The D-Day landing beaches are easily accessible from the port of Caen/Ouistreham. There are up to three sailings a day from Portsmouth.
If you wish to fly, FlyBe operates a service from London-Southend to Caen-Carpiquet.
Enjoy travelling on the Eurostar? Getting to Normandy couldn’t be easier once you arrive at Paris – Gare du Nord. Simply hop on the RER and just one stop later you’ll be at Saint-Lazare station. From there, you can catch a train to Caen and many other Norman towns and cities!
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Normandy is easily accessible from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport.
Ouibus operates a bus service from the airport to Caen.
You can also catch the RER B underground service to central Paris and then a train to Normandy. SNCF trains leave from the two Parisian stations: Gare Saint-Lazare and Gare Montparnasse / Vaugirard several times a day to many cities and towns in Normandy. The journey from Paris to Caen takes around 2 hours.
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New for 2018 is the 'Move on the Beaches' shuttle bus which links Caen and Bayeux to Arromanches, Longues-sur-Mer, Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery in Colleville.
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Visitors today can explore old army bunkers, tanks and Atlantic Wall defences along the five beaches: Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword while museums and memorials throughout the region stand as forceful reminders of this decisive period of the Second World War.
If you are looking for a guide to take you for a tour of the famous sites of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, then look no further.
You'll find a list right here.