WWII America's D Day Normandy Landings - 3 Day Tour
3 Day
WWII - Americas D-Day
Normandy landings

3 day Tour

WWII - Americas D-Day Normandy landings

An enriching D-Day Tour commencing at Portsmouth Harbour.

Visit the D day museum in Portsmouth to give you a flavour of Operation Overlord D day invasion 6th June 1944.

This extraordinary journey unfolds with a Brittany Ferries voyage from Portsmouth to Caen, offering a poignant connection to the events of D-Day. A comfortable stay at the ibis Caen Centre ensures a restful night before delving into the historic landmarks of Day 2.

From Utah Beach and Sainte-Marie-du-Mont to the poignant Dead Man's Corner Museum, each location encapsulates the valor and challenges faced by Allied forces on June 6, 1944. The tour navigates through pivotal sites such as Sainte-Mère-Église, La Fière, Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach, and the Normandy American Cemetery, providing a profound tribute to the sacrifices made during this pivotal moment in history.

The exploration concludes with a visit to Ouistreham before returning to Portsmouth Harbour, encapsulating the essence of a truly immersive D-Day experience.

Important information: Your preferred drop off and collection point will be agreed with your driver prior to the tour start date.

Tour includes

Price from: £875.00 per day

Tour vehicle

Private chauffeur guide

Free bottled water

Day 1

ibis Caen Centre

Day 2

Utah Beach, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont
Église Saint-Côme et Saint-Damien d’Angoville au Plain,
Dead Man’s Corner Museum,
Sainte-Mère-Église, La Fière,
Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach,
Normandy American Cemetery,

Day 3

Return to Portsmouth

Day 1

D- Day Tour Kickoff in Portsmouth

This unforgettable tour starts at the historic Portsmouth Harbour, home to the Royal Navy.

Portsmouth Harbour, Brittany Ferries Portsmouth
ibis Caen Centre

Embark on an unforgettable D-Day Tour starting at the historic Portsmouth Harbour, home to the Royal Navy, the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard boasts an unparalleled collection of iconic naval ships, a testament to naval history. Don’t miss the chance to explore the Mary Rose Museum, a partner attraction within the dockyard.

Before setting sail with Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth to Caen in Normandy, France, ensure you check in at least 45 minutes before departure. The afternoon voyage promises scenic views and a connection to the events that unfolded on D-Day.

Rest for the night at the ibis Caen Centre, an air-conditioned hotel offering modern comforts and a fitness room, ensuring you’re well-rested for the upcoming day of exploration.

Day 2

Exploring D-Day Landmarks

Begin your day at Utah Beach...

Utah Beach

Begin your day at Utah Beach, one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion on D-Day. Immerse yourself in the history of this pivotal location.

Delve into the courageous efforts of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment and the 3rd Battalion of the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment at ‘zone c’ behind Utah Beach. Witness the challenges they faced in clearing the way for incoming soldiers.

Église Saint-Côme et Saint-Damien d’Angoville au Plain

Visit the 700-year-old church where U.S. Army medics from the 501st regiment, Bob Wright and Ken Moore, set up an aid station amid intense battles between Allied and German forces.

Dead Man’s Corner Museum

Explore the history of the 501st and 506th Parachute Infantry Regiments at Dead Man’s Corner, where a fierce battle unfolded on June 6th, 1944.


Discover the town where 30 paratroopers, including 20 on the church square, landed during the Normandy invasion. Experience the resilience of U.S. forces in the face of German attacks.

La Fière

Pay homage to the 82nd American Airborne Division’s mission to secure bridges over the Merderet River. Visit the ‘Iron Mike’ statue, a tribute to fallen American paratroopers.

Pointe du Hoc

Stand at the prominent cliff that played a crucial role in silencing the German gun battery, allowing Allied ships and soldiers to advance.

Omaha Beach

Reflect on the sacrifices made at Omaha Beach, the largest and most challenging landing site on D-Day, depicted in “Saving Private Ryan.” Witness the U.S. 1st Army’s resilience amid the intense assault.

Normandy American Cemetery

Conclude your day with a visit to the Normandy American Cemetery, honoring the 9,387 military personnel who lost their lives during the D-Day landings.


Explore the small port of Ouistreham, serving as the port of the city of Caen, before returning to Portsmouth Harbour for your onward journey.

Day 3

Return to Portsmouth Harbour


We return to Portsmouth on the overnight ferry.

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