Normandy Remembrance Pilgrimage
- TOUR DATES: June 04 to 08, 2017
- 4 nights in a 4 star hotel in Cabourg
- Coach and Tour Director
- Return cross-channel ferry Portsmouth to Caen
- 4 dinners with wine
- 3 lunches with wine
Day 1 Sunday June 04
Depart London for Portsmouth for your ferry crossing to Normandy. Dinner on board the ferry. Check-in at your hotel in Normandy for 4 nights.
Day 2 Monday June 05
Breakfast. Breakfast, followed by a ceremony at Le Mesnil Bavent. Visit Memorial Pegasus Museum. Lunch. In the evening we attend a short service at Breville Crossroads. Vin d'honneur given by the Mayor and people of Breville in the Salles des Fetes. Wreath laying ceremony at Mrville Battery. Dinner.
Day 3 Tuesday June 06
Depart for Ranville. Welcome by Mayor of Ranville, Jean Luc Adelaide, for the traditional ceremony at Cross Roads. Join the procession to Ranville Church led by Belvedere Concert Band. Mass with people of Ranville, followed by Service of Remembrance at Airborne Cross and Holy Communion at the Stone of Remembrance. Vin d'honneur given by the Mayor and people of Ranville. Buffet lunch. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner.
Day 4 Wednesday June 07
Breakfast. Morning visit to Bayeux for a city tour and ride on a train. Lunch. Return to hotel for afternoon to relax. In the evening depart hotel for Putot-en-Auge where you will attend Service of Remembrance at Putot-en-Auge church with Mayor and people of the village. Vin d'honneur given by the Mayor Alan Asmant and people of Putot-en-Auge in the Salles des Fetes. Dinner.
Day 5 Thursday June 08
Breakfast. Depart hotel for return ferry crossing to Portsmouth, arriving in London late afternoon.
Photographs: Memorial at Ranville; Omaha Beach; the Memorial Pegasus Museum.
Included in the per person price: 4 nights in a 4* hotel in Cabourg; coach and the services of a tour director; return cross-channel ferry Portsmouth to Caen; 4 dinners (3 with wine); 3 lunches with wine.