In the footsteps of our liberators

©OT Ouistreham

This program deals with the Second World War differently and goes off the beaten track…

 

MORNING

>The Caen Memorial Museum (2hrs)

A unique place that tells the story of the 20th century (from the origins of the 2nd World War to the end of the Cold War) and an unmissable place to understand contemporary issues.

OR

>the guided tour “Battle of Caen” (2hrs)

Guided tour in the footsteps of the liberators of the city, from the Caen Tourist Office to the men’s Abbey to imagine life in Caen in June and July 1944 and understand the decisive days when the destiny of a city and its inhabitants was at stake.

 

LUNCH

3-course menu + drinks in a partner restaurant

 

AFTERNOON

>The guided tour of Sword Beach in ouistreham-Riva-Bella (2hrs)

The only beach liberated by French soldiers of the Kieffer Commando

 

>Visit of the Grand Bunker in Ouistreham-Riva-Bella(1h)

Relic of the Atlantic Wall and central command post for the many structures built by the occupying army.

OR

>Visit of the site Hillman in Colleville-Montgomery (1h30)

The equivalent of the famous Pointe du Hoc on the british sector, this command post among the German coastal defences has 20 bunkers and casemates over 24 hectares.

 

 


Sales and booking conditions

The rates shown apply from Monday to Saturday (Sundays and bank holidays on request), based on 40 people and are subject to changes in the VAT rate and to availabilities.

Driver goes free.

These prices do not include transport and personal expenses.

Garden visit are free and unaccompanied. The little train tour is only available from April 1st to September 30th 2017.

The menus of restaurants are sent with our offer.

It is possible to combine the programs in order to have a tailored made one subject to feasibility (distance, opening times…)

The number of participants must be confirmed 1 week before the group’s arrival at the latest. After this time, any cancellation will be billed for. 

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Information and booking

Group Department

Nathalie PETIT - npetit@caen-tourisme.fr

Céline GIGUET - resagroupes@caen-tourisme.fr

+33 (0)2 31 27 14 10

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