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D-Day Battle Tours

10 rue Eisenhower, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France
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Outstanding tour - Rene is simply excellent

We did a private tour over a full day with Rene van Oirschot (4 pax). He was truly excellent. My... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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New York City, New York
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While there are many tourist locations where a tour guide is not necessary, this is not one of... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
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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 made to match your time schedule and level of interest. D-Day Battle Tours is an established tour company located in the centre of Sainte Mere Eglise, Normandy. We aim to provide a battlefield tour experience which is informative, flexible and memorable for you and your group.
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10 rue Eisenhower, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 2 February 2018

My wife and I were on vacation France, and I insisted on seeing the D-Day sites. After researching tours, we settled on this tour. Rene was our tour guide, and also the owner of the company. We had a private tour and it was an...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you only have a day or two for visiting Normandy, you should go on this tour. We selected this Normandy WWII tour after hearing a Rick Steves interview with Ellwood Von Siebold who conducts tours for this company. We were fortunate to sign up...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We booked a 2-day tour with DDay Battle Tours. Rene was our guide and he shared a wealth of knowledge about the many battles of the Normandy invasion. Rene participates in re-enactments of the parachute drops and shared that experience with us. Rene added so...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had a day planned to see the sights at Normandy only to be surprised that our four person tour promise turned into a 6 person tour which meant we had to go way out of our way to pick up more customers. We did...More

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RvOBayeux, Owner at D-Day Battle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hi Susan, Very disappointing seeing you leaving this comment here and can't believe reading this here! We had to pick you up at Le Havre cruise terminal and your group as 6. We asked if it was OK if 2 others joined. This was fine...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

One of the Highlights of our trip to France. Our tour guide, Rene, shared his vast knowledge of the D-Day Battle mixing interesting anecdotes with historical details for a truly memorable, profound experience.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We so much enjoyed our tour with Renee. He is very knowledgeable of the events related to the D-Day invasion and engaged us with personalized stories from soldiers along the way. Renee lives in one of the villages impacted by D Day and has built...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

My teenage son and I did a private 2 day tour, which I HIGHLY recommend. I had worked with Monica on all the pre trip logistics, and Rene was our guide - both were fantastic. So many important sites aren't well marked (this ain't Gettysburg...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

From the pick up at the hotel to the drop off we found Rene to be personable and knowledgeable. He put a complicated day into perspective and added personal stories of people involved to tie it all together. Great tour and a special day.

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ladyazerae
7 April 2018|
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Response from Fifinella44 | Property representative |
I'm sorry we don't do pick ups from Le Havre. Regards, Monica Baan
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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
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anyap349
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Response from DDay-Ellwood | Property representative |
Phone 0033 632 674 915 and speak to Ellwood
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