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Walking tour of the US Cemetery

Availability: Everyday
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
INSTANT CONFIRMATION
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  • Walking tour at the American Cemetery
  • Learn about the D-Day Landing
  • Perfect tour for History lovers
What to expect

In this guided tour, you will visit the American cemetery with a local guide and learn about the history of D-Day, June 6th,1944. The U.S. Cemetery is a place of reverence, remembrance, and peace. This enormous cemetery, laid out in the style of a Latin cross, is the final resting place for the brave men who went to fight for freedom and what was right. It is not only a burial ground for Americans, but also a handful of other nationalities. In addition to the traditional cross to indicate those of Christian Faith, there are also Stars of David to mark the Jewish lives lost.

Even though the story behind each grave is a sad one, the sacrifice of all deserves to be recognized. Some of them are well-known, such as the three Medal of Honor recipients, three generals (including General Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.), the two Niland brothers (the basis for the movie “Saving Private Ryan”), and the Ollie Reed father and son duo.

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What's included
  • Local Guide (english only)
  • Guided tour inside the cemetery
  • Free access to the cemetery
What's not included
  • Transportation
  • Food/drink
  • Guided tour inside the visitor center
Reduced price
  • Child price (3-9): free
Where

14710 Colleville-sur-Mer, France

Meeting point:

Do NOT go directy inside the visitors' center. Meet your guide 15 minutes before departure outside of the visitors' center building located close to the parking lot of the American Cemetery.

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  • Latecomers can't join the tour nor postpone or get a refund
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When
  • Everyday
    Departure at 11.00am
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Provider
PARIS TOUR GUIDE UTG
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Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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