• 75th Anniversary of VE Day: London & Normandy

    75th Anniversary of VE Day: London & Normandy

  • 75th Anniversary of VE Day: London & Normandy

    75th Anniversary of VE Day: London & Normandy

75th Anniversary of VE Day: London & Normandy

Tour Dates: May 6 to 15, 2020 (9 nights)

Itinerary

Day 1

Wednesday, 6 May 2020

Arrive London Heathrow airport. Car transfer to London hotel. Overnight

Day 2

Thursday, 7 May 2020

Breakfast. Depart hotel with your battlefield tour guide and coach. This morning you will visit Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill. Make a stop at the nearby church to visit his grave. Afternoon visit to Bletchley Park, once the top-secret home of the WWII codebreakers. Return to London. Overnight.

Day 3

Friday, 8 May 2020

Breakfast. Visit to Churchill War Rooms, the underground bunker where Churchill and his Cabinet ran operations. Afternoon will be attending VE Day events. Overnight.

Day 4

Saturday, 9 May 2020

Breakfast. Morning city tour of London including Parliament Square, Whitehall, House of Commons, 10 Downing Street, Buckingham Palace and The Mall. Visit to St Paul’s Cathedral where Churchill’s funeral was held – here you will also see the USAAF memorial. Afternoon will be attending VE Day events. Evening at a VE Day dinner-dance. Overnight.

Day 5

Sunday, 10 May 2020

Breakfast. Attendance at VE Day events and parade. Overnight.

Day 6

Monday, 11 May 2020

Early check out with boxed breakfast. Transfer to Portsmouth for ferry crossing to Normandy. Afternoon visit to Pegasus Bridge and British Airborne sector. Transfer to hotel. Overnight

Day 7

Tuesday, 12 May 2020

Breakfast. Full day battlefield tour including the Normandy American Cemetery, Omaha Beach, Point du Hoc and the German Gun Battery. Overnight

Day 8

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

Breakfast. Visit the American Airborne sector including St Mere Eglise and Utah Beach. Visit the German Cemetery. Overnight

Day 9

Thursday, 14 May 2020

Breakfast. Morning visit to Arromanches and the British and Canadian Beaches. Afternoon ferry to Portsmouth with dinner on board. Return to London. Overnight

Day 10

Friday, 15 May 2020

Breakfast and check out.

(The itinerary is subject to change dependant on schedule of VE Day events, which are yet to be confirmed)

 

Photo credits:

Slideshow: Churchill's Bedroom, Cabinet War Rooms; American Normandy Cemetery 

Photo to the right of the tour: Winston Churchill

  • It is not possible for me to thank you enough for such an outstanding job in every way and you personally helping me in many ways.

Included in the tour

  • Tour Guide in London, Battlefield Tour Guide in Normandy,
  • 9 Nights Bed and Breakfast in 4 star Hotels
  • VE Dinner Dance, 1 Dinner in Normandy, 1 Dinner on Ferry
  • Airport Transfer on Arrival, Motor Coach, Return Ferry Crossing
  • Entrance fees to Blenheim Palace, Churchill War Rooms, Bletchley Park, St Paul's Cathedral, 3 Museums in Normandy
  • Headsets
GB £2900.00
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