• Normandy 75th Anniversary: 8 days

    Normandy 75th Anniversary: 8 days

Normandy 75th Anniversary: 8 days

Tour Dates: June 1 to 8, 2019 (7 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

Saturday, 1 June 2019

Arrive London International Airport and meet your guide. Transfer to London hotel before visiting the Imperial War Museum. Remainder of day at leisure, followed by evening briefing with our tour guide. DBB

Day 2

Sunday, 2 June 2019

London city tour including Houses of Parliament, Whitehall, Trafalgar Square, Tower of London, and St Paul's Cathedral with the American Memorial Chapel, a WWII tribute from Britain to our American allies. Visit Churchill War Rooms. Free time for shopping. BB

Day 3

Monday, 3 June 2019

Visit one of the 70 USAAF airfields where the American airmen were billeted, the American Air Museum, US Military Cemetery at Madingley and the locations where HBO's The Might Eighth tells the story. See a pub frequented by US airmen with original graffiti. BB

Day 4

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

The D-Day sites on the south coast followed by afternoon ferry sailing to Normandy. Dinner on board. BB

Day 5

Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Attend the Airborne ceremonies in Ste Mere Eglise and Carentan. See the famous Ste Mere Eglise church with its Airborne stained-glass windows and the Airborne museum. Visit La Fiere bridgehead and its 'Iron Mike' U.S. Airborne staute. Subject to weather we will watch a parachute drop. Drive through the 101st Airborne drop zones C and D then see the Division command post. pass Brecourt Manor, captured by The Band of Brothers Company E of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Utah beach and museum. DBB.

Day 6

Thursday, 6 June 2019

We take part in the various ceremonies and remember those who gave their lives to defeat Hitler. There are numerous events planned which will be attended by many Heads of State and we will attend as many as possible. Box lunch. DBB.

Day 7

Friday, 7 June 2019

The German military cemetery at La Cambe and 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. Lunch on your own. The British sector with only German coastal gun battery still sporting three of its four guns. Arromanches and the remains of an artificial harbor erected by the Allies after D-Day. DBB.

Day 8

Saturday, 8 June 2019

British Beaches GOLD, JUNO and SWORD and the British 6th Airborne zone of operations. 'Pegasus Bridge Gondree' Cafe and the British Airborne cemetery in Ranville. Lunch on your own. Return to London via ferry arriving evening.

  • I could not say enough complementary things about the entire program. Thank you.

Included in the tour

  • 7 Nights in 3/4 star hotels - including a normandy hotel 30 minutes from omaha beach
  • motor coach, ferry crossing
  • 5 Dinners, Normandy Welcome Drink, 1 Box Lunch
  • Entrances to Churchill War Rooms, St Paul's Cathedral, USAAF Private Museum, Duxford, Airborne Museum, Arromanche Museum, Memorial Pegasus, Tour-assist Headsets
Make an enquiry