• Normandy - 6th Airborne

    Normandy - 6th Airborne

    Go back to where it all happened in 1944.

  • Normandy 6th Airborne

    Normandy 6th Airborne

    Go back to where it all happened in 1944.

Normandy - 6th Airborne

Tour Dates: June 4 to 8, 2020 (4 nights)

Itinerary

Day 1

Thursday, 4 June 2020

Morning departure from London for Portsmouth, for our ferry crossing to Normandy.

Day 2

Friday, 5 June 2020

This morning to ‘Le Mesnil’ crossroads; action by the Canadians and 8 Para of the 3rd Para Brigade. After a Remembrance service we visit the Memorial Pegasus Museum and Pegasus Bridge. Packed lunch. Afternoon to Breville, the Merville Battery and the Chateau St Come. Remembrance services before returning to Cabourg. .

Day 3

Saturday, 6 June 2020

Visit Ranville for a special ceremony with the Mayor at the 13th Parachute Battalion Memorial, followed by Mass at Ranville Church and the commemorative service at the CWGC Cemetery. After lunch we continue our battlefield tour. Dinner.

Day 4

Sunday, 7 June 2020

Today will be spent at the drop zones and battle area of the US 101 and 82 Airborne Divisions. Including Brecourt Manor, the La Fiere bridgehead and Chef du Pont. The visit to St Mere Eglise will include a visit to the church and Airborne museum with time for lunch on own. Late afternoon to Putot-en-Auge. Hill 13 and a Remembrance Service. Dinner on your own in one of the many Cabourg restaurants.

Day 5

Monday, 8 June 2020

Morning departure from our hotel the following day for our return sailing, arriving back in London late afternoon.

Photo Credits: 

Slideshow: Veterans at Ranville Crossroads 13 Para Memorial; Memorial Pegasus Museum Glider 

Photo at the bottom of the tour: Merville Battery Museum Dakota 

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Included in the tour

  • Transportation from London
  • Battlefield Tour Guide
  • 4 Nights Bed and Breakfast
  • 1 Dinner with Wine, 1 Lunch with Wine, 1 Picnic Lunch
GB £640.00
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