Important Tour Info
Pick-up and drop-off point:
All tours normally start at 08.30 from your accommodation in or near to Bayeux, and finish there by 17.45. If you are travelling from outside the region on the day of your tour, pick-up can be arranged from a central meeting point. Please see the “Arriving by car” and “Arriving by train” sections below.
1) Arriving by car
Travelling via the N13 highway, take exit 37. Follow signs for D572 / Bayeux / Centre Ville. Along Boulevard Maréchal Leclerc just before the train station, you will find free parking spaces. A little further past the train station are more free parking spaces along the Boulevard Maréchal Montgomery.
2) Arriving by train
If you are travelling by train from Paris on the day of your tour, take the 07.04 departure from Paris St. Lazare, destination Carentan, Intercité No.3301. Arrival at Carentan is around 09.40. You will be picked up from Carentan to start the tour from there. You will be dropped off at Carentan train station at the end of the tour around 17.30, on time to catch the 18.06 return to Paris St Lazare.
It is recommended that you book your train tickets ahead of time through the SNCF website.
All tours are to be paid in euros in cash at the end of the tour. A €100 deposit is required through PayPal prior to the tour as a guarantee and confirms the reservation. Even if you don’t have a Paypal account, the secured payment is simply done with a credit card without the need to create an account. The outstanding balance will be settled by the end of the tour.
An invoice can also be provided if required – please ask at least 24 hours ahead the tour.
In case of a cancellation at least 60 days before the tour, the deposit (minus 10% for administration fees) will be refunded. If the tour is cancelled between 60 and 30 days before the tour, half of the deposit is refundable. No refund of your deposit is possible if you cancel your tour in less than 30 days.
The weather in Normandy can change quickly. Please prepare yourself by checking the weather forecast before travelling. It is highly recommended that you dress in layers, bring umbrella, wind breaker, sun glasses. Please make sure that you wear sensible walking shoes, as there is a fair amount of walking involved on our tours.
During your tour there will be a lunch break of around 45 minutes, however lunch is not included in the price of the tour.