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Keeping the Memory Alive” D-Day 70th Anniversary Tours in 2014

Posted By: The Jerry Agar Show · 3/18/2014 12:05:00 PM

KEEPING THE MEMORY ALIVE D-DAY 70TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR,

May 31 – June 12, 2014

Guided by Martin and Helen Boomsma, on their 11th “Keeping the memory alive Tour”, participants “Follow the Invasion” starting with a guided tour of London, crossing the English Channel by boat, landing at Dieppe Beaches, touring Normandy and taking part in the 70th D-Day Anniversary at the Juno Beach Centre

on June 6th.

 

Then follow the route of “The Western Front” touring many of the World War 1 Canadian Battle sites from Ypres, Belgium to Vimy Ridge, including visiting the gravesite of Col. John McCrae, author of “In Flanders Field”, Beaumont Hamel, the Vimy Ridge Memorial, the Menin Gate. The tour ends in Amsterdam.

The price $3,675.00, pp, double occupancy, single supplement $995.00, includes economy airfare from Toronto to London, return from Amsterdam, 11 nights hotel accommodations. Daily breakfast and dinner. Expert guide services. All ground transportation by luxury touring coach. Porterage at hotels.

Not included are airport taxes, security fees, fuel surcharges ($525.00 pp). Travel insurance. Beverages and items of a personal nature, lunches, entrance fees, misc. tips.

 

D-DAY NORMANDY 70TH ANNIVERSARY – June 2 – June 12, 2014

John Hetherington, History Teacher, North Bay, will be guiding a special D-Day Normandy 70th Anniversary Tour. John has a special interest in military history exploring the WW1 and WW2 battlefields of Europe. This tour will start in Paris and then travel to Normandy for the 70th D-Day Anniversary at the Juno Beach Centre. The tour will visit Dieppe, Beaumont Hamel, the Vimy Ridge Memorial, the Menin Gate and Amsterdam.

The price $3,150.00, pp, double occupancy, single supplement $895.00, includes economy airfare from Toronto to Paris, return from Amsterdam, 9 nights hotel accommodations. Daily breakfast and dinner. Expert guide services. All ground transportation by luxury touring coach. Porterage at hotels.

Not included airport taxes, security fees, fuel surcharges ($525.00 pp). Travel insurance. Beverages and items of a personal nature, lunches, entrance fees, misc. tips.

 

For more information contact Verstraete Travel & Cruises in Aurora.

Visit http://www.verstraete.com/5550-verstraete-travel-tours for detailed itineraries.

Phone: 416.969.8100 or 1.800.565.9267

E-mail: aurora@verstraete.com

Web-site:http://www.verstraete.com/

 

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