Evergreen / D-Day Anniversary Europe Tour itineraries 2019 by Connection Tours

Historical and exploratory tours to the Battlefields of Europe

The Battlefield Tours are the specialized tours that started it all. Connection Tours has been organizing & operating historical and exploratory tours to the Battlefields of Europe since its start in 1986.

 

The Battlefield Tours

• 5-8 packaged itineraries a year
• Tailored for Canadians
• Specialist Team
• Custom & Private Tours Available

Connection Tours focuses on a variety of subjects spanning from the coastal defences of Normandy to the secrets that lie behind Churchill’s underground bunkers in London. From the anti-tank fields of the Shetlands to other areas such as Vietnam, and the River Kwai story.

Products range from custom educational tours, to privately led family tours, to agency group contracts, to our fully fledged tour programs that are open to both the public and travel agents alike.

 

Tour A: D-Day 75 Ceremony 

Destinations: London Blitz, D Day Embarkation and D Day Tour with Dieppe, WW1 Somme/Vimy/Ypres
Tour Dates: June 2 – June 12, 2019
Duration: 10 Night Tour, 11 Days

 

Highlights

• Celebrate 75 years of remembrance in Normandy

• Explore the grounds of Vimy Ridge

• German Cemetery of Langemark

• Battlefield memorial park at Beaumont Hamel

• The Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate

•  Canadian Memorial at Hill 70

 

D-Day Anniversary Europe Tour itineraries 2019 by Connection Tours

 

Tour B: D-Day 75 Ceremony 

Destinations: D-Day to Berlin (with Dieppe, WW1 Somme/Vimy/Ypres, Dambusters & Colditz)
Tour Dates: June 5 – June 18, 2019
Duration: 13 Night Tour, 14 Days

 

Highlights

• Pegasus Bridge where the 6th British Airborne landed

• Celebrate 75 years of remembrance in Normandy

• Memorial Garden in Verrieres Ridge

• Beny-sur-Mer Canadian Military Cemetery

•  To Zagan to learn of “The Great Escape”

• The Brandenburg Gate

 

D-Day Anniversary Europe Tour itineraries 2019 by Connection Tours

 

Tour C: D-Day 75 Ceremony 

Destinations: Normandy to Liberation of Holland (with Dieppe, WW1 Somme/Vimy/Ypres)
Tour Dates: June 5 – June 14, 2019
Duration: 9 Night Tour, 10 Days

 

Highlights

• Vimy Ridge Memorial Park

• Ypres Salient Battlefields

• ‘Brooding Soldier’ at St Julien

•  Iconic and historic Last Post Ceremony

• Military Cemetery at Groesbeek

• Command centre for Operation Garden

 

D-Day Anniversary Europe Tour itineraries 2019 by Connection Tours

 

Tour D: D-Day 75 Ceremony 

Destinations: D Day Embarkation and D Day Tour (France & Belgium ONLY) (with Dieppe, WW1 Somme/Vimy/Ypres/Paris)
Tour Dates: June 4 – June 13, 2019
Duration: 9 Night Tour, 10 Days

 

Highlights

• Visits to the Crest Farm Memorial

• Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing

• Battlefield memorial park at Beaumont Hamel

•  Iconic and historic Last Post Ceremony

• Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

• Talbot House: the famous wartime soldier club

 

D-Day Anniversary Europe Tour itineraries 2019 by Connection Tours

 

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