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2012 Normandy

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Normandy 2012

To book this tour please go to:

E849 + Tax Payable to Joe Walsh Tours

The cost includes:
Hotel B&B

Tours & Excursions

We will visit the Battlefields, the Cemeteries and the Museums associated with each battle.
This tour is guided by
Commandant Paul Carey, a former Irish Command and Staff School lecturer.
It is designed to facilitate those who wish to study the battles, to remember the fallen and to visit the graves and memorials, especially of relatives. Joe Walsh Tours Military & Heritage Tours cater for both the ‘first timers’ and experts. If you have a particular grave or memorial you wish to visit please inform us in advance and we will do our best to facilitate you and to allow you to lay a personal wreath. If there is an individual soldier and you want to know where he fought please tell us in advance.

Transport & Accommodation
Return flights from Dublin to Paris Charles De Gaulle
5 nights accommodation in 4 star Novotel Bayeux or similar on a B&B basis
Evening meals will be available at local restaurants
Luxury air-conditioned coach throughout the duration of the tour
The assistance of
Captain Donal Buckley on behalf of Joe Walsh Tours

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 On arrival in Paris you will be transferred by coach to Bayeux. On arrival there will be a brief on the tour and an opportunity to visit the historic town of Bayeux.

Day 2 We will visit St Mere Eglise on the Cotentin Peninsula. This was the first town to be liberated by US Paratroopers and we will also visit the Airborne Museum there. Then we visit Utah Beach and German cemetery at Le Cambé.

Day 3 We will visit Point du Hoc, Vierville sur Mere, Coleville sur Mere and Omaha Beach Cemetery immortalised in the film Saving Private Ryan.

Day 4 We will visit Arromanche (Gold Beach) and Courseilles (Juno Beach) and returning to Bayeux to visit the Charles de Gaulle Museum and British Cemetery.

Day 5 We will visit Cambes en Plain Royal Ulster Rifles Memorial and Cemetery, Sword Beach, Pegasus Bridge, the Merville Battery and Ranville Cemetery where so many Royal Ulster Rifles are buried.

Day 6: Return to Dublin via Charles de Gaulle, Paris.

Please note the programme may be adjusted to suit people who have a particular place or memorial to visit.

Travel insurance available on request

Prices are per person sharing twin/double rooms with facilities
Travel insurance is optional as per details above
Price includes entry fees to museums and historic sites as per itinerary
Prices are exclusive of taxes and charges
Single rooms are on request at a supplement of E40 per night
A non-refundable deposit of E200 is required for booking
Tour is subject to minimum of 20 passengers to operate

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