Enjoy a full day to relive all instants that made Normandy, on June 6th, 1944, the most important battlefield of the 20th century history. From Bloody Omaha to Gold Beach, you will get your fill of emotions, through various sites, on the roads taken by our liberators during the Overlord Operation, while appreciating the story of our guides.
The Pointe du Hoc battlefield, which remained intact after the rangers’ assault, will carry you away to the heart of the fierce battle conducted by the first wave on the orders of the colonel Rudder.
The American Cemetery will get you closer to these young men and women who left their native land to die in France, in Normandy, one morning of June 1944. 9,387 graves and 1,557 names of disappeared soldiers for ever engraved in a monument will remind you the ultimate debt of future generations.
Your will leave your footprints in the sand of Omaha beach in an historic dimension near the 3,000 American soldiers who sacrificed their life in the assault of the 5th Corps made of the “Blue&Grey” 29th Infantry Division as well as of the First Infantry Division, better known as the “Big Red One”.
The Longues-sur-Mer gun battery with its defenses that bear the marks of the fierce combats that were given by British troops of the “Devonshire” Regiment to neutralize 155 mm artillery guns. These remnants will remind you of the times of occupation as well as those of the construction of the Atlantic Wall ordered by Rommel.