Take a Normandy tour from London, offering unique ways to see the D-Day landing sites. Our private tours of the Normandy D-Day landing sites depart from London with a knowledgeable guide. See many
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See the D-Day Landing Sites
Take a Normandy tour from London, offering unique ways to see the D-Day landing sites. Our private tours of the Normandy D-Day landing sites depart from London with a knowledgeable guide. See many of the locations that were part of the D-Day invasion. Choose from a 3 or 4 day private tour from London, with a ferry crossing from Portsmouth to Normandy. Alternatively, take an overnight tour from London including Eurostar train tickets and see the D-Day landing sites on a 1-day tour.
Normandy Tour from London: 3-4 Days
We can arrange a 3 or 4 day Normandy private tour from London. You will visit many of the Normandy beaches, landing sites and locations that are connected with D-Day and the days that followed. Many of these locations are well known from the series ‘Band of Brothers’ and movies such as ‘Saving Private Ryan’ and ‘The Longest Day’.
Below is an outline of a 4-day itinerary. We can also arrange a 3-day itinerary or longer trips. All our Normandy private tours can be customized according to your interests.
Normandy D-Day Landings
On the first day, meet your driver/guide in London who is an expert battlefield historian. Drive to Portsmouth which was at the centre of preparations for the D-Day invading force. After lunch overlooking the Royal Navy Dockyard, board the ferry to cross the English Channel, arriving in Normandy in the evening.
The second day is dedicated to the American Airborne Landings and UTAH Beach. Highlights include St Mere-Eglise which was the first town liberated and a visit to the bridge and causeway at La Fière, fought largely by paratroopers and glidermen from the 82nd Airborne Division. In the afternoon, visit the UTAH Beach area where the US 4th Division landed, and where Brigadier-General Theodore Roosevelt Jr took actions that led to him receiving the Medal of Honor.
On day three, start with a visit to Pointe-du-Hoc where Lieutenant Colonel Rudder’s Rangers stormed the cliffs. Continue to Vierville-sur-Mer where the US 116th Infantry Regiment of the 29th Infantry Division landed. In the afternoon, see Omaha Beach where the US 1st Division landed, followed by visiting the Normandy American Cemetery. End the day at Longues-sur-Mer, the site of the only German artillery battery to retain all its original guns.
On our final day, visit the British Normandy Memorial and drive along GOLD, JUNO and SWORD which were the landing sites of British and Canadian forces. Visit Bénouville which saw the first action of D-Day and its famous Pegasus Bridge. Finally, take the ferry crossing back to Portsmouth, and return to London.
For more information and pricing, please get in touch via the enquiry form at the bottom of the page.
Normandy Overnight Tour from London
Batterie de Longues
Our private Normandy overnight tour from London is fully customizable according to your interests. On the first day travel from London to Paris on the Eurostar train, crossing the English channel. The rest of your first day is spent exploring Paris at your leisure. We can also organize your hotel stay in Paris.
On the second day, your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel. Your Normandy day tour includes:
Drive through the countryside to the village of Ranville. This was the first French village liberated on D-Day. It is also where the famous Pegasus Bridge is located
See Arromanches, where a portable harbour (nicknamed Mulberry Harbour) was tugged over from southern England. It became known as Port Winston, named after Winston Churchill who was closely involved in its conception. 2.5 million men, 500,000 vehicles and 4 million tonnes of supplies arrived via Port Winston
Visit Bayeux, the first city to be liberated in June 1944. See the Bayeux Tapestry, the world-renowned work from the middle ages that recounts the Conquest of England by William, Duke of Normandy. The tapestry is listed in the UNESCO Memory of the World register. The nearby Bayeux Cathedral is a gem of Norman architecture
See Omaha Beach, site of the invasion’s most intense battles. Closeby is the largest of the wartime cemeteries, The Normandy American Cemetry. It featured in the opening scene of Saving Private Ryan
Following your Normandy tour, we will return to Paris Gard du Nord station for your return Eurostar train to London
We can also arrange for you to spend 2 or 3 days touring the D-Day locations in Normandy. For more information and prices, please contact us via the enquiry form at the bottom of the page
Normandy Tour from London by Private Plane
Pointe du Hoc cliffs from air
Take a once-in-a-lifetime trip with this Normandy tour from London by private plane and car. You’ll get to see the D-Day beaches and key locations from the air, as well as a driving tour on land through the Normandy countryside. This exclusive private tour is subject to availability and can be fully customized according to your interests.
Your guide will meet you at your hotel in London, and drive you to Fairoaks airfield in Surrey
Take off from Fairoaks in a twin-engine aircraft, flying over Southern England and crossing the English channel
During the 1-hour flight, your guide will explain, with the help of charts, some of the background to the D-Day landings, including the strategic situation and tactical dilemmas
Land at Cherbourg Airport for an overland tour of the Normandy beaches
Visit Omaha Beach, site of the invasion’s most intense battles. See the Normandy American Cemetery, the final resting place for nearly 10,000 Americans who died on the nearby beaches. See the Pointe du Hoc cliffs, where US Army Rangers scaled 100-foot cliffs under fire in one of D-Day’s most dangerous missions
Stop for lunch at a local fishing port
Visit St. Mere Eglise which was the first town liberated by the Allies. It featured in the film The Longest Day