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Colin McGarry Private normandy tour guide

Lieu Dit Lignou | Bayeux, 14400, France
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Been on my bucket list to visit Normandy for a long time. Hired Colin for 3 days and the... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Nattyboh1948
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Ocean City, Maryland
He lived up to his reputation - and some

Our visit to Normandy was on a cruise ship docked at Le Havre and the onboard excursions only... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Stuart G
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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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Accredited Normandy tour guide rwith chaiffeurs licence and insurance , giving private tours of the d-day beaches and other destinations on Normandy. The d-day zone is my great passion but being an accredited guide I can take you in to the MontSaint Michel Abbey, Giverny, Rouen, Honfleur etc...
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Been on my bucket list to visit Normandy for a long time. Hired Colin for 3 days and the experience was well worth the cost. From Pegasus Bridge to Utah Beach we saw as much as we could cram into 3 days. Colin's pictures and...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Our visit to Normandy was on a cruise ship docked at Le Havre and the onboard excursions only visited the US D-Day sights. We also like to do such trips privately so we can follow our own agenda. Colin McGarry, our guide for more than...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Had a wonderful day with Colin. Picked us up at the La Harve cruise terminal and delivered us back on time as promised. Had a nice car, great knowledge and a good plan to show us as much as possible in the time available. He...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We were with Colin for a day to tour the American D-Day sites. He was very knowledgeable and pleasant to work with, both in arranging the tour and during the day we spent with him. When Colin learned I was a big fan of the...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We made a last minute trip to Normandy and Colin was able to fit us in with a short timeframe. His knowledge and passion for the area and events during wwii were amazing and made this such a unique experience. I would definitely recommend using...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

Colin fit me in last minute after he had a cancellation. I was very lucky. We spent a full day 9-5 together with little need for prompting by me on where to go. He had a great tour in mind and it happened to agree...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

We had Colin for 2 full days in at the end of May. Fortunately, it was not rainy and we were able to get around to hit the highlights of this vast area. Colin is very knowledgeable, personable and comes equipped with maps, charts and...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2016

Colin provided a private 2 day tour for my dad and myself during April 2016. We opted for D-Day tours using Colin and his car, covering the British and Canadian sectors on day one and the American sectors on the second day. Although I have...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Colin was professional and personable. He tailored the tour to our desires. This trip was for my son who is very knowledgeable about Normandy and D-day and Colin exceeded our expectations! Even my wife who is not a WW2 buff thoroughly enjoyed how Colin brought...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2015

Colin McGarry was the guide I used to tour the entire battle area in May 2013 for 1 and 1/2 days, and he was superb. I came back this September, 2015, for two full days, and again it was great. This trip on day one,...More

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pezMontreal
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Response from cpmac | Property representative |
Hello Unfortunately not. I replied to the mail you sent me. Can(t put links here. Regards Colin McGarry
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My wife, I and 2 friends (total 4 adults) will be in Normandy staying at the Churchill Hotel on June 9. We are taking a bike tour with Backroads that includes many of the important sites but misses several. Our bike trip with Backroads covers: Pegasus Bridge Pont du Hoc Longues Sur Mer Arromanches American Cemetery Bayeux Tapestry Omaha Beach Tour then moves on towards Brittany and includes St. Michele We would like a private tour on June 9 (including car because ours will not hold 5 passengers) of all or most of the following plus anything else you might recommend that fills in for what the bike tour does not cover: German Cemetery St. Mere Eglise Utah Beach Sword, Juno and Gold Beaches Honfleur (?) Museum of Battle of Normandy and small cemetery (should we do this on our own?) Unfortunately, none of speaks French. Can you help? Thank you!
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Hello Thanks for the request but I'm taken then. You can't visit all those sites in one day. Could do Utah Ste Mere eglise , german cemetery and some of the british beaches. if you PM me I can give you a list of guides who... More
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