Day 1: Arrive
into your Paris hotel and settle in.
The rest of the day is
Day 2: Your
minibus will meet you at your hotel at 07:00 and drive
directly to the battlefields of the Somme. Your
driver/guide will allow you to discover the area which was
home to one of the most terrible battles of the Great War.
Plunge into the history of the 1916 Battle of the Somme by
visiting the museum in Peronne. You will then discover the
villages of Villers-Bretonneux, Peronne and Thepval, as well
as Beaumont-Hamel and la Boisselle, places where the
Australian, British and Canadian troops fought. Lunch is
included in Peronne. Arrive back into Paris around 9pm.
Either check out of the
hotel or extend your visit in Paris. There is also the
option of taking a full day tour to Normandy and the Landing
Beaches. Pick up at 0630 and travel through Normandy as far
as the Pointe du Hoc, then visit the American Cemetery in
Colleville, continue onto Omaha Beach, discover the remains
of the artificial harbour in Arromanches. Last stop will be
Juno Beach. Lunch is included. Arrive back to Paris at