Top 3 Tours To Normandy For The Normal Traveler

Jul 11, 2014 by     No Comments    Posted under: Blog


Normandy Battlefields Tour – American Sites

 Omaha Beach, D Day Landing Beaches, Norm from Pranav Bhatt

Omaha Beach, D Day Landing Beaches, Norm from Pranav Bhatt

This tour will definitely amaze the tourists who are fascinated with the Second World War’s history. it will allow you to actually visit the beaches where the American forces landed during D-Day. The beaches that are visited during this tour are the Utah Beach and Omaha Beach.

There are also remains of war ships and other fortifications that were built by the Germans to defend against the D-Day attacks at these beaches.

During the tour, you will be given free time to roam around the American Cemetery and Interpretive Center that are located just by the Omaha Beach. It is where the visitors can pay their respects to the fallen heroes that were killed during that unforgettable day.

The tour can cater up to eight people and will give the visitors free hotel pick-up and drop-offs. This tour will cost you about $124.73 where every penny spent will absolutely be worth it. Relive history and book for this magnificent tour to bring back stories and memories from one of the most historic events of the world, D-Day.

For bookings and reservations for this tour, click here.

For hotel bookings and reservations, click here.

 

Private Day Tour of Mont Saint-Michel from Bayeux

 Mont Saint-Michel Castle - HDR from Free HDR & Photomanipulations - www.freestock.ca

Mont Saint-Michel Castle – HDR from Free HDR & Photomanipulations – www.freestock.ca

This is a private tour departing from Bayeaux to one of the most beautiful and wondrous castle of Mont Saint-Michel located just off the shores of Normandy.

First off, you will be picked off from your Bayeux hotel during the mornings and start traveling on to the southwestern part of Normandy. The trip in going to the site would last  for about an hour and a half. During the trip, you will get to enjoy magnificent views of the town that your camera will surely love before you will arrive at the climax point of the tour. Upon arrival at the Mont St.-Michel, which is located on a rocky island by the bay, you will most definitely be amazed due to its magnificent architecture.

You will then follow your tour guide on your way inside to the top of the village where the UNSECO World Heritage-listed Benedictine Abbey is situated. Roaming around the abbey and its ramparts along with a tourist guide that will tell you facts and tales of the place will make you feel like you were actually part of history.

After the tour inside the castle’s premises, you will then be given spare time to drop by the island’s museum or shop for items or roam around the town’s cobble streets or bulk up and dine at its restaurants.

If there would still be sufficient time left on this eight hour tour, you may also tour around the town and discover many wondrous attributes of the island and its people.

As the tour nears to an end by the night, you will then be taken back to Bayeux and remember that this trip has definitely made it to the books!

For as low as $107.40, you may avail of this very unique and special tour around the Mont Saint-Michel and its beautiful town.

For bookings and reservations for this tour, click here.

For hotel bookings and reservations, click here.

 

Private Tour to Bayeux, Honfleur and Pays d’ Auge from Bayeux

 Blue hour in Bayeux from Jim Nix / Nomadic Pursuits

Blue hour in Bayeux from Jim Nix / Nomadic Pursuits

Similar to the previous one, this tour is also a private one. You will start by leaving the town of Bayeux (make sure that you’ve made necessary hotel reservations. Click the link below), you will first drop by the beautiful Bayeux Cathedral which has been standing since 1077, built with Gothic and Roman designs. Its antique designs have been admired by tourists since time memorial, even during the liberation time from World War 2.

There also lies the Bayeux Tapestry which is an embroidered cloth that reaches up to two hundred feet in length. It has been originally placed inside the Bayeux Cathedral but is now found inside the Bayeux Tapestry Museum.

From the Bayeux Tapestry, you will then journey on to the port town of Honfleur where its scenic views of the harbor by an estuary in Seine River will sure to take your breath away. The houses in the town are made up of timber while its backstreets have captured the inspiration of Monet and Courbet in their creation of masterpieces.

The last stop of the tour will take you to Pays d’Auge where you will get to have your fill of tasty food and exquisite dishes. The most famous of all are the apple-based drinks. Among others are the Calvados which is an apply brandy that’s also been a favorite of both locals and tourists alike, wines and ciders that are truly to die  for! Most of all, the creamy Camambert, which has been a delicacy in the region since the eighteenth century will make your taste buds grow wild.

At a rate of $104.40, all of these and more will be enjoyed by the tourists and feel that you were having the best vacation in the entire world touring pretty towns, admiring castles and heart-warming people to make it all extra special.

For bookings and reservations for this tour, click here.

For hotel bookings and reservations, click here.

 



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