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From Cherbourg: Normandy D-Day Beaches Private Tour

From Cherbourg: Normandy D-Day Beaches Private Tour

In this full-day tour from Cherbourg ( pier or hotel ) you will be picked up at your convenient time with fresh coffee and croissants and you'll spend a full-day on the Normandy WWII sites. First, you'll be in Ste Mère Eglise, the iconic village of the US Airborne, to understand how 14000 paratroopers played a crucial role in preparing the success of this day. You'll visit the Airborne Museum where your guide will explain you in the utmost details the exhibit. Then, you'll head for the hedgerow country where you'll see these terribles natural fences where so many German soldiers could hide and kill during the battle of Normandy. On Utah beach, your guide will explain you why this beach could be so quickly and successfully taken. You'll then enjoy a gourmet lunch on Omaha Beach facing the monument to the Allies, where your guide will explain you in details the battle which took place there 77 years ago. After lunch you'll head for the Pointe du Hoc where you'll see many of the German WWII bunkers taken by the US 2nd Rangers Battalion. Finally, at the Normandy American Cemetery, you'll have to time to visit the site and the Memorial before attending the ceremony of the colors. If time allows you'll also see the Longues sur Mer battery, the last WWII German battery, whose big 150mm guns where shooting on D-Day. You'll be back at your ship at the time you need depending of your ship's schedule.

Cherbourg : City Exploration Smartphone Game

Cherbourg : City Exploration Smartphone Game

Want to discover or rediscover the city of Cherbourg? It's time to explore the city and discover all its mysteries! Are you staying in Normandy or have you always lived here? Explore the town's historic district and stop off in a picturesque setting in the heart of the old town. Your mission? Score as many points as possible! How do you do it? By answering unusual and sometimes timed questions in Cherbourg - and let's hope, without umbrellas this time! The plus? This tour doesn't require you to follow the steps in any particular order, so you can stop and enjoy your visit 100%. The only thing you'll need? A smartphone (and good shoes)!

Normandy - Cherbourg : Custom Perfume Workshop

Normandy - Cherbourg : Custom Perfume Workshop

Unlock the Secrets of Perfume Making at La Saire, Near the D-Day Beaches Immerse yourself in the art of perfume creation at La Saire, nestled near the historic D-Day beaches. Join us for an unforgettable experience where you'll have the opportunity to craft your very own bespoke scent under the guidance of a professional perfumer. At La Saire, you'll sit down at the perfumer's table and let your creativity soar. With the assistance of our expert perfumer, Eugénie and Charles, you'll be provided with pipettes, containers, and a composition guide to aid in the creation of your unique fragrance. Choose from a selection of over 40 different scents, each carefully curated to offer a diverse range of aromatic possibilities. Experiment with various combinations and learn the art of blending scents harmoniously to craft a fragrance that truly reflects your personality and preferences. After perfecting your creation, take home a 30ml bottle of your custom-made perfume as a cherished souvenir of your experience at La Saire. Join us for a one-of-a-kind journey into the world of fragrance, where your imagination knows no bounds. Book your workshop today and embark on a scent-sational adventure at La Saire. We look forward to welcoming you.

Our most recommended things to do in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin

From Cherbourg: Normandy D-Day Beaches Private Tour

From Cherbourg: Normandy D-Day Beaches Private Tour

In this full-day tour from Cherbourg ( pier or hotel ) you will be picked up at your convenient time with fresh coffee and croissants and you'll spend a full-day on the Normandy WWII sites. First, you'll be in Ste Mère Eglise, the iconic village of the US Airborne, to understand how 14000 paratroopers played a crucial role in preparing the success of this day. You'll visit the Airborne Museum where your guide will explain you in the utmost details the exhibit. Then, you'll head for the hedgerow country where you'll see these terribles natural fences where so many German soldiers could hide and kill during the battle of Normandy. On Utah beach, your guide will explain you why this beach could be so quickly and successfully taken. You'll then enjoy a gourmet lunch on Omaha Beach facing the monument to the Allies, where your guide will explain you in details the battle which took place there 77 years ago. After lunch you'll head for the Pointe du Hoc where you'll see many of the German WWII bunkers taken by the US 2nd Rangers Battalion. Finally, at the Normandy American Cemetery, you'll have to time to visit the site and the Memorial before attending the ceremony of the colors. If time allows you'll also see the Longues sur Mer battery, the last WWII German battery, whose big 150mm guns where shooting on D-Day. You'll be back at your ship at the time you need depending of your ship's schedule.

Cherbourg : City Exploration Smartphone Game

Cherbourg : City Exploration Smartphone Game

Want to discover or rediscover the city of Cherbourg? It's time to explore the city and discover all its mysteries! Are you staying in Normandy or have you always lived here? Explore the town's historic district and stop off in a picturesque setting in the heart of the old town. Your mission? Score as many points as possible! How do you do it? By answering unusual and sometimes timed questions in Cherbourg - and let's hope, without umbrellas this time! The plus? This tour doesn't require you to follow the steps in any particular order, so you can stop and enjoy your visit 100%. The only thing you'll need? A smartphone (and good shoes)!

Normandy - Cherbourg : Custom Perfume Workshop

Normandy - Cherbourg : Custom Perfume Workshop

Unlock the Secrets of Perfume Making at La Saire, Near the D-Day Beaches Immerse yourself in the art of perfume creation at La Saire, nestled near the historic D-Day beaches. Join us for an unforgettable experience where you'll have the opportunity to craft your very own bespoke scent under the guidance of a professional perfumer. At La Saire, you'll sit down at the perfumer's table and let your creativity soar. With the assistance of our expert perfumer, Eugénie and Charles, you'll be provided with pipettes, containers, and a composition guide to aid in the creation of your unique fragrance. Choose from a selection of over 40 different scents, each carefully curated to offer a diverse range of aromatic possibilities. Experiment with various combinations and learn the art of blending scents harmoniously to craft a fragrance that truly reflects your personality and preferences. After perfecting your creation, take home a 30ml bottle of your custom-made perfume as a cherished souvenir of your experience at La Saire. Join us for a one-of-a-kind journey into the world of fragrance, where your imagination knows no bounds. Book your workshop today and embark on a scent-sational adventure at La Saire. We look forward to welcoming you.

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We thoroughly enjoyed our private 8-hour trip to follow the airborne troops and Utah Beach landings. Willem was a very knowledgeable guide and spoke English very well. We would definitely do another D-Day tour with him in the future! He makes it very personable and will take you on a set itinerary or customize it. We were present during the D-Day festivities in June and we even stopped to see a demonstration of the US Army 101st air assault capabilities as part of the experience when we discovered it was happening in the area! Thank you for a great day!