On June 6, 1944, otherwise known as D-Day, Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and gained a foothold in the fight against Nazi Germany. On this WWII D-Day Landing Beaches & Battle of Normandy tour, you’ll visit some of the beaches where the battles took place as well as some of the museums and cemeteries that are a tribute to the Allied forces. Your tour begins and ends in Paris with two overnights also in Caen, where you’ll visit the Memorial Museum for Peace.
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Day 1: Arrive In Paris, France
Welcome to Paris! At 5:30 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.
Hotel: Le Jardins du Marais
Day 2: Paris – Caen – Arromanches-Les-Bains – Caen
At 8 am, leave Paris and enjoy a pleasant drive to Caen. Here, visit the Memorial Museum For Peace with its exhibits, films, and gardens. Next is Arromanches, for a film screening at the Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema. Also see the remains of the Mulberry Harbor in the bay, a temporary harbour built by the Allies to quickly offload men and cargo onto the beaches during the invasion of Normandy. Continue to Arromanches-les-Bains and visit the D-Day Museum, and to Longuessur- Mer to see the German artillery bunkers. Return to Caen.
Hotel: Mercure Centre, 2 nights
Day 3: Caen – Excursion To The Landing Beaches
This morning, drive to Utah Beach to see the Memorials and visit the Museum. Then, in Sainte-Mere-Eglise, visit the Airborne Museum, next to the church where Private John Steele’s parachute got caught in one of the steeples, as portrayed in the movie The Longest Day. Next is Pointe Du Hoc Ranger Monument, and Omaha Beach, with a visit to the nearby American Military Cemetery & Memorial.
Day 4: Caen – Beny-Sur-Mer – Landing Beaches – Ranville – Paris
Today, start with a visit to the Canadian Cemetery in Beny-sur-Mer. Arrive at the Juno Beach centre, visit the exhibition, the bunker, and the Memorial to the Canadians. In nearby Bernieres-sur-Mer, take pictures of the Canada House, before continuing to Ranville, where you visit the Memorial Pegasus Museum and see the original bridge. Return to Paris.
Hotel: Concorde Montparnasse
Day 5: Depart Paris
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|April: 17||$2,309.00||Price on Application|
|May: 01||$2,389.00||Price on Application|
|May: 15, 29||$2,439.00||Price on Application|
|June: 12||$2,439.00||Price on Application|
|June: 26||$2,569.00||Price on Application|
|July: 10||$2,309.00||Price on Application|
|July: 24||$2,199.00||Price on Application|
|August: 07||$2,199.00||Price on Application|
|August: 21||$2,309.00||Price on Application|
|September: 04||$2,389.00||Price on Application|
|September: 18||$2,309.00||Price on Application|
|Meals:||4 breakfasts, 2 dinners|
|Transport:||Deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring|
|Accommodation:||4 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||An expert Tour Director and separate Driver|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.