Normandy DDay Beaches & Route de Liberte (Self Tour)
A long weekend taking in the Normandy landing beaches and route to Le Mont St Michel
A long weekend including quality local hotels which will take you along the Normandy DDay landing beaches of Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno & Sword. All named as part of the WWII OverLord mission. Also tracing the route de liberte through Normandy to Le Mont St Michel, Brittany.
East of the Normandy DDay Landing beaches near Sword Beach is Pegasus Bridge. During Operation Overlord on 6th June 1944 the British 6th Airborne Division Glider unit took the Bridge and was named Pegasus in tribute to them and the importance of this early victory.
You’ll see the tribute to the allied paratrooper hanging from the church in St Mere Eglise, also stopping in the historical town of Bayeux and the pretty port town of Port en Bessin, where you will stay the night in your designated hotel on the pretty portside.
A highpoint of this Motorcycle tour is Arromanches and its artificial harbour, known as Mulberry Harbour, played a vital part in the liberation of Normandy in 1944.
The Landing Museum and 360 degree cinema inArromanches explains Overlord in more detail and the cinema films are projected on 9 screens in total giving the 360 degree effect showing both original and more recent footage.
Following the Route de Liberte on great biking roads down to the iconic ‘Le Mont St Michel’ on the Normandy/Brittany border. Then check in for the 2nd night and the next day visit the American cemeteries near St James in Brittany.
Take in the scenic route via some fantastic roads back to Cherbourg via the market town of Villedieu les Poeles and the border of Calvados where we will say ‘A bientot’ until the next time.
A fantastic week end of historical tribute to the brave souls involved in the landings whilst riding some of the best roads in Northern France.
- Quality local hotel with breakfast in a double or twin room for 2 nights,
- GPX Map & Itinerary
When you book with MOTOFrance:
- Pillions tour for free *(See quotation for any pillion supplements)
- You get your own room (No single supplements).
- A 25% discount on 2nd rider if room is shared.
Please detail any specific requirements and we will provide a bespoke quote where possible.
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This a tour not a race
Days 3 Meeting point TBC Distance 450km Group Mixed bikes & abilities Pace Steady Eddy Hours 4-5 hrs p/day Tolls N/A Min engine 400 Fuel costs £15 approx Food costs £15 approx
Your schedule is your own with GPS maps to keep you on target – Check in to hotels by 18:00 each day to ensure booing reserved or contact hotel to advise late arrival
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