Landing Beaches of Normandy with Lunch
Visit of particular significance for war veterans, their families and those interested in the period of World War II, for other passengers, the opportunity of discovering the Normandy region with its beautiful landscapes. We cross the western districts of Paris as far as the Porte d'Auteuil and take the motorway as far as Caen. We stop at the Caen memorial museum (known as the Peace Museum) for a commented visit and film followed by lunch. After lunch we depart for the landing beaches with a stop at both the Pointe du Hoc and the American cemetery Saint-Laurent at Omaha Beach. We continue with a visit of German artillery battery and make a stop at Arromanches. Continue on to the Canadian memorial of Juno Beach, a short stop on the motorway on our return journey to Paris.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
Address or meeting point Rivoli agency, 214 rue de rivoli, Paris 1st.
Hours & minutes Approximately 14 hours and a half.
Start or opening time Available from Apr 1 to Oct 31: Mondays, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. From Nov 1 to Mar 31: Wednesday and Saturday. The departure time of the tour is at 07.00 hours.
End or closing time At 21.30 hours. The tour is not available from January 1 to January 24.
Is it possible to get there by public transport? Yes.
List each means of public transportion and the stop's name Nearest metro: Pyramides/Palais Royal (Lines 1,7 & 14).
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? Yes, with guide.
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? English and French.
Are audio guides or brochures available? if so, in which languages? No.
Do you provide additional companions or personnel? No.
Are any commercial stops made during the tour? No.
Content & Specialized items
Are additional items needed? Which ones are included? No, includes the transportation, the guide, the lunch (with berverages) and the tickets.
List the specific clothing required Comfortable clothes and shoes depending the time of the year.
Is lunch/dinner included on this tour? Yes. Lunch at the Caen Peace Memorial Museum.
Is there a restaurant at the venue? Yes.
Is bottled water and/or soft drinks included with the meals? Yes.
Are toilets available? Yes.
Is there a snack included? No.
If not included, is there any place to get a snack? Yes.
Are drinks included? No.
Is there any place to get a drink? Yes.
What is the fitness level required? Any.
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) Yes.
Is it feasible for wheelchair-confined persons? No.
Is there any fee or limitation for photo/video camera usage? No.
Which currencies are accepted? Euros.
Others Every customer will be offered a booklet about the battle of Normandy.