D-Day 80th Anniversary

Coach Tour
4 to 9 June 2024
£1,428.00 GBP

Join our expert Battlefield Historian, Jo Hook, on our coach tour commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings. Attend one of the events honouring those who fought in this epic battle and visit the two National Memorials and the major D-Day battlefield sites.

D-Day 80th Anniversary Tour

The In The Footsteps D-Day 80th Anniversary Coach Tour

Join our expert Battlefield Historian, Jo Hook, on this coach tour commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings. This comprehensive coach tour visits the five landing beaches and the two airborne landing zones of Operation OVERLORD, the invasion of Normandy. During the tour you will visit: the two major Allied memorials - The British Normandy Memorial, and the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial; the iconic battlefield sites of Pegasus Bridge, Merville Battery, SWORD Beach, JUNO Beach, Arromanches-les-Bains and Mulberry Harbour, Sainte-Mère-Église, UTAH Beach, Pointe Du Hoc, and OMAHA Beach; and La Cambe German Cemetery.

D-Day Anniversary Tour Film Strip

4 June 2024: Outward journey

(D)

Our In The Footsteps® D-Day 80th Anniversary Coach Tour begins when we collect you from London and drive to Dover. During the day you will explore the Battle of Britain at Hawkinge or Dunkirk from Dover Castle before overnighting at the 4* Dover Marina Hotel & Spa close to the ferry port.

5 June 2024: Cross the English Channel and setting the scene

(B)

Today begins with crossing the English Channel on the 10:00 sailings from Dover to Calais. After disembarking, we drive across France to the Normandy Invasion area, where your battlefield historian will set the scene for the following days, before you check into the 3* Kyriad Hérouville Saint Clair, Caen Nord, our tour hotel.

The evening is spent at your leisure either in your hotel or local area.

6 June 2024: Anniversary Event, British Airborne area and SWORD Beach

(B, PL)

Today we will attend one of the anniversary events commemorating the 80th Anniversary of D-Day (TBC).

We will also explore the British Airborne and SWORD Beach areas, including Pegasus Bridge, Ranville, Merville Battery, SWORD Beach and the Hillman Bunker.

The evening is spent at your leisure either in your hotel or local area.

7 June 2024: The British Normandy Memorial, JUNO Beach, GOLD Beach and the Mulberry Harbour

(B, PL)

Today we visit the British Normandy Memorial and explore JUNO Beach, GOLD Beach and Arromanches-les-Bains, the site of the British Mulberry Harbour Port Winston. During the day we will visit the Bayeux British Cemetery and Memorial to pay our respects to the fallen.

The evening is spent at your leisure either in your hotel or local area.

8 June 2024: The American landing area

(B, PL)

Today is spent exploring the American landing beaches and airborne landing zone, including UTAH Beach, Sainte-Mère-Église, La Cambe German Cemetery, Pointe-du-Hoc, OMAHA Beach, and the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial.

The evening is spent at your leisure either in your hotel or local area.

9 June 2024: Shopping and return journey

(B)

This morning, you have the opportunity to do some shopping in Caen before we begin our journey back to the UK where we drop you off in London.

Meals included:     B - Breakfast     PL - Packed Lunch     D - Welcome Dinner

Please note:     Itineraries are subject to change due to operational reasons. Any changes will be advised closer to the time of departure. 

£1,428.00 GBP

The price for this tour is based upon:

  • Pick-up and drop-off from London
  • Two people sharing a double or twin room.

A supplement of £415.00 GBP applies where single occupancy is required.

A deposit of 30% per person is payable on booking.

Booking indicates your acceptance of our Standard Terms and Conditions.

In The Footsteps Tours Limited activities are bound by the Package Travel and Linked Arrangements Regulations 2018 and all monies paid to us are held in a Travel Trust Association holding account. Our tours are protected by the TTA's Standalone Safe Seat Plan Guarantee.

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