Interra Reisen: Normandy

This event last took place on Nov 8th, 2019
12:00 PM CEST (1200B)

DAY 1:

Departure from Böblingen, PX parking lot at 8:00 pm. From Wiesbaden, Hainerberg, J.F. Kennedy Str., corner Washington Str., bus stop (near new PX) at 9:30pm. From Ramstein Autohof bus parking lot at 10.45 pm (€ 5 per day parking fee). From Kaiserslautern, P+R parking lot Daennerplatz (near Kleber Kaserne) at 10:30 pm. Overnight travel to Mt. St. Michel, France.

DAY 2:

After breakfast (not included) we arrive in beautiful Mont Saint Michel. Climb the narrow streets to the Abbey, a destination of pilgrims through the ages (entry to the Abbey extra). After some free time in this wonderful little town, you might want to try the famous Omelette de la Mére Poulard before we leave the island and drive to Caen, where we check into our hotel in the late afternoon. Your guide will make suggestions for dinner.

DAY 3:

After buffet breakfast in the hotel (included), we depart for St. Mere Eglise where we visit the Musee Des Troupes Aeroportees (the Airborne troop museum, entry extra). On our journey we stop at the Liberty Milestone of Utah Beach. Then we depart for Omaha Beach. We travel to Pointe du Hoc, where the Rangers made their dramatic landing. Then we visit the American Cemetery at Colleville sur Mer followed by the one remaining German Battery at Logues sur Mer. We then drive by Arromanches, where you still can see remains of the artificial port. In the evening we stop in the lovely village of Courseulles sur Mer, where we have a typical seafood dinner in one of the cozy restaurants (not included). Evening arrival at the hotel.

DAY 4:

After buffet breakfast (included) and check out, we depart for Benouville to see the Pegasus Bridge, where British air-troops under the command of Major Howard landed. Afterwards we depart for Germany with stops for lunch and dinner en route. Late evening arrival at points of origin.

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