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First Normandy Battlefield Tours

#7 of 37 Tours in Bayeux
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Address: | Bayeux, 50250, Bayeux, France
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+33 2 33 42 13 92

D Day Tours. Privately Guided, Professional and Personalised. You will...

D Day Tours. Privately Guided, Professional and Personalised. You will visit the most important D Day tour locations pertinent to the relevant sector (American, British or Canadian). Allan's years of research, veteran interviews and ability to take you back to the period in graphic detail, will provide you with a tour to remember.

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Terrific guide!

My husband and I joined three other friends for a day with Alan. He not only took us to the D-Day beaches and American cemetery. He brought to life the courage, the horror and the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
The Woodlands, Texas

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The Woodlands, Texas
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I joined three other friends for a day with Alan. He not only took us to the D-Day beaches and American cemetery. He brought to life the courage, the horror and the exceptional challenges faced by so many who gave their lives so that others could be free. Alan is one of the most knowledgeable individuals we've... More 

Thank magnoliamiss50
Essex, Vermont
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our Normandy tour was an outstanding experience for my wife and myself. Allan is a remarkable guide through this complex and monumental time in history. He created a memorable and profound experience for us. We were the beneficiaries of a lifetime of scholarship. He shared his enthusiasm and powerful insights in a manner that brought the history alive. We felt... More 

Thank airolg17
Webster, KY
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a one day tour with Alan Bryson and he was superb. So much information and detail we wish we would have booked a second day. Would most highly recommend using him.

Thank Pharmboy007
Carmel, Indiana
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Normandy to experience and learn firsthand what challenges were faced by the Allied troops during the D-Day invasion. Allan provided an educational lesson that exceeded our expectations. Rich with detail and comprehensive in scope, we would not hesitate to recommend his tours to anyone looking for a first rate educational experience.

Thank m1021v
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Normandy in March 2017 & Allan was an amazing tour guide. He was very accommodating with our schedule, taking us on a tour on a Sunday & working with the train schedule from Paris. His attention to detail & recall of facts about the landing is truly remarkable. We never felt rushed & left Normandy with a much... More 

Thank Stephanie T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a week in Paris with a three day excursion to Bayeux in the middle to tour the Normandy beaches since we both love history. We found First Normandy Battlefield Tours through the Rick Steve's Paris travel guide and cross referenced on Trip Advisor, where the reviews were stellar. We were so pleased that Allan lived... More 

Thank Emery H
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't think there is much I can say that hasn't already been said in praise of Allan and the outstanding tour he provides. If you are considering booking a tour of the D-Day sites, really do not hesitate to book with Allan. This is a priceless experience for anyone who has interest in WWII history. My husband and I... More 

Thank Annie B
Washington DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I have taken many historical tours in the past and by far this has been the best! My daughter and I toured the D-Day's British sector last week and thoroughly enjoyed it. Taking a tour with historian took this tour to the "next level". Allan's knowledge of the battle was incredible(Order of Battle/Regimental Commanders) but was able to provide enough... More 

Thank yowalter
Missoula, Montana
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our family of four spent three weeks in Rome and France (Paris, Loire Valley, Normandy) in March. Our day-long tour of the D-Day sites was the highlight of our entire trip. Allan was a wonderful host. He is steeped in the history of this area. There wasn't one question he couldn't answer. We learned so much more about the events... More 

Thank rala4
Fort Worth, Texas
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Alan and his wife Tina were very accommodating and organized about reservations for our one day tour of the battlefields. Alan picked us up at our guest home and from that moment on we were back in time to the D-Day invasion. He is passionate about the subject and a wealth of information. His grasp of the history of the... More 

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