School Trips - WW2 Normandy Tour
With over 40 years’ experience of planning and operating school tours, Broadway Tours has a proud and unparalleled reputation as experts in the field of educational travel. Independently run and effortlessly flexible in its approach, Broadway Tours guarantees a truly personal service, where a bespoke itinerary – tailor made to your group’s specific requirements – and seamless organisation ensure that your party enjoys a memorable and rewarding time away.
Whether you’re looking to concentrate on the World War II sites of Normandy or would like to incorporate some of the region’s other artistic and gastronomic attractions, Broadway Tours can offer a comprehensive package to suit all subjects and budgets. We can provide recommendations for the best places to visit to meet your requirements, or if you know exactly what you want, we will book everything for you, to ease your workload!
And with glowing testimonials from both students and staff, Broadway Tours prides itself on welcoming back valued party leaders year upon year. Here’s what one group leader had to say about their recent trip to Normandy:
“I found that the service provided was very good indeed and Broadway Tours accommodated our requests to a high standard.”
Why should you consider Broadway Tours for School Trips and Educational Visits?
Normandy is one of the best known areas of France and certainly one of the most popular, not least because of its easy accessibility from the UK and its fascinating history, so intrinsically-linked with our own. With its varied and contrasting landscapes and a wide array of exciting and educational places to visit, Normandy makes for the perfect destination for both special and general interest tours alike.
What better way to introduce your students to the vivid history of World War II and the harsh realities of life in combat than a carefully-constructed itinerary packed full of fascinating visits guaranteed to bring this subject to life? There’s certainly no shortage of options, from the D-Day Landing Beaches of Juno, Sword, Gold, Omaha and Utah and their respective memorials and museums to the poignant war cemeteries of Colleville-sur-Mer, Bayeux, Ranville and La Cambe. The Airborne Museum at Sainte-Mère-Eglise, the first town to be liberated by the Allies, and the Arromanches 360° Cinema are just two of our most popular visits.
Of course, beyond its many World War II sites, Normandy is also a great destination for students of Art, Food Technology and Medieval History, all the while providing the perfect opportunity to hone those French language skills. The Bayeux Tapestry, Mont St-Michel and Giverny are regular favourites, and younger groups may choose to balance their itinerary with hands-on visits to a traditional boulangerie, cheesemaker or chocolate factory. Equally, Le Havre, Rouen and Honfleur are also popular for those with an interest in art.
With a number of ferry options from Dover, Newhaven, Poole and Portsmouth, travel to Normandy is easy and the region offers a good variety of hostel and hotel accommodation in which to base your group. Contact us today to see how we can help you provide a memorable school trip to Normandy.
4 Days by Coach
Day 1 – Ferry crossing to France; continue to your chosen hotel where dinner is included.
Day 2 – Today’s itinerary includes the D-Day Landing Beaches, the D-Day Museum in Arromanches, plus the Arromanches 360° Cinema.
Day 3 – Your visits today include the Juno Beach Centre, the Mémorial de Caen Museum and the Pegasus Bridge and Memorial.
Day 4 – Begin your homebound journey back to the UK via Calais/Dover.
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We work with all the top School Travel Tour Operators, offering a huge range of inspirational trips, tours and expeditions, whether you are looking for a short hop over the channel to France, or a multi-week trek on the other side of the globe. Here are a few suggestions, or head to our tailor-made trip form and let us know how we can help you!