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D-Day Tours for 75th Anniversary

by Angelique Platas

Mar 12, 2019

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Any history buffs seeking an interesting destination or grandchildren of World War II veterans making a pilgrimage, National Geographic Expeditions has a lineup to reflect on the 75 years since D-Day. The tour brings travelers from London to the beaches of Normandy with a full itinerary in between.

 

The nine-day trip begins in London, where guests enjoy dinner in the Churchill War Rooms, breakfast the next day, a tour of London and accommodations at The Royal Horseguards before heading to Portsmouth.

 

While in Portsmouth, guests will be surrounded by all the intrigue and espionage of Bletchley Park, learning about the Enigma code breakers and touring the historic region. The visit also includes the D-Day Museum, a tour of Southwick House (former headquarters of Allied commanders), breakfast, lunch, dinner and accommodations at Southampton Harbour Hotel.

 

Guests continue to Normandy, Sainte-Mère-Église, Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach and the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial before heading to Paris for the return flight.

 

Meals, accommodations and expert guides are all included. Prices begin at just less than $7,000 per person, based on double occupancy. Single occupancy ranges $8,890–9,890, per person. Find more details here before planning your D-Day remembrance pilgrimage.

 

 

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