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Armistice In Normandy 2020

Europe
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEGFNA

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach
Take an in-depth look at some of the D-Day battlefields and attend an Armistice commemoration event in Normandy.
PRICE FROM ? £499 per person
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Itinerary

5 Day Silver Service Departure

  • Nov 9

    Local departure by coach, then to Normandy for a four-night stay.

  • Nov 10 - Pegasus Bridge, Merville Battery & Sword Beach

    We begin today in the 6th Airborne Division area around Ranville, seeing Ranville War Cemetery and the Drop Zones, before examining the attack on the Merville Battery and visiting the newly refurbished museum here.

    After lunch, we look at the story of Pegasus Bridge and visit the Pegasus Memorial Museum, before travelling to Sword Beach to see the area where men from the 3rd Division landed along with British Commandos. We also visit Hermanville War Cemetery.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Nov 11 - Armistice Commemoration, Gold & Juno Beaches

    This morning, we visit the Green Howards Memorial in Crepon before attending an Armistice Day commemoration at either the new British Normandy Memorial or Ranville War Cemetery.

    Later, we visit selected sites at Juno and Gold Beaches, including Ryes War Cemetery.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Nov 12 - Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc & Bayeux

    We begin this morning at Omaha Beach, seeing where US troops landed on what became ‘Bloody Omaha’ on D-Day, before visiting the Overlord Museum.

    After lunchtime in Port-en-Bessin, we visit the Normandy American Cemetery before travelling to Pointe du Hoc, to visit the bunkers and bomb craters fought over by US Rangers who scaled the cliffs here on D-Day.

    Before returning to our hotel, we visit Bayeux War Cemetery and the Bayeux Memorial.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Nov 13

    Return home.

    Meals - Breakfast

5 Day Upgrade Luxuria Departure

  • Nov 9

    Local departure by coach, then to Normandy for a four-night stay.

  • Nov 10 - Pegasus Bridge, Merville Battery & Sword Beach

    We begin today in the 6th Airborne Division area around Ranville, seeing Ranville War Cemetery and the Drop Zones, before examining the attack on the Merville Battery and visiting the newly refurbished museum here.

    After lunch, we look at the story of Pegasus Bridge and visit the Pegasus Memorial Museum, before travelling to Sword Beach to see the area where men from the 3rd Division landed along with British Commandos. We also visit Hermanville War Cemetery.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Nov 11 - Armistice Commemoration, Gold & Juno Beaches

    This morning, we visit the Green Howards Memorial in Crepon before attending an Armistice Day commemoration at either the new British Normandy Memorial or Ranville War Cemetery.

    Later, we visit selected sites at Juno and Gold Beaches, including Ryes War Cemetery.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Nov 12 - Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc & Bayeux

    We begin this morning at Omaha Beach, seeing where US troops landed on what became ‘Bloody Omaha’ on D-Day, before visiting the Overlord Museum.

    After lunchtime in Port-en-Bessin, we visit the Normandy American Cemetery before travelling to Pointe du Hoc, to visit the bunkers and bomb craters fought over by US Rangers who scaled the cliffs here on D-Day.

    Before returning to our hotel, we visit Bayeux War Cemetery and the Bayeux Memorial.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Nov 13

    Return home.

    Meals - Breakfast

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Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 2-star Carline Caen Nord or 3-star Brit Hotel Caen Nord Memorial Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis (5FNAV).

Alternatively, you can upgrade to the Ferme de la Ranconniere, located in the tiny village of Crepon just outside of Arromanches. Your stay here will be on a breakfast and dinner basis (5FNAHX).

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