D-Day 80th Anniversary

Private Tour
5 to 9 June 2024

Book a private tour commemorating the 80th Anniversary of D-Day.

In The Footsteps® has been arranging tours to the anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy for private groups for over sixteen years.

D-Day 80th Anniversary Tour

The tour includes attending a commemorative event as well as visiting the most significant D-Day battlefield sites.

The best way to attend the D-Day 80th Anniversary

Discover the incredible story behind the Allied Invasion that came ashore on the Calvados Coast of Normandy on 6 June 1944, D-Day, that momentous day that changed the course of history.

Our D-Day Anniversary tour will combine commemorative activity with a comprehensive tour visiting the battlefields of all five landing beaches and the two airborne landing zones. It will include visiting the major iconic sites at Sainte-Mère-Église, La Fière bridge and causeway, Brécourt Battery, UTAH Beach, OMAHA Beach, the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Longues-sur-Mer Battery, GOLD Beach, JUNO Beach, SWORD Beach, Pegasus Bridge and the Café Gondrée.

Join one of our expert Battlefield Historians on this tour commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings, which will include attending one of the commemorative events honouring those who fought in this epic battle.

D-Day Anniversary Tour Film Strip

5 June 2024: Outward journey

Our In The Footsteps® D-Day 80th Anniversary Tour begins when we collect you from London and drive to Normandy.

Overnight in Caen.

6 June 2024: Attend a commemorative anniversary event*

Today will be spent at an event commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings and you will return to your hotel at approximately 17:30 hrs.

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

7 June 2024: American Airborne, UTAH Beach, OMAHA Beach and American Cemetery*

Today, we concentrate on the American Landings. We will explore:

The UTAH Beach area — Sainte-Mère-Église to discuss the actions of the American Airborne, and UTAH Beach to explore the landing area of the US 4th Infantry Division.

The OMAHA Beach area — Looking at the landing areas of the US Rangers, 29th Infantry Division and 1st Infantry Division.

During the day we will visit the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial.

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

8 June 2024: The British and Canadian Beaches*

Today is spent exploring the British and Canadian landing beaches.

We begin at the German Coastal Artillery Battery at Longues-sur-Mer, with its guns still in their casements and intact observation post looking out over the English Channel

We then head to the Normandy British Memorial to pay our respects to the fallen.

The remainder of the day is spent exploring the British and Canadian landing beaches of GOLD, JUNO and SWORD.

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

9 June 2024: The British Airborne area and return journey

This morning, you will visit the British Airborne sector beginning at Pegasus Bridge, Bénouville. You will have the opportunity to take refreshments at the Café Gondrée, the first house liberated.

Time permitting, your battlefield historian will take you to either Ranville to visit the Churchyard and adjacent CWGC Cemetery or Merville Battery.

Our tour at an end, we begin our journey back to the UK.

These days may be changed around to facilitate attending the appropriate commemorative event.

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

From £1,760.00 GBP*

The price for this tour is dependant upon accommodation availability and costs. It is based upon:

  • Pick-up and drop-off from London
  • Minimum of four people touring (Price available on request for two people)
  • Travel in a dedicated tour vehicle driven by our expert battlefield historian
  • Two people sharing a double or twin room
  • Includes breakfasts throughout.

* Costs may vary from those shown above due to the availability and selection of hotels, and other associated cost variations at the time of booking.

A supplement of £170.00 GBP applies where single occupancy is required.

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

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Why Travel With In The Footsteps®

In The Footsteps Tours Limited have 20 years’ experience in designing and providing top quality tours to destinations across the United Kingdom, Europe, and many other destinations around the world. Our award-winning service is second to none and our team of historians and guides are recognised for their excellence. On an In The Footsteps® tour you can be sure that your enjoyment and satisfaction are guaranteed.

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