WW1 & WW2 Tours

WW1 & WW2 Tours

Welcome to the Grand Chateau de Sommesnil. We would be please to host you, your family and friends on our WW1 & WW2 Tours. Please do contact us for more details.

D-Day  tour

Usually a  two or three day tour with nights away from the chateau In Bayeaux  the home of the Bayeaux tapestry and a cathedral built in 1066 .

The tour includes a visit to all of the D day beaches and associated  museums which includes Pegasus Bridge, the gun batteries at Merville, the Mulberry harbour at Arromanche, St Mere Eglise, Dead mans Corner, Pointe Du Hoc .The American cemetery at Colleville,  The English cemetery in Bayeaux  the Church of Angoville-Au-Plain, The Normandy German Cemetery.

Each Itinerary is fully customisable .

WW1 Tours in Northern France/Belgium

All Tours  cover o the WW1  battle fields  as required , such as the British memorial  at  Thiepval,  the Grand Mine,  Belleau wood , Verdun , Mons in Belgium , The Somme ,  Vimy Ridge, The Ulster tower Australians memorials at Poizieres , The Newfoundland memorial and associated battle grounds.Tours will include visits to English, Commonwealth  and American  cemeteries  as required.If required we can break the tour with a night and day in Epernay the home of Champagne  where the cellars  of the  famous Champagne  Marcs can be visited.

For those visiting The resting places of relatives who died in World War 1

Prior to the visit we can search records to establish where relatives are commemorated  and areas in which they served

Dieppe Raid 1942

Tour of Dieppe to see the site of the disastrous Raid on Dieppe  in 1942 and the Canadian War memorials

St Valery en Caux and area

51st Highland division (1940) commemoration tour in and around St Valery En Caux .

Visit the site of camp Lucky strike and American memorials .

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