History School & College Tours to Normandy
Normandy is one of France’s most popular destinations, and with a wealth of visits relating to English history, the region really is an ideal destination for history school groups. You will visit WWII landing beaches and memorials, the Arromanches 360 Museum and the Mont St Michel to name but a few.
- Bayeux & The Tapestry - A lovely medieval town with beautiful mansions and the Norman/Gothic Notre Dame Cathedral. The tapestry is a unique masterpiece depicting William's conquest of England.
- Arromanches Mulberry Harbour & Landing Museum - The museum is dedicated to advances made by the Allies after the D Day landings.
- 360º Cinema at Arromanches - An 18 minute film 'The Price of Freedom' is projected on 9 screens in a circular theatre.
- D-Day Landing Beaches - Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and Sword.
- WWII Cemeteries - Many can be found across Normandy. The main British cemetery is at Bayeux and the American cemetery at Omaha.
- Pegasus Bridge & Museum - The bridge was captured by the allies on the night of the 5th/6th June 1944.
- Caen Memorial Museum - Visitors can experience an audio-visual presentation of 20th Century history from 1918 to the present day.
- Sainte-Mère-Eglise - The first French town to be liberated and home to the Airborne Troops Museum.
- Falaise - The birthplace of William the Conqueror where you can visit his medieval castle.
- Honfleur - The port has a rich history linked to its fishing fleet. Wander the ancient streets and soak up the relaxed atmosphere.
- La Cite de la Mer - Discover the emotional era of ocean explorers with a new exhibit: 'Titanic - Return to Cherbourg'. Download more information
- Explore the nature and impact of World War 2 in Normandy through visits to battlefields and cemeteries
- Visit the site of the D Day landings in Arromanches
- Study the effects of the events of World War 2 in Normandy on the region today
- Witness first hand the nature and impact of World War 2 on the region and people of Normandy
- Understand and appreciate the scale of twentieth century conflict in the region
- Learn about the life and routine of soldiers in Normandy in World War 2