Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach then onwards to Caen for a four-night stay.

Day 2 

Walk 1: We start our walks on Sword Beach following the Commandos in their attack on Ouistrehem Cassino, seeing the No 4 Commando Museum.

Walk 2: We follow the Canadian landings at Juno Beach. We see the beach, wartime bunkers and a preserved Churchill AVRE tank. (B)

Day 3 

Walk 3: At Omaha Beach we discuss ‘Bloody Omaha’ and then walk the bluff above the beach, getting the viewpoint the Germans had on D-Day – seeing surviving examples of their defences and looking at the true story behind Saving Private Ryan. We then visit the Omaha Beach museum.

Walk 4: We go to St. Marie du Mont to follow the story of the ‘Band of Brothers’ on D-Day, walking to Brecourt Manor to examine Richard Winters assault on the gun battery. (B)

Day 4 

Walk 5: Today we are on the so-called ‘Eastern Flank’ walking the ground which was the scene of heavy fighting in June 1944. This afternoon join us on an optional tour to Merville Battery where we ;look at the attack here by 9th Battalion Parachute Regiment on D-Day. B

Day 5

Return home. (B)

Included Meals: B=Breakfast

Walking the Battlefields

Leger's popular guided battlefield walking tours created by head guide, Paul Reed, are a great way to get close to ground and experience the ‘lay of the land’ as well as visiting the memorials and cemeteries along the way. Led by their expert guides, the walks are two to four hours long, with plenty of stops along the way where you will hear stories of valour and sacrifices made and see at first-hand what the combatants faced. They are suitable for anyone with a basic level of fitness

Silver Service Coach Departure Dates and Prices 2019/20

To book, call Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote T55 plus tour code

Dates Prices Dates Prices
July 15 - 2019
July 13 - 2020
All prices shown are per person based on two sharing a room, unless otherwise stated. Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest at extra cost; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement £115. Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on its website

Leger Holidays
Walking the D-Day Beaches of Normandy

Coach Tours 5 Days

Specialist Battlefield Guide On Every Tour. Prices from only £519

This Leger Battlefield Coach Tour is based around some of the walks in head guide, Paul Reed’s book ‘Walking D-Day. See the landing beaches and battlegrounds, military cemeteries and museums of the single biggest invasion force ever assembled on this Leger Battlefield Tour.

Book this Walking the D-Day Beaches of Normandy battlefield tour direct with Leger Holidays on 01709 786 554 and quote the Travel 55 code T55.

To book with Leger call them direct on 01709 786 554 or contact them by email. When booking quote code T55.

Key Visits

  • Sword Beach
  • No. 4 Commando Museum
  • Juno Beach
  • Omaha Beach
  • Omaha Beach Museum
  • St. Marie du Mont
  • Brecourt
  • Eastern Flank
  • Merville Battery Museum

What's Included

  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Free local joining points
  • Battlefield visits as described

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Your Hotels

You will stay for four nights at either the 3-star Ibis Caen Herouville Savary or the 2-star Carline Caen Nord, both situated on the outskirts of Caen.

Silver Service Coach..

✓  Specially-designed reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than
executive coaches.
✓  Onboard climate control will ensure the temperature remains comfortable throughout your journey.
✓  Socialise and relax in the spacious rear lounge. 

✓ Servery on board offering a range of refreshments.
✓ Personal tables.
✓ Porterage at most hotels.
✓ The option to pay for your optional excursions using a GBP credit or debit card during your tour.

✓ 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.

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