Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches Day Trip with Cider Tasting & Lunch from Paris


Embark on a profound journey through history with our Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches Day Trip from Paris. This guided excursion offers a poignant exploration of the beaches where Allied forces landed on June 6, 1944, during World War II. Visit significant sites such as Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, and Pointe du Hoc, gaining insights into the sacrifices made by American soldiers. Enhance your cultural experience with a visit to a 17th-century barn for a traditional cider and calvados tasting, followed by a delectable 2-course lunch at a waterside restaurant. Immerse yourself in the Normandy countryside while listening to tales of bravery and valor from your knowledgeable guide.


  • Guided day trip from Paris to Normandy’s D-Day Landing Beaches.
  • Explore significant sites like Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, and Pointe du Hoc.
  • Visit the Utah Beach Museum with an original B-26 fighter plane on display.
  • Experience a traditional cider and calvados tasting at a 17th-century barn.
  • Enjoy a 2-course lunch at a waterside restaurant in Grandcamp-Maisy.
  • Pay respects at the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer.
  • Gain insights into the events of D-Day at the Omaha Beach Visitor Centre.


  • Expert English-speaking guide providing historical context and narratives.
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Utah Beach Museum.
  • Cider and calvados tasting to savor Normandy’s cultural flavors.
  • Comfortable round-trip transportation from Paris in an air-conditioned coach.


  1. Utah Beach Museum: Begin your journey at the Utah Beach Museum, housed in an original German bunker. Explore the beach where the first American troops landed and learn about Operation Overlord.
  2. Cider and Calvados Tasting: Experience Normandy’s cultural heritage with a visit to a 17th-century barn. Enjoy a tasting of traditional cider and calvados.
  3. Lunch in Grandcamp-Maisy: Delight in a 2-course lunch at a restaurant overlooking the port of Grandcamp-Maisy, featuring local specialties and a glass of cider.
  4. Pointe du Hoc: Visit Pointe du Hoc, a cliff-top German defense that was seized by US troops. Take in the breathtaking views of the English Channel and reflect on the challenges faced by the Allies.
  5. American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer: Pay your respects at the American Cemetery, where almost 10,000 soldiers are buried. Gain a deeper understanding of the sacrifices made during D-Day.
  6. Omaha Beach Visitor Centre: Explore the Omaha Beach Visitor Centre, delving into the stories of the landings that did not go according to plan.

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  • Wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking on uneven terrain.
  • Dress in layers, as the weather in Normandy can be unpredictable.
  • Bring a camera to capture the poignant landscapes and historic sites.


Q: How long is the guided tour, and what is included? A: The guided tour is a full-day experience, including skip-the-line access to the Utah Beach Museum, cider and calvados tasting, a 2-course lunch, and visits to key D-Day Landing Beaches.

Q: Is there free time for independent exploration? A: The itinerary includes designated stops for exploration, and after the guided tour, you may choose to further explore certain sites independently.