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Memorials of World War II

featuring the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landing

Summary:

An unforgettable journey of discovery and remembrance awaits you as you travel between London, Normandy and Paris on the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. Explore London’s connections to World War II during a city tour focused on The Blitz. Cross the English Cha...

Duration
10 Days
Countries
2
Next Departure
13-Jul-2024
Starting at
USD 3,399.00
Price per day
USD 340.00
Tour Type
Tour Type

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  • Collette
 
Operator
Collette
Tour
Memorials of World War II
Sub-Title
featuring the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landing
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Summary

An unforgettable journey of discovery and remembrance awaits you as you travel between London, Normandy and Paris on the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. Explore London’s connections to World War II during a city tour focused on The Blitz. Cross the English Channel, retracing the parallel journey nearly 160,000 courageous Allied troops took on June 6th, 1944, as they set out to liberate Europe from the Nazis. Immerse yourself in the history of Normandy’s D-Day Landing Beaches and visit the Normandy American Cemetery. Visit Saint-Mère-Église, the first French town liberated from the Nazis and learn about the brave paratroopers who parachuted into Normandy on the night of June 5–6, 1944. Conclude your journey in Paris, the City of Light with a festive dinner cruise along the Seine River.

Map: Memorials of World War II (Collette)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Overnight Flight
Day 2
London, England - Tour Begins
Day 3
London
Day 4
London - Portsmouth
Day 5
Portsmouth - English Channel Crossing - Caen, Fran...
Day 6
Caen - D-Day Landing Sites
Day 7
Caen - D-Day Landing Sites
Day 8
Caen - Giverny - Paris
Day 9
Paris
Day 10
Paris - Tour Ends

Travel Countries (2): England, France

Travel Cities (4): Caen, London, Paris, Portsmouth

Highlights

Attraction

  • London & Paris WWII-Focused City Tours

City

  • Portsmouth

Attraction

  • The D-Day Story Museum
  • English Channel Crossing
  • Juno Beach
  • Caen Peace Memorial Museum
  • Arromanche-les-Baines
  • Longues-sur-Mer
  • Apple Cider Farm Visit
  • Normandy American Cemetery
  • Omaha Beach
  • Pointe du Hoc
  • Airborne Museum
  • Utah Beach
  • Giverny Gardens
  • Seine River Dinner Cruise

Included in Price

Culinary

  • Enjoy London’s culinary renaissance at a dinner featuring gastro-pub cuisine.
  • Sample traditional French cider during a visit to an apple orchard in Normandy.
  • Admire the “City of Light” as you float down the Seine River on a relaxing dinner cruise.

Experience

  • Retrace the D-Day preparation efforts at The D-Day Story Museum, dedicated to Operation Overlord.
  • Navigate the path of the D-Day Landings as you cross the English Channel by ferry.
  • Set foot on the hallowed grounds of the Normandy landing beaches.

Optional, not included

Paris: Showtime in Paris!

  • Join us for a spectacular evening in one of Paris’s most beloved institutions, the famous Paradis Latin. Situated in a building associated with Napoleon and rebuilt by Gustav Eiffel himself, the Paradis has been running here since 1889. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner with wine, then bring on the champagne and let the show commence! Duration approximately 5 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 15 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.


    Please note that as a typical Parisian cabaret, the show does contain some tasteful nudity and may be considered unsuitable for children — consult with your Tour Manager.

Travel Package

 

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London

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Paris

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