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On June 6, 1944, otherwise known as D-Day, Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and gained a foothold in the fight against Nazi Germany. On this escorted tour of WWII D-Day Landing Beaches & Battle of Normandy INCLUDING CANADA'S JUNO BEACH CENTRE, you’ll visit some of the beaches where the battles took place as well as some of the museums and cemeteries that are a tribute to the Allied forces. Your tour begins and ends in Paris with two overnights also in Caen, where you’ll visit the Memorial Museum for Peace.



The first American troops landed on Utah Beach. Here, you’ll visit the memorials, as well as the museum which chronicles the history of the landing. Next is Pointe du Hoc, where US Army Rangers assaulted its cliffs. Omaha Beach is where the highest number of casualties occurred. Here, visit the nearby American Military Cemetery & Memorial.

On this tour, you’ll also see the German artillery bunkers and visit the D-Day Museum, the first museum built to commemorate D-Day. In Arromanches, see the remains of the Mulberry Harbor, a temporary harbor built to quickly offload men and cargo, and the Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, which uses archived images to tell the story of the Battle of Normandy. In Sainte-Mère-Église, visit the Airborne Museum, dedicated to the American paratroopers. You’ll visit the Canadian Cemetery and at the Juno Beach Center, the exhibition, the bunker, and the Memorial to the Canadians. Finally, you’ll visit the Memorial Pegasus Museum, dedicated to the 6th British Airborne Division.

History comes alive on this powerful guided D-Day Landing Beaches tour.

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Destinations & Sightseeing

CAEN
Visit the Memorial Museum for Peace
ARROMANCHES
Watch the movie at the 360 circular cinema
MULBERRY HARBOR
See the remains
ARROMANCHES-LES-BAINS
Visit the D-Day Museum
LONGUES-SUR-MER
See the German artillery bunkers
UTAH BEACH
See the memorials and visit the museum
SAINTE-MÈRE-ÉGLISE
Visit the Airborne Museum
OMAHA BEACH
Visit the American Military Cemetery & Memorial
BENY-SUR-MER
Visit the Canadian Cemetery
JUNO BEACH
Visit the exhibition, the bunker, and the Memorial to the Canadians
RANVILLE
Visit the Memorial Pegasus Museum and bridge

Headsets throughout the tour.

Notes:
  • Option to join on Day 2 in Paris. Please ask for details.

Transportation:

Motorcoach/minibus. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies

 Meals

Full buffet breakfast daily; 1 three-course dinner with wine

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Day 1 ARRIVE IN PARIS, FRANCE

Welcome to Paris! Balance of the day at leisure.

Day 2 PARIS–CAEN–ARROMANCHES-LES-BAINS–CAEN

At 8 am, leave Paris and enjoy a pleasant drive to Caen. Here, visit the MEMORIAL MUSEUM FOR PEACE with its exhibits, films, and gardens. Next is Arromanches, where you will watch the movie at the ARROMANCHES 360 CIRCULAR CINEMA. Also see the remains of the Mulberry Harbor in the bay, a temporary harbor built by the Allies to quickly offload men and cargo onto the beaches during the invasion of Normandy. Continue to Arromanches-les-Bains and visit the D-DAY MUSEUM, and to Longues-sur-Mer to see the German artillery bunkers. Return to Caen.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 CAEN. EXCURSION TO THE LANDING BEACHES

This morning, drive to UTAH BEACH to see the MEMORIALS and the MUSEUM. Then, in Sainte-Mère-Église, visit the AIRBORNE MUSEUM, next to the church where John Steele’s parachute got caught in one of the steeples, as filmed in the movie The Longest Day. Next is POINTE DU HOC; Ranger’s Assault; and OMAHA BEACH, with a visit to the nearby AMERICAN MILITARY CEMETERY & MEMORIAL.

Breakfast Breakfast
DinnerDinner

Day 4 CAEN–BÉNY-SUR-MER–LANDING BEACHES–RANVILLE–PARIS

Today, start with a visit to the CANADIAN CEMETERY in Bény-sur-Mer. Arrive at the JUNO BEACH CENTER, visit the exhibition, the bunker, and the Memorial to the Canadians. Then, drive along the coast via Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer to Ranville, where you will visit the MEMORIAL PEGASUS MUSEUM and see the original bridge. Return to Paris.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 5 PARIS

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

 

 

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