• Normandy 75th Anniversary: 5 days

    Normandy 75th Anniversary: 5 days

Normandy 75th Anniversary: 5 days

Tour Dates: June 4 to 8, 2019 (4 nights)

Attendance at D-Day Ceremonies Tour led by an Expert Military Guide - Please click here to read some of the biographies

Itinerary

Day 1

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

Depart London very early in the morning. Ferry sailing to Normandy, or depart Paris and drive to Normandy. Visit Pegasus Bridge and Pegasus Memorial Museum. Ranville Cemetery. DBB at Normandy hotel.

Day 2

Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Visit British beaches GOLD, JUNO and SWORD. Lunch at own cost. Watch mass parachute drop and Dakota flypast, subject to weather. DBB

Day 3

Thursday, 6 June 2019

We take part in the American ceremony and remember those who gave their lives for our freedom. Box lunch. Pointe du Hoc, captured by the U.S. 2nd Ranger Battalion. Vierville Draw and 29th Infantry Division sector of OMAHA Beach. Drive up 'Les Moulins' Draw to the U.S. Military Cemetery at St. Laurent sur Mer. DBB.

Day 4

Friday, 7 June 2019

The German military cemetery at La Cambe and see the famous Ste Mere Eglise church with its Airborne stained-glass windows and the Airborne museum. Lunch on your own. Visit La Fiere bridgehead and its 'Iron Mike' U.S. Airborne statue. Drive through the 101st Airborne drop zones. Pass Brecourt Manor, captured by The Band of Brothers Company E of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. UTAH beach. DBB.

Day 5

Saturday, 8 June 2019

See the German Gun Battery. View Arromanches 360 cinema, Lunch on your own. Drive to Paris, arriving early evening, or return to London via ferry arriving evening.

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Slideshow: Arromanches Beach © Calvados Tourisme

  • We just finished up our tour and it could not have gone any better. Peter was the best guide ever. The touring and itinerary was great.

Included in the tour

  • 4 nights with breakfast in a 3/4 star Hotel 30 Minutes from Omaha Beach
  • Transport from London or Paris, Motor coach,
  • 4 Dinners, Normandy Welcome Drink, 1 Box Lunch
  • Entrance fees to Airborne Museum, Arromanche Museum, Memorial Pegasus, Tour-assist Headsets
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