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Adventures Afloat: The Eagle Triumphant: Exploring the History of D-Day on the Queen Mary 2

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Program #15617RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Wayne from Oakton, VA Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 06/12/14 - 06/27/14
This was a fantastic trip. Military lecturer Major General Graham Hollands (ret.) was knowledgeable, involved and passionate about his subject. He is a national treasure -- of several nations. Tour leader Ernesto Flores was tops. He took care of details and was a pleasure to be with. Oh... by the way: The Queen Mary 2 was a hoot. -- From Wayne in Virginia.

Larry from Fayetteville, NY Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 06/12/14 - 06/27/14
This program allowed me to erase two items off of my "bucket list": crossing the Atlantic on the Queen Mary II and seeing the D-Day sites. The program, while strenuous, was exceptionally well led, organized, and taught. The trips and sites were more than expected. Camaraderie fostered among the participants by the leader was an added bonus. Lecturers were very knowledgeable, passionate, and very personable and approachable. This program met all my expectations and more.

Patricia from Redlands, CA Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 06/12/14 - 06/27/14
This is one of the best ElderHostel/Road Scholar programs I have attended. I think its my 10th. All the Instructors were outstanding and our Road Scholar guide very organised. We stayed in nice Hotels and had very nice meals. I give this 10+ marks and a must for your bucket list. Patricia Conwell program date Jun 12th 2014

Jenny from Lowell, MA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/01/12 - 10/16/12
I thought the program was very well put together. The instructors, especially Major General Hollands were outstanding and informative. It was an awesome experience to learn about the D-Day battles on-site amongst phenomenal people in our group! The QM II was exquisite and the Churchill hotel in Bayeux was beautiful not to mention centrally located in the heart of downtown Bayeux. Overall, outstanding and I wish I could go again! :)


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15 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 14 dinners
16 Expert-led lectures
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