Designed by Canadians for Canadians, this special tour pays tribute to all who have served their country in the Great War and World War II. Take in the museums, memorials and special sites throughout France and Belgium that commemorate the contribution of Canadian soldiers during these two wars, including: the impressive and inspiring Canadian National Vimy Memorial at Vimy Ridge, the Canadian Cemeteries in Bény-sur-Mer and Dieppe, as well as the Newfoundland Memorial Park at Beaumont Hamel. Other destinations visited include the Landing Beaches of Normandy, the Juno Beach Memorial Centre & Park, Amiens and Ypres in Belgium.
PARISWelcome dinner with wine at a local restaurant and orientation drive; guided sightseeing, visit Notre Dame Cathedral; ascend the Eiffel TowerGIVERNYVisit Claude Monet’s home and gardensCAENVisit Ardenne Abbey, orientation; visit the Memorial Museum for PeaceNORMANDY LANDING BEACHESVisit the Canadian War Cemetery at Bény-sur-Mer and the Juno Beach Memorial Centre & ParkRANVILLETake pictures of the famous Pegasus BridgeHONFLEURCross the Normandy BridgeDIEPPEVisit the Museum at the Canadian Cemetery; and the Jubilee CenterAMIENSVisit the cathedral and memorial to Allied ForcesBEAUMONT–HAMEL Visit the Newfoundland memorialVIMY RIDGEVisit the WW1 site and memorial; walk along the trenches and tunnels; visit the Interpretive Centre and Cabaret-Rouge British CemeteryYPRESVisit Cloth Hall and In Flanders Fields Museum; stop at Essex Farm CemeteryPASSCHENDALEGuided sightseeing; visit Crest Farm; stop at Tyne Cot CemeteryPARIS-LONDONBy high-speed Eurostar TrainLONDONGuided sightseeing, visit St. Paul’s Cathedral and see the Changing of the Guard, if heldHeadsets throughout the tour
Full buffet breakfast daily; 4 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Paris
Fully air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi