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The D-Day Landings Tour

The D-Day Landings: Landing Craft & Mulberry Harbour

The D-Day Landings|Normandy: Four-Day Tours

Day One (Outward):  Local pick-up & travel to Dover. Ferry to Calais. Onward travel to your accommodation in Caen (3* B&B for three nights). Check-in & evening free.
(Note:  This itinerary can be adapted for groups wishing to travel via Brittany Ferries sailing from Portsmouth. Please ask our staff for details).

Day Two (British Sector ):  Montgomery relied heavily on experienced divisions to assault the three beaches in the British Sector. Visits to: 
  • Pegasus Bridge & Gondrée Café:  The British airborne assault; visit to the museum
  • Ranville Cemetery:  The airborne casualties & the first British officer killed on D-Day
  • Sword Beach at Hermanville-la-Breche:  British 3rd Division landing; Hobart's "funnies"
  • Juno Beach at Courseulles-sur-Mer:  Canadian 3rd Division landing & their push inland
  • Gold Beach at Ver-sur-Mer:  Follow the advance of the Green Howard's; Stan Hollis VC 
  • Mulberry Harbour at Arromanches:  British 50th Division landing & logistics after D-Day
  • Bayeux War Cemetery & Memorial:  The main British cemetery in Normandy
Day Three (American Sector):  The Americans experienced contrasting fortunes during their assault: Visits to:
  • La Cambe German Cemetery:  German casualties; Michael Wittmann & his tank crew
  • Ste Mère Église:  The American airborne assault; visit to the Airborne Museum
  • Utah Beach:  US 4th Division landing & the role of Theodore Roosevelt Jr
  • Pointe du Hoc:  The US Rangers on D-Day; preserved battlefield with gun emplacements
  • Omaha Beach: US 1st & 29th Division landing; "Bloody" Omaha
  • Colleville American Cemetery:  The American cemetery in Normandy  
Day Four (Return):  Depart for Calais & ferry crossing to Dover. Return to your local drop-off point(s). A hypermarket visit can be included en-route, time permitting (Sundays excluded). 
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