We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours

Review Highlights
an absolute necessity

to see first hand the terrain we thought we saw in Saving Private Ryan etc is blown away - the... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018

Spent a week with Francois as our guide for a group of 16. He could not have been more informative... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Orange County, California
via mobile
Read all 83 reviews
All photos (36)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“day tour”(15 reviews)
“his knowledge”(6 reviews)
Normandy D-Day Beaches tour, Guided tour of Omaha Beach,American Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc, Utah Beach, Ste Mere Eglise. Cruise ship shore Excursions from Normandy Ports, Private tour, Schedule group tour from Bayeux, we have a full range of vehicles...more
13 rue Montfiquet, 14400, Bayeux, France
+33 2 31 22 35 68
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Bayeux
from US$ 126.53
More Info
from US$ 69.01
More Info
from US$ 108.48
More Info
from US$ 126.53
More Info
Reviews (83)
Filter reviews
72 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews day tour his knowledge interesting tour first hand normandy area francois guide information sites ranger french
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 72 reviews
Reviewed 13 November 2018

to see first hand the terrain we thought we saw in Saving Private Ryan etc is blown away - the Rangers who scaled those walls to reach German positions were brave, strong and determined- those odds they were up against were ridiculous but they did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Explorer550338
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Spent a week with Francois as our guide for a group of 16. He could not have been more informative and insightful. Would recommend him for a one day visit to the WW II sites or an extended visit we had throughout Normandy. The Best...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Explorer729683
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We had a full day tour with Francois and he managed to pack so much information into the many sites we visited. We would highly recommend Francois as he will customize the sites you are interested in and add some of the locally known locations....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pumpkinpatch61550
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I could visualise the sea of boats coming across the channel, from historical photos there are no changes to the whole area. Poignant.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dane C
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Interesting tour, but you needed to know a fair bit of D-Day history beforehand. We would liked to have seen more of some and less of other parts of the tour. A little rushed or maybe we didn't get lucky with the guide.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Totrue B
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Excellent one day tour with Guillaume at Normandy DDay Tours. Excellent guide, great sense of humor, spent 10 years in (French) military. We had 6 people - 2 of whom had a broad base of knowledge of D-Day and Guillaume was excellent! Would definitely go...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank grb7649
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Francois Gauthron made our day tour of the Normandy Beaches, two of the adjoining cemeteries and several other points of interest (Pegasus Bridge, coastal gun emplacements, vantage points etc.) an absolutely enthralling, interesting and very informative day - not without its very evocative moments when...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank IvantheOrgan
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Francois Gauthron is a very knowledgeable and experienced guide. The day tour around Europe Battlefields was brilliant. We had 21 of us in our group who Francois held all their attention all day guiding us to the D Day beaches, cemetery's and German Bunkers. He...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank 417anilv
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Organising a tour of 18 retired people to visit the D Day landings was always going to be a challenge. It was imperative that we found a guide that who was not only knowledgeable but could explain simply the history, but embellish with many interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 21 July 2017

My girls (age 8 and 10) remarked that Francois Gauthron was one of the greatest highlights of our month long trip to Europe where we visited 5 countries. Thank you again for your deeply moving and comprehensive tour and history of the D-Day battles and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank marilynhigikincaid
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 22 nearby hotels
Hotel Mogador
112 reviews
.13 km away
Hotel d'Argouges
1,497 reviews
.17 km away
Le Saint-Patrice
57 reviews
.19 km away
Hotel de la Gare
31 reviews
.37 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 106 nearby restaurants
Au Louis d'Or
352 reviews
.55 km away
Chez Paulette
269 reviews
.55 km away
Confiserie Reine Mathilde
123 reviews
.48 km away
Le Pommier Restaurant
1,145 reviews
.55 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 84 nearby attractions
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
3,429 reviews
.58 km away
Musee Baron Gerard
284 reviews
.57 km away
Eglise Saint-Patrice de Bayeux
71 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines