Canadian Normandy D-Day Tour

A One Day Trip from Paris to follow in the Canadians’ footsteps at Normandy

Canadian Normandy D-Day Tour from Paris

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One Day Tour to Juno Beach and More

See the Canadian sector of the Normandy D-Day Landing beaches. Visit Juno Beach, the Canadian Military Cemetery at Bény-sur-Mer, the Abbaye d’Ardenne, and Bernières-sur-Mer.

Tours depart Paris in the morning and return via rail the same evening.

Canadian D-Day Tours

Price: $208 per person (tour only), $315 with 2nd Class Rail, $373 with 1st Class Rail.

Departure Time: Before 7:00 a.m.

Duration: 13 Hours

Meeting Point: The main rail station in Bayeux, France

Group Size: 8 person maximum

Availability: Currently the Canadian Normandy D-Day Tour is only available every Tuesday. The Canadian Normandy option can run any day for groups of four or more. The tour runs April through October and by request for groups of 4 or more at other times of year.

This Tour Includes

  • Pick-up at the Bayeux railway station in the morning by a bilingual guide.
  • Guided tour of the Canadian D-Day landing beaches.
  • Time for lunch set aside, cost not included.
  • Option to add short Bayeux Tapestry tour/visit.
  • Drop-off at the Bayeux railway station in the early evening for the return trip to Paris 

Any tour can be made private. Contact us for pricing and details.

Note: This tour often sells out, so please book early to get your preferred tour date.

Canadian Normandy D-Day Tour Itinerary

Upon arriving in Bayeux, you’ll meet your guide in the rail station. Then it is off to the Canadian sectors of the D-Day landing beaches for a guided tour.  Transportation is provided in an air-conditioned vehicle. 8 persons maximum per tour.

Canadian Normandy D-Day Tour: An information placard at the Juno Beach Centre in Normandy, France.
An information placard at the Juno Beach Centre in Normandy, France.

The Canadian Normandy D-Day Tour includes a visit to the following important D-Day sites:

Bernières-sur-Mer – The tiny village of Bernières-sur-Mer was liberated street by street in heavy hand to hand fighting on June 6, 1944 by the Queen’s Own Rifles of Canada unit.

Juno Beach – The main landing area where Canadian troops embarked in Normandy.

Juno Beach Centre in Courseulles-sur-Mer – Dedicated on June 6, 2003, the Juno Beach Centre in Courseulles is the most important stop on our Canadian Normandy d-day Tour. The center reflects the passionate vision of Canadian D-Day veteran Garth Webb. Mr. Webb wanted the sacrifice of Canadians in France to be commemorated and celebrated at the Centre.

Canadian Cemetery in Bény-sur-Mer/Reviers – Canadian soldiers who died on D-day and the ensuing months are buried at the Canadian Cemetery at Bény-sur-Mer. Over 2,000 men lie buried here. The land is a permanent concession from the French government to Canada.

A guided visit of Abbaye d’Ardenne – The Abbaye d’Ardenne is the solemn site of the execution of over 160 Canadian troops on June 6 and 7, 1944. The soldiers were captured by the Germans then interrogated and, contravening the Geneva Conventions, shot rather than held prisoner.

Cancellation and Refund Policies

Due to the small group aspect of all of our tours, our cancellation policy is as follows. More than 7 days before tour date – 100% refundable; from 7 to 3 days before tour date – 50% refundable; less than 3 days – non-refundable. If cancelling please contact us as soon as possible to insure we can credit you properly.

Canadian Normandy Sightseeing Tours – More Information

If not booking your rail through, please do not book your train tickets until rail times are confirmed by us. The exact train schedule and pick up time at the Bayeux rail station will always be confirmed by our reservation department when booking. You will arrive back in Paris around 9:00 pm in low season (October – March) and 10:00 pm in high season (April – September).

Our standard D-Day Tour from Paris focused on the American sector is available every day.

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