storytelling of the individuals and the sacrifices was spellbinding. Omaha Beach Cemetery and hearing Taps while there will be a forever memory.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Most tours visit WWII cemeteries and memorials, so it’s important to dress and act respectfully.

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes to explore the battle ruins and beaches.

  • Some tours are wheelchair accessible, but it’s best to check in advance with your tour operator.

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How to Get There

Omaha Beach is located along the coast of Normandy in northern France, 15 miles (24 kilometers) northwest of Bayeux. Although buses run to the beach from Bayeux, the easiest way to visit is by private transportation or as part of a guided tour. The American Cemetery lies above the beach, from where a long walkway heads down to the beach itself.

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When to Get There

Tours run to Omaha Beach year-round, but it can get busy during peak summer season. If you’re visiting in July and August, try to arrive early morning or early evening to avoid the large groups of day-trippers. The most moving time to visit is during the annual D-Day Festival, which commemorates the anniversary of the Allied Landings with a program of memorials, parades, and beachside picnics.

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The D-Day Landings

Omaha Beach was the location of one of the most significant battles World War II. On June 6, 1944, American troops were given the task of securing Omaha Beach as part of a strategy to land Allied troops along five points on the coast of Normandy—an operation code-named D-Day. Due to unforeseen tidal forces and stronger than expected German defenses, the American soldiers suffered massive losses—2,400 casualties in a day of bloody fighting. However, the landing was eventually successful with 34,000 troops securing the area for the Allies, and thus beginning the end of the war.

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Omaha Beach
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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