A Unique Guided Tour of D-Day Beaches
Included in this package
- Coach travel with Guide
- Irish Ferry sailings for 2 nights, inside cabins on W.B.Yeats
(Breakfast not included)
- 2 nights B&B, 1 evening meal in Mercure Hotel Caen
- Hotel tourist tax
- Entrance to museums in itinerary
NOT included in this package
- Single room supplement @ €125.00 (total for Cabin and hotel)
- Travel Insurance: €34.00 per adult
- €18.00 supplement per person if picking coach up outside Dublin
- A Client Protection Bond of 3% is not included and will be added on to the total gross price of a booking. This Bond protects our clients in the event of supplier business failure. All bookings and transactions are subject to this charge.
**Please note itinerary is subject to change**
**It is the responsibility of each person to be on time for all coach connections, coaches will not wait for latecomers**
** coaches will not wait for latecomers.
**It is illegal to smoke on coaches.**
**Consumption of Food and Alcohol is NOT permitted on board any Coach**
**All alcohol must be stored underneath with the baggage**
Mercure Hotel Caen
Across the street from the Port de Plaisance, this casual hotel is a 7-minute walk from the Abbey of Sainte-Trinité, an 11-minute walk from the Musée de Normandie and 8 km from the Mémorial de Caen.
The warm rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, desks, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Suites add pull-out sofas.
Amenities include a 24/7 exercise room, as well as a bar with views of the port. There’s also a business center, plus 17 meeting rooms. Parking is available. Pets are welcome for a fee.
DAY 1 - Tuesday 01st October
10.00hrs Depart from Limerick [Bus Stop at Kilmurray Lodge, Plassey Road)
10.20hrs Pick-up at Birdhill, Jct 27 M7 Applegreen Services
11.00hrs Pick-up at Moneygall, Jct 23 M7 Barack Obama Plaza
11.45hrs Pick-up at The Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise
12.45hrs Pick-up Naas – (Tougher’s restaurant)
13.15hrs Pick-up at Joels Restaurant, Newlands Cross, Dublin
14.30hrs Pick-up at Irish Ferries Terminal 1, Dublin Port
16.00hrs Depart Dublin Port for overnight sailing to Cherbourg on W.B. Yeats.
DAY 2 -Wednesday 02nd October
11.30hrs Arrive Cherbourg and drive towards Caen for 2 night stay at Mercure Hotel with visits en route to Sainte Mere Eglise, Utah Beach and La Cambe (Gernan Cemetry)
12.40hrs Sainte Mere Eglise – First town to be liberated on June 6. Place where Private John Steele feigned death hanging from the steeple of church in the Square
14.20hrs Depart St. Mere Eglise
14.45hrs Arrive Utah Beach – Utah Beach monuments and memorials. The Museum in honour of the men who came ashore here is built on the site of the remains of the former German Bunkers
16.45hrs Depart Utah Beach
17.10hrs Arrive La Cambe – The largest German War Cemetery in Normandy where the remains of over 21,000 German soldiers are buried.
17.55hrs Depart La Cambe
18.40hrs Arrive Caen – Mercure Hotel for two nights stay on a bed and continental breakfast basis with dinner on first night
DAY 3 - Thursday 03rd October
08.55hrs Depart Hotel
09.15hrs Visit to Pegasus Bridge (monuments and memoirials to the 6th Parachute Regiment) and also to see Café Gondree the first house liberated on the 5th June at 11.16PM.
11.00hrs Depart Pegasus Bridge
11.40hrs Visit to Juno Beach Centre (Canadian memorial and museum to the 45,000 Canadians who lost their lives in the 2nd World War)
13.00hrs Depart Juno beach
13.20hrs Visit to Arromanches (Gold Beach) to see the remains of the former Mulberry Harbour and monuments. Visit to the 360 degree circular cinema on the clifftop overlooking Gold Beach (British sector)
15.15hrs Depart Arromanches
15.30hrs Visit to Longues Sur Mer to see the remains of the former German Gun Battery.
16.10hrs Depart Longues sur Mer
16.30hrs Arrive Bayeux
18.00hrs Depart Bayeux back to hotel
18.30hrs Arrive Hotel
DAY 4 - Friday 5th October
08.50hrs Depart Hotel
09.40hrs Arrive Vierville Sur Mer for drive along OMAHA beach with the remains of former German Bunkers and monuments
09.55hrs Depart Vierville Sur Mer
10.00hrs Visit to American Cemetery with the graves of over 9,000 American soldiers, monuments and memorials and orientation table overlooking Omaha Beach
12.30hrs Depart the Cemetery
13.00hrs Pointe du Hoc – Famous cliff top site taken by the US Rangers under the command of COL. Jame E. Rudder. Poite du Hoc was part of the German Atlantic Wall fortifications.
14.00hrs Arrive Cherbourg
16.30hrs Depart Cherbourg on Irish Ferries W.B.Yeats
DAY 5 - Saturday 6th October
10.45hrs Arrive Dublin North Wall
Coach Drops en-route to Limerick
Normandy Beaches Guided 5-Day Tour
Tuesday, 1st October 2024
4 Night Package
Adults€669.00 per person
Children €669.00 per person
Customer Protection Bond 3% is not included and will be calculated at checkout. This Client Protection Policy protects our clients in the event of supplier business failure. All bookings and transactions are subject to this charge. This charge is applicable to EU residents only.