Experience the rich traditions, wild beauty, and archaeological treasures of the British Isles and Northern France on a journey that also features a visit to the solemn shores of Normandy in commemoration of the D-Day invasion.

Highlights

  • Walk on the beaches of Normandy 76 years after the historic D-Day landings, accompanied by American historian Dwight David Eisenhower II, grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
  • Visit the family-owned island of Tresco in the Isles of Scilly, famed for its 19th-century Abbey Gardens, which feature more than 6,000 exotic plant species.
  • In Caernarfon, visit the 13th-century fortress and admire the picturesque views of the Snowdonia Mountains.
  • Explore the Isle of Iona, Scotland’s “Cradle of Christianity,” including the historic Iona Abbey.
  • Tour lively Dublin, featuring a visit to Trinity College to see the iconic Book of Kells and free time to explore this historic and vibrant city.

Itinerary at a Glance

June 7Depart gateway city
June 8Arrive in Paris, France | Transfer to Honfleur | Embarkation
June 9Caen | Omaha Beach | Arromanches
June 10Caen | Pointe du Hoc | Utah Beach | Sainte-Mère-Église | Cherbourg
June 11Tresco, Isles of Scilly, England
June 12Holyhead, Wales
June 13Dublin, Ireland
June 14Isle of Iona, Scotland | Tobermory, Isle of Mull
June 15/td>Kyle of Lochalsh
June 16Glasgow | Disembarkation | Depart for home city

Optional Extension(s)

Precruise: Paris and Giverny

Postcruise: Edinburgh and Glasgow

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