Trek with a historian along significant historical sites of the D-Day landings & be fully immersed in this region brimming with historical interest. A poignant & memorable experience.
D-Day's 75th Anniversary Trek.
Trek along the beaches whilst looking at the beautiful views over the now tranquil coastline and it is all too easy to imagine the events of the past. This is a poignant experience as well as a physical challenge – a memorable and meaningful way to raise funds for the Armed Forces community.
"Emotional, challenging, friendly"
“An emotional trek that delivered across all fronts, giving challenging but fun day walks, engaging history, with passionate helpful staff & a friendly team environment.“ Graham Brown
Day 1: Travel
Day 2: Omaha, Pointe Du Hoc, Normandy American Cemetery, Juno - 12 miles
From Grandcamp-Maisy we follow the coastline of Omaha Beach over the sand dunes and pass through the Pointe Du Hoc, Normandy American Cemetery before finishing at the Juno Beach Centre.
Day 3: 12 miles
We’ll start the day at the Fifth Engineer Special Brigade Memorial heading towards the iconic Port En Bessin and finishing at Longues-sur-mer battery.
Day 4: 12 miles
Setting off from Mulberry Harbour our trek will take us to Arromanches and then to the Juno Beach official memorial.
Day 5: 12.5 miles
Our day will start from the Canadian memorial of Juno beach, we’ll walk the length of Sword Beach to Ouistreham and then down the canal to our grand finishing at Pegasus Bridge and the Ranville War Cemetery.
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