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Incredible Tour of the Normandy Beaches and Countryside

My father is a World War II vet and I have always wanted to tour the Normandy Beach area and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Valencia, California, United States
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8 hours flew by

Taking 2 boys (ages 12 and 10) on an 8-hour tour could have been a disaster; however, Rene and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Irvine, California
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Rene van Oirschot, Monica Baan and Ellwood Von Siebold of D-Day Battle Tours will provide you with one of the most memorable Normandy D-Day tours. D-Day Battle Tours offers you a quality choice of World War Two D-Day tours with Normandy tours tailor...more
10 rue Eisenhower, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France
+33 2 33 01 26 12
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My father is a World War II vet and I have always wanted to tour the Normandy Beach area and countryside. I finally got the chance to do so with my husband and another couple who are huge World War Two history buffs. We were...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taking 2 boys (ages 12 and 10) on an 8-hour tour could have been a disaster; however, Rene and Monica did a wonderful job ensuring the boys were engaged on their level. We had 9 people in our group, so we were divided between two...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

We took the one day D-Day tour with Monica and it exceeded our expectations. We had never visited Normandy and were happy to find such a wonderful tour guide. Monica is knowledgeable and had many wonderful stories and pictures to show us that were helpful...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

After researching various WWII tours, we signed up for a private day tour with D-Day Battle Tours and definitely made the right choice! As we were a family of five with our youngest being 6 years old, we wanted to make sure the tour was...More

1  Thank saleedu
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This was my 2nd tour with Monica, the first I did was 3 years ago in a group. This time, it was a private 2-day tour with my father on a "bucket list" trip with him to tour the major WW2 sites of Europe. He...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the U.K. sector. It was fascinating and thorough with a lot of information. Ms Baan was an excellent guide. We (6 in number) all had an enjoyable day. The fee of 100€ per person is not cheap but did include hotel pick up...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

My son and I spent the day with Rene on a private tour after meeting up in historic Carentan. We spent the morning in Sainte Mère Église, and the afternoon at Utah, Omaha, Pointe du Hoc, Normandy American Cemetery, and various sites you’d never see...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We were six adults seeking a tour of the history behind DDay and the beaches of Normandy.We found the ideal guide in Rene van Oirschot. He truly has been a WW ll buff since early childhood and has refined his skills over the years. He...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We did a private tour over a full day with Rene van Oirschot (4 pax). He was truly excellent. My mother in-law has difficulty getting around, so the tour was tailored to her, and Rene even allowed us into his own home to have a...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

While there are many tourist locations where a tour guide is not necessary, this is not one of them. Rene covers a lot of ground in quick time while breaking down a complex piece of history into bite size pieces. We almost didn’t make plans...More

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7 April 2018|
Response from Fifinella44 | Property representative |
I'm sorry we don't do pick ups from Le Havre. Regards, Monica Baan
William W C
7 March 2018|
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Response from RvOBayeux | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your enquiry, but before I can answer your question I need to have some more details: -Which date? -How many people is your group? -Do you want a shared group tour or a private tour? -Do you want a 1, 2 or... More
Ann P
1 May 2016|
Response from DDay-Ellwood | Property representative |
Phone 0033 632 674 915 and speak to Ellwood