Frequently Asked Questions
Where Do You Start Tours?
Duncan starts most of his tours in Bayeux. Bayeux is the most popular town to stay in within Normandy for English speaking visitors. With plenty of restaurants and the famous Tapestry Museum and Cathedral. He can start in other places too - Caen, Carentan etc. Please ask for further details.
Where Should I Stay in Normandy?
Bayeux has many excellent hotels and bed and breakfasts. Airborne 44 Tours especially recommends the Villa Lara, The Churchill, La Reine Mathilde and the Argouges.
Who guides the Airborne 44 Tours?
Duncan Hollands, a former British Army soldier.
How Do I Book a Tour With You?
Send Duncan an e-mail via the Contact page of this website.
How Do You Take Payments?
Duncan will explain this in his e-mails to you.
Do I Need To Be a DDay Expert To Tour With You?
Duncan is at heart a great story-teller. With his military background he is excellent at explaining the battles on a tactical and strategic level, explaining the terrain and tactics and placing his groups in the thick of the action. But as a family man with young children he is also equally good at telling the stories and the describing the actions to people with no background in the military.
What About The Weather In Normandy?
Normandy is often wet and windy, so having extra layers you can add is key. Duncan also suggests sensible walking shoes.
What About Lunch?
Duncan will discuss this with you, but he knows various nice places that are quick and offer good value. Some of these places have DDay exhibits and souvenirs.
E-mail Duncan if you have any more questions