Visit planned to D-Day Normandy landing sights

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Malcolm Dean is organising a 5 Night trip to Normandy D Day Beaches in July next year.

The trip is open to all and takes place from Monday 25 July 2022 to Saturday 30 July 2022.  The cost will be £400 per person, which includes:

• coach travel and ferry costs

• 5 nights Ibis hotel bed and breakfast accommodation (based on two sharing – single room supplement applies)

• a guide for days 2 and 3

• entry to 4 museums

It does not include:

• travel insurance (this trip is being organised by volunteers so not ABTA covered); health insurance; lunch, dinner, snacks, drinks etc

Itinerary:

Day 1 – Monday 25th July

• Travel to France by coach and ferry from Portsmouth to Caen

• Pick up points –

Weymouth

Salisbury

Andover

Basingstoke

Fleet Services (maybe Aldershot –tbc)

• Pick up times to be confirmed. Weymouth pick up likely to be at 7am

Day 2 - Tuesday 26th July

• Memorial Pegasus Bridge Museum

• Pegasus Bridge, Bailey Bridge and the Horsa Glider

• Merville gun battery

• Ranville war cemetery

• Sword Beach

• Juno Beach and Juno Beach Centre

• Arromanches and the Mulberry harbour

 

For further information, contact Malcolm Dean on 07776 132775

Day 3 – Wednesday 27th July

• Longues sur Mer German gun battery

• Omaha Beach and the US cemetery

• La Pointe du Hoc

• St Mere Eglise and Angouville au Plain the airbourne church

• The museum at St Mere Egliose

• Utah Beach (if time allows)

• German cemetery at La Cambe

Day 4 – Thursday 28th July

• TBC

Day 5 – Friday 29th July

• Free Day

Day 6 – Saturday 30th July

• Return to England by Ferry from Caen to Portsmouth

• Drop off times to be confirmed, Fleet/Aldershot likely to be 11pm, which means Weymouth at about 3am