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Colin McGarry Private normandy tour guide

Lieu Dit Lignou, 61410, France
+33 6 10 89 56 71
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Great day with a great guide

Had a wonderful day with Colin. Picked us up at the La Harve cruise terminal and delivered us back... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Oak Hill, va
Very Good Normandy Guide

We were with Colin for a day to tour the American D-Day sites. He was very knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
Richard H
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Accredited Normandy tour guide 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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Lieu Dit Lignou, 61410, France
+33 6 10 89 56 71

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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

2  Thank Richard H
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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

Thank edward k
Reviewed 2 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

1  Thank ohgeorge
Reviewed 4 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

3  Thank moreoatcakesplease
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

2  Thank MM_CM_81
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

2  Thank TravelAngst
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Colin gave our family a great one day tour of Normandy lasting from about 9 am in the morning until 7 pm that evening. What I appreciate about Colin, apart from his deep understanding of the battle and his professionalism, is that he took his...More

2  Thank Ken M
cpmac, Propriétaire at Colin McGarry Private normandy tour guide, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2015

Having more than one day is the way to go as one can only visit half the zone in one day.

Reviewed 11 September 2015

Colin is a very knowledgeable guide. He takes a while to open up, but once he gets to know you he's actually quite funny. You can tell he's been doing this a long time, but he really seems to enjoy it and makes history come...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Joan G
Does anyone know anything about Mark Lane? He is a tour guide our travel agent set us up with.
23 March 2017|
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Response from cpmac | Property representative |
Hell Don'y know him personnaly but he works with two guides I know. He has written books on d-day.
How do I contact Colin McGarry directly?
20 February 2017|
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Response from cpmac | Property representative |
Hello send me a PM by my profile. I can't put an email adress here. Regards Colin mcGarry
Hello, Colin. Some of my family (4 men) will drive to Normandy from our rental house outside Paris. Would you guide them for a full day tour of DDay beaches in our van? What is the fee? Thank you
22 January 2017|
Response from cpmac | Property representative |
Hello YOu don't give a date. Driving up from Paris is 3 hours each waythen there's the driving to visit which is normally 8 hours. If you send me a PM we could go into more details. Regards Colin McGarry