Exclusive DDay 80th anniversary 2024
8 days tour WWII Special
JUNE 3, 2024 TO JUNE 10, 2024*
*other dates possible upon request, subject to availability
An exclusive experience of the WWII events during the 80th anniversary of DDAY!
Not only will you have the opportunity to participate in a unique DDay anniversary, but our small group will make your experience one of a kind. We only accept 6 persons on this tour.
Some of the sites we offer are not included in any other anniversary tour offer. Chose the exception!
Guided visits specifically designed for a tour that takes you from 1940 to 1944, covers the grounds from Dunkirk to Paris, via Dieppe, the Normandy Beaches, Oradour S/Glane, to finish up with an exclusive day in Paris dedicated to the Holocaust.
Everything will be taken care of for you, and you will have free evenings at the end of each day to enjoy some on own time.
Your hotels will be carefully choosen to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Please let us of any allergies or preferences so we can pick the best restaurants for you.
We will pick you up in Paris and bring you back to Paris.
Rate for this all-inclusive special offer : 500€ per person per day, minimum 4 participants
DAY 1 - PARIS TO DUNKIRK
Once the group has met and left Paris, we will be heading to Dunkirk where your guide will give you a guided tour of the town and the beach where Operation Dynamo took place in May 1940.
DAY 2 - DUNKIRK TO DIEPPE
After breakfast we will drive from Dunkirk to Dieppe. In Dieppe all the details of Operation Jubilee will be presented by your guide. Operation Jubilee took place in 1942 and marks a milestone during WWII.
DAY 3 - DIEPPE TO BAYEUX - ATLANTIK WALL DDAY BRITISH HIGHLIGHTS
After breakfast in Dieppe, we will be heading towards the DDAY landing beaches. Our first experience will be guided tour of the formidable German defenses of the Atlantic Wall.
Arrival in Bayeux and visit of the Commonwealth War Cemetery. There was little actual fighting in Bayeux although it was the first French town of importance to be liberated. Bayeux War Cemetery is the largest Commonwealth cemetery of the Second World War in France and contains burials brought in from the surrounding districts and from hospitals that were located nearby.
BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY, which was completed in 1952, contains 4,144 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 338 of them unidentified. There are also over 500 war graves of other nationalities, the majority German.
The BAYEUX MEMORIAL stands opposite the cemetery and bears the names of more than 1,800 men of the Commonwealth land forces who died in the early stages of the campaign and have no known grave. They died during the landings in Normandy, during the intense fighting in Normandy itself, and during the advance to the River Seine in August.
DAY 4 - DDAY UTAH AND AIRBORNE
This day will be dedicated to the sector of Utah Beach / Sainte Marie du Mont / Sainte Mère Eglise and Carentan. A thorough and detailed guided tour of the operations led by the American Paratroopers on DDay as well as the landings at Utah Beach will allow you to grasp this incredibly well orchestred mission.