A day to discover le Memorial de Caen and the D-Day Landing Beaches. From the harbour of Arromanches to the Pointe du Hoc and taking in Omaha Beach on the way follow the guide and listen to the story of one day that led to the end of the Second World War. Stay overnight in Bayeux and explore on day 2 the rich history of this medieval city
The "Stories of Normandy" Charm Stay includes :
1st day :
Pick-up at Caen railway station in the morning by a guide from le Mémorial de Caen
Guided tour of the Second World War areas at le Mémorial de Caen
Lunch at le Mémorial de Caen
Guided tour of the D-Day Landing Beaches in the afternoon (4 to 5 hours)
An illustrated handbook on the D-day landings (a Caen Mémorial publication)
One night B&B in Bayeux in a 3 charm hotel for 2 people
2nd day :
Self-guided visit of the city of Bayeux (suggested 2 hours)
Self-guided visit of the Battle of Normandy Museum in Bayeux (suggested 2 hours)
Guided audio visit of the Bayeux Tapestry (suggested 1 hour)
Transfer to Bayeux railway station at the end of the day
Picking-up at Caen railway station transfer to le Mémorial de Caen and transfer to the hotel in Bayeux are provided by air-conditioned mini-van. Transfer to Bayeux railway station by taxi.
Duration of the WWII area guided visit at Le Memorial de Caen on the morning : about 2 hrs (except on Saturdays Sundays and Bank Holidays: between 1 and 2 hours)
Duration or the guided tour on the D-Day Landing beaches on the afternoon : between 4 to 5 hrs
Description of the guided tour on the D-Dav Landing beaches :
A complete 4 to 5 hours round trip with a bilingual guide from Le Memorial de Caen in an air- conditioned mini-van including the visit of the following main sites :
• The artificial harbour at Arromanches
• The battery at Longues-sur-Mer
• The American Military Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer
• Omaha Beach
• The Pointe du Hoc
Duration of the visit of Baveux (estimation for a self-guided visit) :
about 2 hours
Duration of the Battle of Normandy Museum visit (estimation for a self-
guided visit) : about 2 hours
Duration of the Bayeux Tapestry audio-guided visit : about 1 hour
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For cancellations occurring between 15 and 4 days prior to the tour a 60% cancellation fee will apply. There shall be no refund for tours canceled less than 4 days prior to the tour date.
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