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Tours in France - D Day, Normandy, Paris, the Riviera and The Vineyards

Tours in France are available for a minimum of four days at £1,800 GBP. Further days are available at £400 per day
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Here are a few pictures of what you will see on the D Day, Normandy Landings Tour
Possible Normandy 7 day Itinerary

Day 1
a. Visit Aldershot Airborne Forces Museum: the true heroes of the day!
b. Southwark House/HMS Dryad: final planning was in the Map Room;
c. Free time for lunch in one of the historic pubs around this village;
d. D-Day Museum in Southsea, with the excellent Overlord Tapestry;
e. Optional visit to Portsmouth Cathedral followed by Evensong at 6.00;
f. Drinks and included dinner at a typical historic Portsmouth hostelry!
g. Overnight Brittany Ferries Portsmouth to Caen

Day 2
a. Visit the Pegasus Bridge Museum, opened by Prince of Wales in 2000;
b. Visit Bavent Ridge, the vital eastern flank of the Allied Invasion Force;
c. Ranville Cemetery: our earliest casualties are buried in this churchyard;
d. Merville Gun Battery, captured by 6th Airborne, to protect the beaches;
e. Included coffee break at café across Pegasus Bridge from the Museum;
f. Follow the British and Canadian Landing Beaches: Sword, Juno, Gold;
g. Visit the new Canadian Centre by Juno, at Courseulles-sur-Mer, lunch;
h. Continue to Bayeux, where we shall stay at the *** Hotel de Brunville.

Day 3
a. Arromanches-les-Bains, the Mulberry Harbour and 360o Panorama;
b. Return to Bayeux with optional visit to Bayeux’s Battle of Normandy
Museum, illustrating various aspects of this crucial part of the war;
c. Enjoy Bayeux with its famous Tapestry and Cathedral Bayeux, the first
major city to be liberated, without damage, is a beautiful ancient town,
with many lovely half-timbered and fine stone buildings.

Day 4
a. Omaha Beach, US Armed Forces Landings, with its two Museums;
b. Colleville-sur-Mer, American Military Cemetery, so heart-breaking;
c. Ste. Mere Eglise, with its lovely church and US “Private John Steel”;
d. Free time for lunch and to visit the Musee Airborne 6 Juin, 1944;
e. Return to Bayeux. Evening at leisure.

Day 5
a. Caen with its enormous Peace Memorial Museum, totally amazing;
b. Afternoon at leisure in Caen. An opportunity to visit William the
Conqueror’s chateau, and the Abbaies des Hommes and des Dames;
Return to Bayeux. Evening at leisure.

Day 6
a. Visit La Cambe’s German War Cemetery, originally a US cemetery;
b. Utah Beach and its museum; more US troops drowned than were shot;
c. French Museum about the Occupation at Quineville, with archive film;
d. Visit St.Vaast La Hougue, where King James II’s last hopes were lost;
e. Included dinner at La Barcadere, overlooking this attractive harbour;
f. 11.45 board Brittany Ferries overnight ferry to Poole

Day 7
a. Drive by the Lulworth Firing Ranges, nearby Tyneham MOD Village;
b. Visit ARF Bovington Tank Regiment Museum to review vital tanks;
c. See Moreton Church, where Lawrence of Arabia aka Ross, is buried;
d. Visit Weymouth and Portland, two of the main scenes of war action;
e. Time at leisure for lunch in this charming part of beautiful Dorset;
f. Visit Nether Wallop Army Air Corps Museum, to see their vital role;
g. Return to London,
US Paratroops arriving at the D Day invasion area by glider
German Tiger tank, thanks to Hitler's decision to hold the Nazi tanks in reserve the Allies did not have to contend with them at the landings
Remains of Nazi artillery battery near to the landing area
D Day beach landings
German War cemetery in Normandy Commando memorial
American cemetery in Normandy An allied mine disposal tank known as the funnies
Normandy
Normandy Normandy
Rouen and Honfleur
Paris Paris
Here are a few pictures of what you will see in Paris
See the amazing Boulevards of Paris, visit the legendary Louvre, mount the incredible Eiffel Tour feel as if you are on top of the world and then descend to ground level and relax at some of those renowned cafes. Day tours of Paris available from £450 GBP

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Champs Elysees Tour Eiffel
Paris Paris
Paris Paris
Paris Paris
Here are a few pictures of what you will see on the Riviera
For those on the Riviera here are some suggested routes with the cost of enjoying these tours
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Riviera Riviera
Riviera Riviera
Riviera Riviera
The vineyard tour
Lets get to really know the famous wine regions from the Loire Valley through the Champagne region around Reims then down to Burgundy and over to Bordeaux whilst we experience visits to Vineyards and wine tasting

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Vineyard Vineyard
Vineyard Vineyard

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