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D-Day Landing Beaches Tour (Hotel Transfers)

D-Day Landing Beaches Tour (Hotel Transfers)

15 hours From
AU$398 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Coach TourCoach Tour
  • France Region
    Normandy
  • Duration
    15 hours
  • Tour Code
    PCV-19-2923
  • Operating Days
    Daily
15 hours From
AU$398 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Coach TourCoach Tour
  • France Region
    Normandy
  • Duration
    15 hours
  • Tour Code
    PCV-19-2923
  • Operating Days
    Daily
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AdmissionAdmission All entrance fees includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Experienced private English speaking guideMealMeal LunchTransfersTransfers Transfers from/to your Paris accommodationTransportationTransportation Air-conditioned touring coach

Summary

Set off for a full day excursion to Normandy from Paris with an official guide. Set off from your Paris accommodation at 6:30 am. Relax during the journey by luxury air-conditioned coach before arriving at the Caen Memorial Museum at around 10:15 am.

The Caen Memorial Museum, also known as the Peace Museum, tells the story of the various stages of the Second World War, in particular, the Battle of Normandy and the advance of the Allied forces across France. You will have the chance to see everyday objects from life under occupation, maps, and models of military vehicles, as well as film screenings that recreate the emotions of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.

Lunch is included at the restaurant in the Caen Memorial Museum.

In the afternoon, your tour will continue to several of the iconic landmarks that played a part in the landings. Your first stop will be at the Pointe du Hoc, overlooking the hundred-foot-high cliffs. Stormed by the American Rangers on D-Day, it was one of the key German fortified sites along the Normandy coast and was equipped, at that time, with a number of heavy artillery posts.

You will then visit the famous American Cemetery at Saint Laurent, located just above Omaha Beach.

Following this visit, you will stop at Arromanches, a historic town known for its artificial port, which was built as part of the Normandy landings. The harbour saw the unloading of almost 10,000 tons of equipment. You can still make out the floating reinforced concrete "Phoenix" constructions in the water.

Finally, you will make a short photo-stop near Juno Beach and its cemetery, one of the key D-Day landing beaches for Canadian troops.

Return to your Paris accommodation is scheduled at approximately 9 pm.

Departure Time: 6:30 am

Meeting Point: Your accommodation in Paris

Inclusions

  • Minibus transfers from your accommodation
  • Transport to and from Paris by luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Services of an expert tour guide
  • Admission to the Caen Memorial Museum with guided tour
  • A stop at Arromanches or Juno Beach  
  • Lunch with drinks at the Caen Memorial Museum
  • Visit to the American Cemetery in Saint Laurent

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