OVERVIEW

Be taken to the site of the Allied landings on these famous beaches, which stretch for 50 miles along the Normandy coast. During the night of 6th June 1944 Operation Overlord saw the arrival of 135,000 men and 20,000 vehicles on the D-Day landing beaches code named Sword, Juno, Gold, Omaha and Utah.  Follow their battles into France pass the Airborne Battles to the planned Breakout.

Testimonials

  • Learn what was at stake and planning required
  • Appreciate the courage of the first soldiers who landed
  • Visit the scene of the world’s largest invasion
STAR FEATURES
  • Accommodation included
  • See German bunkers
  • Pay tribute to the fallen
  • Learn about the German Occupation
  • And the French Resistance
  • See the memorials along the beach
  • View the evidence of battle
  • Informed guides bring to life the landings
  • Inspiring and moving
  • An unforgettable experience
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Location

Normandy

Launched from the south coast of England the Allied forces arrived on the beaches of Normandy. They were sites of intense fighting – at Omaha alone the US lost nearly 3000 soldiers. You will visit the beaches, landing sites and battlefields of WWII in Normandy as well as museums. With this tour learn all about this incredible campaign and turning point in WW2.

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