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11-Day Beyond Band of Brothers R&R Tour - 2020

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Introduction

This 11-day tour combines the major sites of our flagship Beyond Band of Brothers Tour with the most popular tourist attractions in the region. These sights were among the favorite destinations of soldiers who were on their R&R leave while serving in Europe during WWII. With a busy schedule and stops at Omaha Beach and Bastogne, as well as attractions like Mont Saint-Michel, free time in Paris and the Sound of Music Tour, this tour is the perfect compromise for couples and families that are looking for an active, balanced European holiday.

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Tour datesList price Layaway Early-Bird Book
  • Jun 27, 2020 - Jul 7, 2020
    $6,600
    $5,940
    $5,280
Single supplement : $650

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICE?

  • 10 nights’ accommodation at 4-star hotels
  • 10 breakfasts 9 lunches 10 dinners
  • Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages
  • 1 glass of beer/wine at lunch and dinner
  • Welcome drink and tour orientation
  • Airport transfers on first and last day of tour
  • Luxury coach transportation
  • Local expert guiding
  • 24/7 tour manager
  • All museum admissions
  • Free Wi-Fi on bus and at hotels
  • Tour-assist headsets
  • Online access to personalized My Trip account
  • All taxes and credit card fees
  • All departures guaranteed

Itinerary

  • Passengers are greeted at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris and transferred by coach to Normandy. In the evening there is an introduction to the tour and a chance for the passengers to introduce themselves over a welcome drink.

  • We begin the day with a trip to Pointe du Hoc, where Rudder’s Rangers ascended the steep cliffs to take out the long-range artillery firing on the landing beaches. We continue with a visit to Omaha Beach and the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer. We finish the day with a trip to Utah Beach and nearby sites.

  • The day starts with visits to the main sights of the medieval city of Caen, including the castle of William the Conqueror. Passengers have time to explore the downtown at their leisure. We travel to Gold Beach to take in the remnants of the Mulberry Harbor and visit the unique Circular Cinema. We finish the day with a visit to world famous Bayeux Tapestry.

  • Our morning is highlighted by a visit to the medieval stronghold of Mont Saint-Michel. We then travel to Paris.

  • Prepare for an unforgettable day in the City of Lights! We spend the morning on a guided tour, followed by a river cruise on the Seine. Passengers are then free to explore downtown Paris for the entire afternoon.

  • We spend the morning at the Palace of Versailles, the wonder of 18th century splendor. We then leave France for the Ardennes.

  • In the morning we tour the sites of the Battle of the Bulge. We stop at the Mardasson Monument, which pays tribute to the Allied resolve during this critical period. The foxholes of Bois Jacques highlight the morning itinerary. After lunch we visit the Bastogne War Museum.

  • We pay a visit to the Luxembourg American Cemetery, the final resting place of General George S. Patton and fallen American soldiers. We then continue on to the city of Munich.

  • The day involves a trip to Berchtesgaden, site of Hitler’s Bavarian retreat and the Eagle’s Nest. We start with a scenic drive up to the Eagle’s Nest itself. After lunch, we travel to Salzburg, where our guests are treated to a Sound of Music Tour, a guided drive through the musical hills of Austria

  • Our morning is spent visiting Neuschwanstein Castle, the 19th century wonder built by King Ludwig II. Passengers then enjoy free time in Munich, the capital of Bavaria and cultural wonderland.

  • After saying goodbye our guests are brought to Munich’s airport for their return flights.