Normandy - Breathtaking Beauty & WWII War History
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Dates:
Saturday 6th October – Thursday 11th October 2018

NORMANDY – BREATHTAKING BEAUTY & WWII WAR HISTORY

The Normandy region covering France’s north-western corner is blessed with a stunning natural beauty that once inspired Maupassant and Monet. During this holiday we will see some of the most iconic D-Day locations and visit the D-Day landing beaches along the Normandy coastline, as well as seeing the site of the Pegasus Bridge glider landing. We will also visit the bunkers at Juno Beach where historical events have defined our modern world. We finish off with an opportunity to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mont St. Michel – a truly unforgettable holiday.

YOUR 6-DAY HOLIDAY INCLUDES:

  • Return Luxury Coach Transport & Ferry
  • Professional Driver / Guide who will act as Tour Manager for the group
  • 5 Nights Hotel / Ferry Accommodation
  • Evening Meal on 6 evenings
  • Breakfast on 5 mornings
  • Entrances to Caen Memorial Museum, Pegasus Bridge Museum, The Atlantic Wall Museum, Arromanches 360 Theatre & Landing Museum, Bayeux Tapestry & Mont St. Michel

PICK-UPS FOR THIS TRIP

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TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Board your coach and travel overnight to mainland France.

Day 2: Today we visit the medieval town of Bayeux on route to our hotel in Lisieux where we will be based for the next 3 nights. Bayeux is famous for its links with the Battle of Hastings invasion of 1066, which is retold in the Bayeux Tapestry, a UNESCO Memory of the World.

Day 3: We will visit the Caen Memorial Museum and on to visit the largest British Commonwealth War Cemetery where nearly 5000 soldiers are buried.

Day 4: The Pegasus Bridge & Museum which retells the story behind the glider landing. Next stop is the Atlantic Wall museum and then Sword, Juno & Gold landing beaches with a visit to D-Day Museum and Arromanches 360 Theatre.

Day 5: Mont St. Michel with its Abbey, located on a little island less than 1km from the mainland, welcomes more than three million visitors each year. Enjoy your day exploring this wonderfully historic island before your overnight journey to Ireland.

Day 6: Arrive in Ireland and journey back to your original pick up location.

*Single Supplement: €130

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