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From Bayeux: Normandy D-Day Half-Day Tour by Vintage Sidecar

From Bayeux: Normandy D-Day Half-Day Tour by Vintage Sidecar

From US$ 232.30 per person

Get in an authentic Retro Sidecar and let the Gentleman Sider drive you along the landing beaches for a half-day tour. One sidecar fits one guide and two passengers.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
French, English
Pickup included
Your gentleman Sidercarist will meet at the place of your choice (Bayeux and around Bayeux limitation of 5kms)
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore D-Day by vintage retro motobike sidecar
  • Enjoy a private and local guide that will share tips and anecdotes of history D-Day Landing Beaches
  • Admire places of Arromanches, American cemetery, Canadian beaches
  • Admire the most beautiful views of historic remains and take unbelievable pictures
  • Rediscover the story of the Landing Beaches
Full description
Spend the day visiting four locations over three and a half hours. Visit the Bayeux Tapestry, and learn the history behind it. Then visit the Omaha Beach, known for by its code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, during World War II. Visit Gold Beach located between Port-en-Bessin on the west and La Rivière on the east. High cliffs at the western end of the zone meant that the landings took place on the flat section between Le Hamel and La Rivière, in the sectors code-named Jig and King. Learn how Juno Beach was the responsibility of the Canadian Army, with sea transport, mine sweeping, and a naval bombardment force provided by the Royal Canadian Navy and the British Royal Navy as well as elements from the Free French, Norwegian, and other Allied navies.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottle of water
  • Driver/guide
  • Helmet
  • Gloves and Goggles (if necessary)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Not allowed

    • Baby strollers
    • Luggage or large bags

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    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 4 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Safety
      5/5

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    I booked this excursion because my son (23) and I wanted a different experience, which it really was. Alex, our driver, picked us up at our hotel, explained the route we would take today and off we went. From the start we saw smiley faces at the side of the road, with the two of us with the biggest smile on our face. We went to Arromanches, overlooked Gold- and Omaha beach at Port en Bessin, visited Omaha beach and the American cemetery. Alex explained the history, some anekdotal stories and made the trip personal and very informative. We are no ‘excursion people’ so was hesitant when booking but can really recommend this trip and experience. The trip is a great experience and shows you the Normandy side in a different way For my son and myself. Thanks Alex.

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    August 6, 2021

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    Exceeded our expectations! Would highly recommend.

    June 8, 2019

    July 8, 2019

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