Itinerary (subject to change)
Departure from Böblingen, PX parking lot at 05:00 am. From Wiesbaden, Hainerberg, J.F. Kennedy Str., corner Washington Str., bus stop (off post) at 06:30 am. From Kaiserslautern, P+R parking lot Daennerplatz (opposite Kleber Kaserne) at 07:45 am. From Ramstein Shell Autohof, bus parking lot at 08:15 am (€ 5 per day parking fee). Lunch en route (not included). In the afternoon we arrive in Giverny, Normandy (only from May to September). Here we visit the house where the famous impressionist Claude Monet spent most of his lifetime. We visit the beautiful gardens with their superb array of flowers and the immortalized lily-pond (entrance fee included). Then we continue to Caen, where we check in at our 4-star hotel. The evening is free for own activities. Your guide will make suggestions for dinner.
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.
After buffet breakfast (included) we depart for beautiful Mont Saint Michel. Climb the narrow streets to the Abbey, a destination of pilgrims through the ages (entry to the Abbey extra). Enjoy your free time in this unique medieval town. You might want to try the famous Omelette de la Mére Poulard before we leave the island and drive to Bayeux. The highlight of Bayeux is the famous Tapestry, which illustrates the story of William the Conqueror, the man who led the Norman army in 1066 (entry extra). Evening arrival at the hotel.
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. Time to visit the museum "Memorial Pegasus" before we depart for Germany. Meal stops en route in France. Late evening arrival at points of origin.
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES: Guaranteed pick up from Böblingen Panzerkaserne, Wiesbaden, Kaiserslautern and Ramstein, transportation by deluxe motor coach with WC, air condition, reclining seats, refrigerator,video, WiFi (if available), 3 overnights and 3 x buffet breakfast in a 4 star Hotel in Caen/Herouville with swimmingpool, all rooms with private facilities, excursions and sightseeing as described, entrance fee of Monet's Garden, tourist tax, service of an Interra Reisen tour guide.
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: € 240 in 4star hotel for 3 nights. Persons booked on share basis must pay single room supplement if noshare is available. Share basis means double or triple occupancy.
SUPPLEMENTARY COSTS: meals, drinks, French Dinner appr. € 49, entrance fees for all museums (appr. € 44), tips,personal expenses.
CHILDREN’S PRICE: Children 3-11 years old, pay € 30 less than adult price. Children under 3 years old, pay € 280.
CANCELLATION CHARGES for Normandy 2023: up to 30 days prior to departure, € 100 per person; 30-15 days prior to departure, 50% of the tour price will be charged; 14-3 days prior to departure, 75% of the tour price will be charged; 2 days prior to departure until the day of departure, 100% of the tour price will be charged! NO REFUND FOR NOSHOWS!
TRAVEL INSURANCES: please book with our Insurance partner USAA (see our website “Insurance”)
INTERRA REISEN is not responsible for lost and stolen articles. Liability: We are only acting as agents for various contractors (hotels, bus companies, airlines etc.) and are therefore in no way responsible for the fulfillment of their obligations, nor are we to be held liable for accidents, delays, losses etc. The liability of all these contractors, remains unprejudiced. Right is also reserved to program changes and alterations as well as substitution of services listed above, when and where necessary, without prior notice. INTERRA REISEN reserves the right to cancel the tour if minimum participation is not reached. Conditions accepted upon booking.