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Back To The Beaches Itinerary

Back to the beaches

Here is the draft itinerary for the Taxi Charity's Back To The Beaches veterans' trip to Normandy, 4 - 8 June 2017. Please note that this may be subject to change.

Sunday 4 June

Travel to Portsmouth from London for Caen (Ouistreham) arriving at 2100.

Meet motorcycle escort team to hotels.

Monday 5 June

1100 Pegasus Bridge Museum and remembrance service for the veterans and other guests 1300 Lunch at the Community Hall at Ranville followed by wreath-laying at Ranville CWGC 2300 Some veterans and drivers may wish to return to Pegasus Bridge for the midnight ceremony

Tuesday 6 June

1200 -1245 Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance, Bayeux CWGC followed by lunch at La Joie Saint Benoit Convent 1700 Reception at Caen Town Hall.

Wednesday 7 June

1030-1700 Merville Battery Museum. Events will include Commando Service (1100), entertainment by the D-Day Darlings, Red Devils Display Team, plus possible flypast of aircraft - TBC

Thursday 8 June

1000 Caen Memorial 1400 Bill Millin’s statue Colleville-Montgomery 1500 Depart Colleville-Montgomery to Ouistreham for the 1630 Brittany Ferry sailing to Portsmouth.

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