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Mon 15 April 2024 - Sat 20 April 2024

Battlefield Tour: D-Day

About the trip

Duration:

X days and X nights

Date:

Mon 15 April 2024 - Sat 20 April 2024

Destination:

Caen

The 6 June 1944 was a turning point in the Second World War with the Allied landings on the Normandy coast during Operation Overlord – the Invasion of mainland Europe. On our tour we see some of the most iconic D-Day locations and visit all the D-Day landing beaches along the Normandy coastline. As well as seeing the site of the Pegasus Bridge glider landing, and where the ‘Band of Brothers’ fought near St. Mère Eglise. Understand D-Day as you overlook Bloody Omaha, or visit the bunkers at Juno Beach and realise that events on these battle sites are what have defined our modern world.

Itinerary includes:

  • Themed days with relevant attractions and sites to the following:
  • The British/Canadian D-Day: Gold, Juno, and Sword beaches
  • The US D-Day: Utah and Omaha beaches
  • The German D-Day
  • The Break-out into the Falaise Pocket and Bocage fighting

Price includes:

  • Ferry crossing, travel, itinerary, expert Battlefield guide, and bed & breakfast
Europe, Holidays, Leicestershire

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Single £699.00

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Twin/Double £1,198.00

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Twin/Double Deposit £200.00

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Pickups and Times

Pickup
Time
Rothwell (N) The Maltings bus stop
08:20
Desborough High St bus stop outside chippy
08:30
Market Harborough Market Hall Bus Terminal
08:45
Kibworth High St bus stop outside library
09:00
Fleckney Saddington Road bus stop
09:15
Wigston Paddock Street bus stop
09:30
Pickup
Time
Rothwell (N) The Maltings bus stop
07:50
Desborough High St bus stop outside chippy
08:00
Market Harborough Market Hall Bus Terminal
08:15
Kibworth High St bus stop outside library
08:30
Fleckney Saddington Road bus stop
08:45
Wigston Paddock Street bus stop
09:00
Pickup
Time
Wigston Paddock Street bus stop
08:00
Fleckney Saddington Road bus stop
08:15
Kibworth High St bus stop outside library
08:30
Market Harborough Market Hall Bus Terminal
08:45
Desborough High St bus stop outside chippy
09:00
Rothwell (S) High St bus stop by the memorial
09:10
Pickup
Time
Wigston Paddock Street bus stop
08:30
Fleckney Saddington Road bus stop
08:45
Kibworth High St bus stop outside library
09:00
Market Harborough Market Hall Bus Terminal
09:15
Desborough High St bus stop outside chippy
09:30
Rothwell (S) High St bus stop by the memorial
09:40
Pickup
Time
Leicester St Margaret’s Bus Station & Wigston
TBC
Fleckney
Kibworth
Market Harborough
Desborough
Rothwell

Free Transfer:

Kettering

The Corn Market Hall bus layby

Accommodation

3 Star

Ibis, Caen City Centre

Bed and Breakfast

Nestled in the heart of Caen city centre, overlooking the serene marina, the ibis Caen Centre hotel stands as the perfect launching point for exploring the historic D-Day sites and the enlightening Caen Memorial. This air-conditioned establishment embraces a tranquil ambiance, providing contemporary and comfortable rooms along with a fitness room for your convenience. A wealth of restaurants awaits just steps away, offering a diverse array of dining options for your evening meal, ensuring a satisfying end to your day of exploration.

£100 single room supplement.

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