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D-Day Landings 80th Anniversary Tour

D-Day 80th Anniversary Commemorative Tour

Sun 4 - Thu 8 Aug 2024: An Online Exclusive Break to the D-Day 80th Anniversary Commemorative Tour with Johnsons Coaches

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Sunday 4th to Thursday 8th August 2024

 

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

 

Normandy will forever be marked by the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy that led to the liberation of France and Europe. 2024 will mark the 80th Anniversary of this historic event, which marked the beginning of the liberation of France and Western Europe. Join us for an awe-inspiring journey as we follow in the footsteps of the over three hundred thousand Allied soldiers and personnel who took part in the Normandy Landings eighty years ago.

 

What’s Included:

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach Travel

  • One Boarding Point here at Henley-in-Arden

  • Our Own Courier Service

  • 4 Nights Half Board at the 4-star Novotel Caen Cote de Nacre Hotel

  • Entrance & Guided Tour of the D-Day Museum at Arromanches

  • Entrance to the Caen Memorial, including Audio Guide

  • Entrance to the Tapisserie De Bayeux

  • Entrance to the Overlord Museum

 

 

Sunday

We travel to Dover for our short sea crossing to Calais, continuing to the 4-star Novotel Caen, Cote de Nacre arriving in time for dinner & our 4-night stay.

Monday

On today’s excursion we discover many of the Memorials and War Cemeteries associated with the ‘British sector’ of the Normandy Landings - Sites we’ll see include:

Pegasus Bridge - Pegasus Bridge Memorial, Ranville War Cemetery, Sword Beach, Juno Beach, Gold Beach, The Normandy Memorial and Arromanches-les-Bains, including a guided tour of the D-Day Museum.

Tuesday

This morning we include an audio-guided tour of the wonderful Caen Peace Memorial. We continue to the nearby Bayeux War Cemetery followed by an afternoon visit to Bayeux where we include entrance to the Bayeux Tapestry Museum.

Wednesday

Today we drive to Omaha Beach, followed by a visit to St Mere Eglise. Next, we visit Utah Beach, followed by a visit to the Overlord Museum. In the afternoon we continue via the German Cemetery at La Cambe, before visiting the thought-provoking Normandy American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer

Thursday

Departing our hotel after breakfast we pause in picturesque Honfleur before returning to Calais for our early evening sailing back to the UK.

Your Hotel

 

4* Novotel Caen, Cote de Nacre

The Novotel Caen Côte de Nacre is located 20 minutes from the beaches of the Allied Landings, near the Peace Memorial. It offers a heated outdoor swimming pool, a terrace and a garden. Each guest room at the Novotel has satellite TV and free Wi-Fi internet access. Additional facilities include: * Outdoor swimming pool * Free WiFi * 126 rooms * 4 rooms for people with reduced mobility * 60 Family rooms * Non-smoking rooms * Tea/coffee maker in all rooms * Rooms are on 2-floors * Lift * Restaurant * Bar. Dinners are 3 course/3 choice & include tea/coffee.

 

Duration, Dates and Price:

Sun 2 - Thu 8 Aug 2024

4 Nights

£799

 

Departs: 5.00am

Returns: 10.30pm (approx.)

 

Supplements:

Single Occupancy: £284

Holiday Insurance: £69.50

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Henley in Arden Depot Park & Ride, Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden

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