Armistice in Normandy 2020


5 days from £499pp

About the tour: Armistice in Normandy 2020


Tour Introduction

Travel to Normandy for 11th November and join us as we take an in-depth look at some of the key D-Day battlefields, including Juno and Gold Beaches, and some of the lesser-visited locations. We will also attend an Armistice commemoration event in Normandy at either the new British Normandy Memorial or Ranville War Cemetery. You can choose to stay in our upgraded hotel for this tour, located at an old manor farm in the Normandy village of Crépon, just inland from Gold Beach and the scene of fighting on D-Day. Alternatively, you can stay in a hotel in Caen, located near to the main D-Day sites.

Tour Includes


  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 3 evening meals (5FNAHX tour only)
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Convenient local joining points
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(Deposits from £50pp)

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  3. Send payments via cheque.
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Tour Itinerary

Nov 9

Local departure by coach, then to Normandy for a four-night stay.

Nov 10 - Pegasus Bridge, Merville Battery & Sword Beach

We begin today in the 6th Airborne Division area around Ranville, seeing Ranville War Cemetery and the Drop Zones, before examining the attack on the Merville Battery and visiting the newly refurbished museum here.

After lunch, we look at the story of Pegasus Bridge and visit the Pegasus Memorial Museum, before travelling to Sword Beach to see the area where men from the 3rd Division landed along with British Commandos. We also visit Hermanville War Cemetery.

Included meals: Breakfast

Merville Battery

Merville Battery (5)

Key Visits

  • Merville Battery
  • Pegasus Bridge
  • Ranville War Cemetery
  • Sword Beach
  • Hermanville War Cemetery

Nov 11 - Armistice Commemoration, Gold & Juno Beaches

This morning, we visit the Green Howards Memorial in Crepon before attending an Armistice Day commemoration at either the new British Normandy Memorial or Ranville War Cemetery.

Later, we visit selected sites at Juno and Gold Beaches, including Ryes War Cemetery.

Included meals: Breakfast

Normandy British Memorial

Normandy British Memorial (6)

Key Visits

  • Green Howards Memorial
  • Churchill AVRE, Juno Beach
  • Gold Beach
  • Normandy British Memorial
  • Ryes War Cemetery

Nov 12 - Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc & Bayeux

We begin this morning at Omaha Beach, seeing where US troops landed on what became ‘Bloody Omaha’ on D-Day, before visiting the Overlord Museum.

After lunchtime in Port-en-Bessin, we visit the Normandy American Cemetery before travelling to Pointe du Hoc, to visit the bunkers and bomb craters fought over by US Rangers who scaled the cliffs here on D-Day.

Before returning to our hotel, we visit Bayeux War Cemetery and the Bayeux Memorial.

Included meals: Breakfast

Pointe du Hoc

Pointe du Hoc (7)

Key Visits

  • Omaha Beach
  • Pointe du Hoc
  • Overlord Museum
  • Port en Bessin
  • Normandy American Cemetery
  • Bayeux War Cemetery

Nov 13

Return home.

Included meals: Breakfast

Nov 9

Local departure by coach, then to Normandy for a four-night stay.

Nov 10 - Pegasus Bridge, Merville Battery & Sword Beach

We begin today in the 6th Airborne Division area around Ranville, seeing Ranville War Cemetery and the Drop Zones, before examining the attack on the Merville Battery and visiting the newly refurbished museum here.

After lunch, we look at the story of Pegasus Bridge and visit the Pegasus Memorial Museum, before travelling to Sword Beach to see the area where men from the 3rd Division landed along with British Commandos. We also visit Hermanville War Cemetery.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Merville Battery

Merville Battery (5)

Key Visits

  • Merville Battery
  • Pegasus Bridge
  • Ranville War Cemetery
  • Sword Beach
  • Hermanville War Cemetery

Nov 11 - Armistice Commemoration, Gold & Juno Beaches

This morning, we visit the Green Howards Memorial in Crepon before attending an Armistice Day commemoration at either the new British Normandy Memorial or Ranville War Cemetery.

Later, we visit selected sites at Juno and Gold Beaches, including Ryes War Cemetery.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Normandy British Memorial

Normandy British Memorial (6)

Key Visits

  • Green Howards Memorial
  • Churchill AVRE, Juno Beach
  • Gold Beach
  • Normandy British Memorial
  • Ryes War Cemetery

Nov 12 - Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc & Bayeux

We begin this morning at Omaha Beach, seeing where US troops landed on what became ‘Bloody Omaha’ on D-Day, before visiting the Overlord Museum.

After lunchtime in Port-en-Bessin, we visit the Normandy American Cemetery before travelling to Pointe du Hoc, to visit the bunkers and bomb craters fought over by US Rangers who scaled the cliffs here on D-Day.

Before returning to our hotel, we visit Bayeux War Cemetery and the Bayeux Memorial.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Pointe du Hoc

Pointe du Hoc (7)

Key Visits

  • Omaha Beach
  • Pointe du Hoc
  • Overlord Museum
  • Port en Bessin
  • Normandy American Cemetery
  • Bayeux War Cemetery

Nov 13

Return home.

Included meals: Breakfast

Specialist Battlefield Guides

All of Leger’s battlefield tours are accompanied by specialist guides. Their individual in-depth knowledge of warfare will be informative, as well as enhance your overall experience, as they recreate a fascinating perception of the history and factual events of each battle. Discover the actual catalysts for war, the strategies employed and the final, inevitable outcomes, as well as experiencing the emotional human side of the front line.

Please note: On certain tours, you may get tour guides other that the ones listed below.

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Hotel

You will stay for four nights at the 2-star Carline Caen Nord or 3-star Brit Hotel Caen Nord Memorial Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis (5FNAV).

Alternatively, you can upgrade to the Ferme de la Ranconniere, located in the tiny village of Crepon just outside of Arromanches. Your stay here will be on a breakfast and dinner basis (5FNAHX).

Carline Caen Nord

Carline Caen Nord
Carline Caen Nord

About the hotel

The Carline Caen Nord Hotel is set in a flowery surrounding with a garden in the area of Caen. The hotel is close to the D-Day landing beaches and the William the Conquer historical town. The hotel facilities include a lounge, a bar, a restaurant and Wi-Fi in public areas.

Hotel Features

  • Bar
  • English Speaking Staff
  • Guest Lounge
  • Lift
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available

Room Features

  • Bath and/or Shower
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV

Travel Options

All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.

When it comes to getting to the Battlefields, Leger Holidays make it easy, with a selection of travel options for you choose from.

Silver Service Coach

Silver Service, refreshments
Silver Service, lounge
Silver Service, entertainment

Silver Service Features

  • Sit back and relax in specially-designed, deluxe reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than standard coaches.
  • Enjoy the perfect temperature onboard with climate control.
  • Relax and have a chat in the spacious rear lounge.
  • Servery on board offering a range of refreshments.
  • Porterage* at most hotels, so you really don’t have to lift a finger.
  • Time flies with our onboard entertainment system.
  • With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs.
  • Onboard toilet

Silver Service Seating Plan

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Travel Extras

With an overnight stay or the option to meet us at the interchange, our travel extras allow you to create a travel experience to suit your needs...

Stay overnight near Dover

Why not go the night before your tour for a relaxing start?

You can park for FREE for up to seven days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £38 per person (Based on 2 sharing a twin/double room on a B&B basis, subject to availability. Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.) We’ll then collect you from the hotel on the day of departure and return you there at the end of your holiday.

To book this package, please call the hotel on 01233 713333, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your booking reference. If your holiday is longer than seven days you can pay for additional days’ parking. Ask one of our friendly reservations team for more details when you book your holiday

Join coach at Interchange

Join your tour coach at the interchange.

On most tours if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines.

Excludes tours to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.

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