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Relive the past with a visit to Normandy's landing beaches.

Somme, Normandy and Mont St. Michel Tour

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Relive the past with a visit to Normandy's landing beaches.
Relive the legacy of World War 1 with a historical tour of war memorials in Somme and Normandy landings. Top off your tour with a with a visit to Mont Saint Michel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Highlights

Tour of Bayeux, including the Bayeux Tapestry, Normandy's historic beach and airborne landings, and the UNESCO-listed Mont Saint-Michel

Tour of Somme - Villers Bretonneux, National Memorial, Sir John Monash Centre, Slouch Hat Memorial and Arras underground tunnels

Explore the historic regions of Somme, Normandy, and Bayeaux and spend a moment gazing into the beauty of Mont Saint-Michel and its abbey. This tour is a great opportunity to see France like you've never seen it before as well to honor the bravery of the soldiers who fought in pursuit of freedom. Informative and fascinating, this holiday is a wondrous way to relive the past as you go through your impressive itinerary. Your historical tour includes Villers Bretonneux, National Memorial, Sir John Monash Centre, and Normandy's historic beach and airborne landings. On Day 5, you'll go to the UNESCO-listed Mont Saint-Michel, a Gothic medieval structure jutting out from a rocky islet surrounded by sandbanks and powerful tides.

Tour departs daily from January to December 2020.

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Included

5-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel
English speaking driver-guide
Entry to all sites and monuments listed in itinerary
Daily breakfast
Transportation in comfortable minibus

Itinerary

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Day 1
Amiens

Arrive in Amiens at leisure. Stay overnight at Grand Hotel de l'Univers.

Day 2
Somme Region

Depart your hotel after breakfast for a full day tour of Somme Region. Visit the major reas of Villers Bretonneux including Albert, Beaumont Hamel preserved trench park, Villers Bretonneux National Memorial and the Sir John Monash Centre. Return late afternoon.

Breakfast
Day 3
Amiens - Normandy

Depart for Normandy, stopping for the afternoon at Pegasus Bridge.

Breakfast
Day 4
Normandy Region

Following breakfast, enjoy a full day tour of the Normandy region. Visits include historic beach and airborne landings. These areas can include Arromanches-les-Bains, Colleville-sur-Mer, Omaha Beach, Omaha Cemetery and Point D’Hoc.

Breakfast
Day 5
Normandy Region

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at your hotel before departing for a full day tour of Bayeux and Mont Saint Michel. Explore Bayeux, including the Bayeux Tapestry, and visit Mont Saint Michel, the beautiful abbey dating from 708.

Breakfast
Day 6
Normandy Region

After breakfast, you will enjoy a morning tour of either Longues-sur-Mer battery or the Port-en-Bessin-Huppain before being dropped off at Bayeux Station at 1:00 PM.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French
Currency
EUR
5 nights
from AUD2,792
per person, twin share
Amiens
01 January - 31 December 2020
France & Monaco Brochure
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Important notes

It's possible to visit a relatives' cemetery if it falls within the itinerary area. Please inform us with the details in advance.

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