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Amazing knowledge with a personal connection

Florin is not only a walking encyclopedia of D Day and the battles of Normandy, but he also has... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ringoes, New Jersey
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We had the privilege of taking the D-Day American Normandy tour with Florin Petrie. We had a group... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alpharetta, Georgia
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Half-day/full-day tour formulas (all year round): D-Day tours from Paris, D-Day tours from cruise ship (Cherbourg, Le Havre, Honfleur), D-Day tours from Caen and Bayeux; Tours to Mont Saint Michel; Personalised tours; Gastronomy tours
20 rue de la Croix Thoy, 14400, Bayeux, France
+33 7 78 64 74 31
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Florin is not only a walking encyclopedia of D Day and the battles of Normandy, but he also has many stories of the personal experiences of individual participants in the war. A lover of history and an avid reader, he brings many interesting and insightful...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the privilege of taking the D-Day American Normandy tour with Florin Petrie. We had a group of 8 from a cruise ship and he took care of all elements of the day from soup to nuts. He was incredibly professional and brought the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent a full day with Florin and couldn't be happier. I'm a WWII buff and have read a LOT of books about the subject but there's no substitute for seeing things up close. Florin was recommended by a friend who booked...More

Thank CardsFanIowa
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We booked with Florin Petrie of Spearhead Tours. It was an excellent tour both of the Neptune 2 tour booked and our visit to Mont St. Michel.He picked us up at our hotel and provided an excellent day of touring. His van was very comfortable...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Stop researching and book this tour. Our tour with Florin and Spearhead tours was the absolute highlight of our entire trip. We learned so much about the invasion and saw more than we ever could on our own. After one day with Florin, we had...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We arrived in Cherbourg by ship and had this tour arranged ahead of our arrival. This was an amazing tour. Florin was very personable, knowledgeable and interesting to listen to. His English was perfect and his depth of history in these areas was incredible. This...More

Thank 475julianb
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Great tour. Florin knows his stuff, and did an excellent job of working in individual stories to add life to the history. He also accommodated additional travel request. 5+ stars.

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Our guide Florin was very knowledgeable and professional. He helped us really picture those brave men who came across the beaches and climbed the cliffs during June 1944 as well as led us through the amazing world of Mount St. Michel. Our guide's language skills...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We joined several couples from our cruiseship on this tour with guide/owner Florin. It was one of the true highlights of our trip. Florin was both amazingly informative, and gracious to each one of us. I truly learned so much from him about an event...More

Thank gr8smile
Reviewed 16 May 2018

tours. We found Spearhead Tours and liked what they had to offer. We also read reviews on TripAdvisor and contacted Florin via email to firm up the details. We wanted a tour that was specific and relevant to Canadian Troops. Florin was very willing to...More

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19 May 2018|
Response from spearhead_trs | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting me. Another cruiser has already inquired about a similar tour from Le Havre. I would be glad to put you in touch with this person but I cannot post his e-mail address here since it would not be right... More
25 October 2016|
Response from spearhead_trs | Property representative |
Dear Madam, I do pick my clients up at the cruise terminal and I am available on September 9th. I would be glad to suggest an itinerary once I will know more about the amount of time you shall have on your hands that day as... More
7 March 2015|
Response from spearhead_trs | Property representative |
Bonnie, I am available on May 27 and I would be happy to be your guide. We can even set a pick-up time depending on your arrival in Bayeux. I do however suggest different tour formulas so I would appreciate if you could take... More