Battle of Normandy and D-Day Beaches
A veritable open air museum, the historical area of the Battle of Normandy brings together poignant memories connected with D-Day 1944, when the outcome of the Second World War depended upon the brave efforts of the Allied offensive.
Caen • Pegasus Bridge • Landing Beaches • Military Cemeteries • Full day Battlefields Guide
Day 1 Channel crossing and on to Normandy, where we offer a choice of hotels.
Day 2 Start with a visit to the Caen Memorial Museum. In the afternoon proceed north to the D-Day Landing Beaches and discover the artificial harbour in Arromanches. Then continue east along the beaches to see the Pegasus Bridge and with a possible visit to the Pegasus Memorial Museum. Final stop is the Ranville Commonwealth Cemetery before returning to the hotel in time for dinner.
Day 3 Visit the Bayeux War Cemetery and see the Bayeux Memorial. Then proceed toward Utah Beach and the Airborne Museum in the heart of the village of Sainte-Mere-Eglise. Finally visit the Omaha Sector and the American Military Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer before returning to the hotel via Bayeaux or Caen.
Day 4 A scenic day with a visit to the wonderful old port of Honfleur. This vibrant town is a magnet for visitors and has no end of shops, cafés and restaurants.
Day 5 Depart and journey home with a variety of possible stops en-route.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
Mercure Herouville, Caen
A 3 star hotel located on the edge of Caen and a short drive from the coast and landing beaches.
Hotel Jardins de Deauville
A good 3 star hotel with an attractive rural location. Rooms are well appointed and facilities include a bar, restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, terrace and gardens.
• 3 star superior • Lift
• Outdoor swimming pool
• Terrace and gardens
• Buffet breakfast and 3 course dinner with choice
• Coach parking
Mercure Hotel, Lisieux
A 3 star hotel found on the outskirts of the city. The hotel has good facilities and is a great base for excursions throughout the area.
Your tour includes:
• Short Channel ferry crossings
• 3 or 4 nights half board in hotel of choice
• Services of a specialist guide for 1 day
While we offer a very wide range of destinations it is impossible to feature everything here. If you cannot see what you are looking for please contact us to discuss your requirements.