WWII D-Day, Landing Beaches and Battle of Normandy
5 days with Globus Rating:
Day 1 ARRIVE IN PARIS, FRANCE.
Welcome to Paris! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)
Day 2 PARIS–CAEN–ARROMANCHES-LES-BAINS–CAEN.
Scenic drive to Normandy.
CAEN Visit the Memorial Museum for Peace.
ARROMANCHES Watch the movie at the 360 circular cinema and see the remains of the Mulberry Harbor in the bay.
ARROMANCHES-LES-BAINS Visit the D-Day Museum.
LONGUES-SUR-MER See the German artillery bunkers. Return to Caen. (B)
205 mi / 330 km
Day 3 CAEN. EXCURSION TO THE LANDING BEACHES.
UTAH BEACH See the Memorials and visit the museum.
SAINTE-MÈRE-ÉGLISE Visit the Airborne Museum.
POINTE DU HOC See the Ranger Monument.
OMAHA BEACH Visit the beach and the American Military Cemetery and Memorial. (B,D)
186 mi / 300 km
Day 4 CAEN–BÉNY-SUR-MER–LANDING BEACHES–RANVILLE–PARIS.
BENY-SUR-MER Visit the Canadian Cemetery.
JUNO BEACH Visit the exhibition center, the bunker, and the Memorial to the Canadians.
BERNIERES-SUR-MER Photo stop at the Canada House.
RANVILLE Visit the Memorial Pegasus Museum and see the bridge.
PARIS Free time this evening. (B)
199 mi / 320 km
Day 5 PARIS.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
All This Included
This touching tour of Normandy is ideal for history buffs and World War II aficionados eager to personally explore the sacred sites of Operation Overlord, the codename for the D-Day landings on June 6, 1944. On this stirring tour, you’ll see where more than 150,000 mostly American, British, and Canadian troops stormed 50 miles of fiercely defended coastline, securing an Allied victory and gaining a foothold in the fight against Nazi Germany. Your expert Tour Director will lead you to the many significant sites of that fateful day, including the cliffs scaled by troops at Pointe du Hoc as well as the assault shores of Utah, Juno, and Omaha Beach. You’ll have time to explore the movingmemorials and museums of each site, including the emotive American Military Cemetery and Memorial. Start and end this incredible journey in magnificent Paris.
Paris: Paris Marriott Rive Gauche
Caen: Mercure Caen Centre Port De Plaisance
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