Embark on a jeep tour to discover the history of D-Day. Our 2 hour Jeep Tour is an opportunity for you to live a unique experience on the History of the Normandy Landing. Departing from Sainte-Mère-Eglise or Carentan, we will follow the same paths as the American soldiers in 1944. The Jeep is a real opportunity to venture into the Normandy countryside to understand the true history of the Battle of Normandy. Accompanied by a local guide, you will travel through Normandy between the marshes, the sea and the bocage. Discover the history of the American paratroopers of the 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions but also the history of the men who landed on Utah Beach on June 6th 1944. From the beginning of the war to the liberation of France and Europe, the history of the Second World War will have no more secrets for you. We focus our tours on the personal stories of the soldiers and civilians who lived through this tragic time in our history. Our guided tours are a way to never forget the sacrifice of these men and women who contributed to our freedom.
JEEP TOUR : 2 OFFERS
JEEP TOUR “D-DAY” SAINTE MERE EGLISE
Starting from Sainte-Mère-Eglise, this 2-hour jeep tour allows you to understand the history of the American paratroopers, in particular the 101st Airborne, who landed a few hours before D-Day. The tour takes you through the countryside and marshes, with a stop at Utah Beach, where 23,000 American soldiers landed on June 6, 1944.
The tour includes stops at several historic sites featured in the Band of Brothers series.
JEEP TOUR « BAND OF BROTHERS » – CARENTAN
Starting from the D-Day Experience in Saint-Côme-du-Mont, this 2-hour jeep tour allows you to discover the history of these “brothers in arms”, and the importance of the Battle of Carentan in the advance of the front.
The Bellenau castle, Hell’s corner, the Barquette locks or the Purple Heart Lane are some of the sites you will discover in order to understand the strategic importance of the Battle of Carentan.
This visit is recommended if you already have some knowledge of the history of the Normandy landings and the airborne units.
Departure & Arrival : Sainte-Mère-Eglise / Carentan
Duration of the tour : 2 hours
Visit Schedule : 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Number of persons : From 1 to 3 people per Jeep.
Vehicle : Jeep Willys
Meeting place : On the parking between the church and the airborne museum, on the left of the building “centre paroissial”.
Language : French or English or Dutch
170€ per Jeep (Up to 3 people)
POSSIBILITY OF COMBINING SEVERAL JEEPS