12416
France
The Seine: D-Day Beaches to Paris
Gain a deeper understanding of the significant events of WWII, learning about the beaches of Normandy and historic sites of occupied Paris on expert-led excursions.
Rating (4.94)
Program No. 12416RJ
Length
15 days
Starts at
4,499
Flights start at
900

At a Glance

In the year of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, trace the events of history’s largest invasion — on June 6, 1944 — from Normandy’s beaches to the liberation of Paris. At charming ports of call, local experts discuss life along the Seine River, ranging from medieval history to Impressionist art.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Extensive walking along unpaved lanes and cobblestone streets; some stairs without railings and/or uneven ground. Participants should be able to stand for at least one hour.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy incredible views of the Seine and the surrounding countryside aboard your comfortable riverboat.
  • Delve into the events of D-Day with experts at Sainte Mere Eglise and Utah and Omaha Beaches.
  • Explore the historic sites of Paris’ World War II occupation and learn about its final liberation in August 1944.

General Notes

Maximum of 126 participants, divided into smaller groups for activities. Ship varies by date.
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