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Destination Normandy - Dominique Fiquet

Destination Normandy - Dominique Fiquet
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Private tours of Normandy sites with a private guide. Born and raised in Normandy, I offer guided visits of the WWII Battlefields. This includes all American and British/Canadian sectors of the D-Day invasion and Battle of Normandy. But DDay is not...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
14000 Caen, France
+33 6 83 19 90 03
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

We spent an amazing day with Dominique.  There were five of us traveling together, so we hired a driver and van to be comfortable and so we could go at our own pace with Dominique's guidance. Dominique has a vast historical knowledge of the war from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank K8Zimmer
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We loved Dominique. Her knowledge of DDay and English language skills made it so easy for us to follow the history of most important time of the 20th century. What really stands out for me was how despite injuring her foot the day before our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Booked this trip online for my brothers and I to visit the Normandy Beaches where my Father landed during the second world war. Dominique has excellent knowledge and gave us in-depth insight to the landings. We were taken to places we would have not considered...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Dominique is an exceptional guide, and made our personalized, day-long tour come alive. She is a fourth-generation resident of Normandy; her stories, including those of her parents and other family members, were fascinating. She communicated with us prior to our day together, identifying specific D-Day...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 355douglash
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I could not have asked or dreamed of a better tour than the one that Dominique gave us. She was so interesting and she knew her stuff. She knew about all aspects of the battles that occured in the area and knew all of those...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank OwenCO
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Dominique is an enthusiastic educator who knows the history of Normandy and of WWII events in Normandy with expertise. She is engaging, personable and fun. Let allowed her to plan the trip starting at Pont du Hoc, and then led us to various site of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SkiBumCFO
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Simply put...amazing! Our two day tour with Dominique was informative, educational, personalized to the areas we requested and perfectly paced. Dominique was a pleasure to tour with, speaks perfect English (with a beautiful French accent) and is incredibly knowledgeable of the Normandy area. Having grown...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Wende A
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Dominique not only owns her business,but also is the one that personally gives each and every tour. This is NOT the case with most tour groups. Dominique, through her lengthy reputation in the Normandy area, has earned her access to areas typically not allowed by...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Brent A
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We did an in-depth full-day your of Omaha Beach. Grandma, parents, and three kids (10, 10, and 11) were all engaged and had a wonderful time with Dominique. She really brought the history to life and we learned so much!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bellyjean47
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We took an all day tour of the Normandy beaches with Dominique in October. Dominique is highly knowledgeable about all aspects of D-Day as well as the cultural history of Normandy (she has a degree in Norman history!). She was flexible and our day with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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19 February 2018|
Response from DestNormandy | Property representative |
All the tours can be adapted to the places you are most interested in and it's totally possible to do a Canadian focused tour. P/U and D/O at hotels or any location of your choice. It's only private tours, there's no one... More
15 February 2017|
Response from DestNormandy | Property representative |
Hello! I cannot give you a link through Trip Advisor but if you enter Destination Normandy Dominique Fiquet in Google search you should be able to find my website and there you have a contact form.