The memory lives on!!
6th June 2019 marks the start of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy and with it, a momentous occasion to celebrate peace, liberty and reconciliation. During the whole of summer 2019, Normandy will celebrate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy with due splendor and emotion. A rich and unprecedented program of events will be put together to bring the memory of this tragic period of world history to life, all while emphasizing the spirit of hope. The anniversary will be commemorated with military parades, firework displays, airdrops, giant picnics, concerts and military camp re-enactments.
For a list of sites and events click HERE
Besides visiting Normandy on a land tour, another great option is to take a Paris/Normandy European River Cruise and with that, you can incorporate the D-Day sites as part of the land portion on day 4 oF this itinerary. Our friends over at AMA Waterways offer this great cruise so if you’re considering a trip to France for this special occasion, you could totally incorporate it into a river cruise. Video HERE
Get in touch today to plan this special trip. To view this wonderful itinerary, click HERE
(original article & photos cred. Normandie Travel Trade)