With the D-Day beaches stretching over some 55 miles of Normandy coastline, extended again by the airborne operations which secured the flanks of the amphibious assault, it is impossible to gain a full appreciation of the extent of D-Day by spending anything less than at least a few days in the region. However, we do appreciate that many people may find themselves in Paris at some point in their lives, and with the Normandy coastline so tantalisingly close (just less than 200 miles away), they wish to partake in at least a fleeting visit to these incredible sites.
With this in mind we offer a tour which we hope may provide at least a glimpse of this remarkable history. These tours, only ever taking place on a working weekday, are designed and timed to coincide at Carentan railway station for the arrival of the first train out of Paris St Lazare (approximate departure time of just after 7am). These tours provide approximately 7 hours and 30 minutes to tour the American sector of the D-Day battlefields, before concluding back at the railway station at Carentan at approximately 5.45pm for the evening departure by train back to Paris.
The set itinerary for this tour is Ste Mere Eglise, Utah Beach, Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery and Visitor’s Centre.
These tours are priced at £600 for a group of up to 8 people. The tours are only confirmed on receipt of the full fee which is payable in full, in advance by credit or debit card. These tours are non-transferable and non-refundable in case of cancellation by the client (travel insurance is essential, especially as you shall be relaint on the train service to get you to and from Carentan - the trains in France are on the whole very reliable, however we offer no reimbursement of the fee if for whatever reason the trains are cancelled or delayed). The tour fee is fully refundable if for whatever reason we have to cancel your tour.
These tours are not suitable for children under the age of 14.
Please note that we accept reservations for single day tours no sooner than 4 months before the date of the tour.
If you wish to tour sites not listed on this itinerary, or if you wish to commence or conclude your tour anywhere other than Carentan railway station, then I am afraid that we are unable to help other than referring you to a trusted colleague.