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D-Day Battle Tours

10 rue Eisenhower, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France
+33 2 33 01 26 12
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Amazing Tour! You Must Take This Tour

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Rene van Oirschot, Monica Baan and Ellwood Von Siebold of D-Day Battle Tours will provide you with one of the most memorable Normandy D-Day tours. D-Day Battle Tours offers you a quality choice of World War Two D-Day tours with Normandy tours tailor made to match your time schedule and level of interest. D-Day Battle Tours is an established tour company located in the centre of Sainte Mere Eglise, Normandy. We aim to provide a battlefield tour experience which is informative, flexible and memorable for you and your group.
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10 rue Eisenhower, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While there are many tourist locations where a tour guide is not necessary, this is not one of them. Rene covers a lot of ground in quick time while breaking down a complex piece of history into bite size pieces. We almost didn’t make plans...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were on vacation France, and I insisted on seeing the D-Day sites. After researching tours, we settled on this tour. Rene was our tour guide, and also the owner of the company. We had a private tour and it was an...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you only have a day or two for visiting Normandy, you should go on this tour. We selected this Normandy WWII tour after hearing a Rick Steves interview with Ellwood Von Siebold who conducts tours for this company. We were fortunate to sign up...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We booked a 2-day tour with DDay Battle Tours. Rene was our guide and he shared a wealth of knowledge about the many battles of the Normandy invasion. Rene participates in re-enactments of the parachute drops and shared that experience with us. Rene added so...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had a day planned to see the sights at Normandy only to be surprised that our four person tour promise turned into a 6 person tour which meant we had to go way out of our way to pick up more customers. We did...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

One of the Highlights of our trip to France. Our tour guide, Rene, shared his vast knowledge of the D-Day Battle mixing interesting anecdotes with historical details for a truly memorable, profound experience.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We so much enjoyed our tour with Renee. He is very knowledgeable of the events related to the D-Day invasion and engaged us with personalized stories from soldiers along the way. Renee lives in one of the villages impacted by D Day and has built...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

My teenage son and I did a private 2 day tour, which I HIGHLY recommend. I had worked with Monica on all the pre trip logistics, and Rene was our guide - both were fantastic. So many important sites aren't well marked (this ain't Gettysburg...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

From the pick up at the hotel to the drop off we found Rene to be personable and knowledgeable. He put a complicated day into perspective and added personal stories of people involved to tie it all together. Great tour and a special day.

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Did this tour on two occasions and enjoyed both. It is not to be missed if you have any interest in the history of ww2. Will do again when next back in france

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Phone 0033 632 674 915 and speak to Ellwood
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Response from DDay-Ellwood | Property representative |
The town you are thinking of is Oradour sur Glane. Raised to the ground with all the inhabitants ( bar one ) killed by the 2nd SS Panzer Regt. on 10th June 1944.Turned into a permanent monument, the village is exactly as it... More
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