Normandy and the D-DAY beaches


Completed. 23rd-26th April, 2019. 4-day tour of the main sites of JUNE 6, 1944 – starting from Cherbourg (arriving via Fast Craft from Portsmouth) and motoring down the Cotentin Peninsula via the St Marcouf Battery, Sainte-Mère-Église, Utah Beach and thence to our hotel at Arromanches, famous for its Mulberry Harbour (still visible). Then (Day 2) to the British and Canadian beaches, Pegasus Bridge, Merville Battery and back to Arromanches via Creully, Monty’s chateau HQ. Day 3: Longues Battery, Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc. Day 4: return to Portsmouth via Ouistreham. The family-run hotel has lovely views of the setting sun from its spectacular restaurant. Excellent food.


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