WW2 D-Day Landings Normandy – Battlefield Tour

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£269.00 / Per Person

Walking the Battlefields

  • 4 - 5 Days
  • All Year Round
  • France
  • Group Offers Available

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The landings on the Normandy coastline on 6th June 1944 were the turning point of the WW2 in the west – few other events of this war have captivated such public interest, and D-Day remains an inspiring and moving story more than 70 years later.

RTC Travel UK offers great inclusive package deals. We can arrange every aspect of your holiday, from arranging travel to and from the airport to lounge booking at the airport.

Recommended for: Couples, Honeymoon, Divers, Anniversaries

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Walking the D-Day Landings in Normandy Tour Includes

  • 3 or 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Battlefield visits as described
  • FREE local joining points

Key Visits

– Pegasus Memorial Museum
– Sword, Gold & Omaha Beaches
– Juno Beach Centre
– Arromanches
– Overlord Museum
– Utah Beach Museum

05/11/18 - 01/04/19 (All Inclusive)

Per person

Holiday

4 Days£269
5 Days£389

4 Day Holiday

Day 1

Local departure by coach, then to Caen in Normandy for a three-night stay.

Day 2 - Britain’s D-Day: Pegasus Bridge & British Beaches

Today is spent looking at the British and Canadian involvement. Sites of special interest will be…

Pegasus Bridge & Museum, scene of the first actions of D-Day and glider landings, as well as Ranville War Cemetery.

Sword, Juno & Gold beaches, scenes of heavy British and Canadian losses.

Arromanches, where we see the remains of the Mulberry Harbour.

Day 3 - America’s D-Day: Bloody Omaha & American Airborne

Today we look at the American aspects of D-Day and the story of ‘Bloody Omaha.’ We see:

Omaha Beach, where we uncover the real story of Saving Private Ryan and visit the huge Normandy American Cemetery.

Overlord Museum, we visit this impressive museum in Normandy.

Richard Winters Leadership Memorial, we look at the story of the US Airborne Forces and the men known as the ‘Band of Brothers’.

Utah Beach, we visit the expanded museum.

German Cemetery at La Cambe, the resting place of German tank ace Michael Wittman.

Day 4

Return home.

 

5 Day Holiday

Day 1

Local departure by coach, then to Caen in Normandy for a four-night stay.

Day 2 - Britain’s D-Day: Pegasus Bridge & British Beaches

Today is spent looking at the British and Canadian involvement. Sites of special interest will be…

Pegasus Bridge & Museum, scene of the first actions of D-Day and glider landings, as well as Ranville War Cemetery.

Sword, Juno & Gold beaches, scenes of heavy British and Canadian losses.

Arromanches, where we see the remains of the Mulberry Harbour.

Day 3 - America’s D-Day: Bloody Omaha & American Airborne

Today we look at the American aspects of D-Day and the story of ‘Bloody Omaha.’ We see:

Omaha Beach, where we uncover the real story of Saving Private Ryan and visit the huge Normandy American Cemetery.

Overlord Museum, we visit this impressive museum in Normandy.

Richard Winters Leadership Memorial, we look at the story of the US Airborne Forces and the men known as the ‘Band of Brothers’.

Utah Beach, we visit the expanded museum.

German Cemetery at La Cambe, the resting place of German tank ace Michael Wittman.

Day 4 - Battle of the Bocage: Falaise Gap

We move beyond D-Day and look at the fighting in the Bocage countryside…

Bloody Battles, we examine the fighting at Tilly-sur-Seulles and Fontenay le Pesnel.

‘Scottish Corridor’, we visit Hill 112 with its Churchill tank memorial.

‘Corridor of Death’, used by the Germans to make their retreat in August 1944.

Day 5

Return home.
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