9 days
Paris, Normand region, Vimy region, Ypres | DDC

Follow in the footsteps of Canadian and Allied soldiers as you travel from Paris to Brussels. At Vimy Ridge, uncover history from the First World War that puts both conflicts into perspective. Travel to Normandy and join fellow Canadians for the official ceremonies commemorating the 80th anniversary of D-Day on Juno Beach. Learn more about the context of this important invasion when you visit the Juno Beach Centre.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Paris

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Île de la Cité
    • Conciergerie
    • Sainte-Chapelle

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Visit the Louvre

    Enjoy a Seine River Cruise 

  • Day 4: Paris • Normandy

    Travel to the Normandy region

    Visit Juno Beach

    Visit the Juno Beach Centre

    Visit the Bény-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

  • Day 5: Normandy

    Visit the Caen Memorial

    Photo Stop in Arromanches

    Enjoy free time on Normandy beaches
  • Day 6: Normandy

    Participate in D-Day 80th Anniversary Commemorative activities 

  • Day 7: Normandy • Vimy Region

    Transfer to the Vimy Region

    Visit the Vimy Ridge Historic Site and stand by the Vimy Memorial

    Visit the Tunnels and Trenches at Vimy

  • Day 8: Vimy Region • Ypres

    Visit the Memorial Museum Passchendaele

    Visit Essex Farm Cemetery 

    Visit the In Flanders Fields Museum to learn more about the West Flanders Front during the First World War

    Attend the Last Post ceremony at Menin Gate

  • Day 9: Depart for home

    Travel to Brussels for your flight home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Paris

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Île de la Cité
    • Conciergerie
    • Sainte-Chapelle

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • Day 3: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Visit the Louvre

    Enjoy a Seine River Cruise 

  • Day 4: Paris • Normandy

    Travel to the Normandy region

    Visit Juno Beach

    Visit the Juno Beach Centre

    Visit the Bény-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

  • Day 5: Normandy

    Visit the Caen Memorial

    Photo Stop in Arromanches

    Enjoy free time on Normandy beaches
  • Day 6: Normandy

    Participate in D-Day 80th Anniversary Commemorative activities 

  • Day 7: Normandy • Vimy Region

    Transfer to the Vimy Region

    Visit the Vimy Ridge Historic Site and stand by the Vimy Memorial

    Visit the Tunnels and Trenches at Vimy

  • Day 8: Vimy Region • Ypres

    Visit the Memorial Museum Passchendaele

    Visit Essex Farm Cemetery 

    Visit the In Flanders Fields Museum to learn more about the West Flanders Front during the First World War

    Attend the Last Post ceremony at Menin Gate

  • Day 9: Depart for home

    Travel to Brussels for your flight home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavours to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Entrances

    Imperial War Museum; Bletchley Park & Multimedia Guide; Tower of London; Juno Beach Centre; Beny-sur-Mer Cemetery; Vimy Memorial. Vimy Tunnels and Trenches; Neuville-Sanit-Vaast German Cemetery; Ring of Remembrance; Tyne Cot Commonwealth Cemetery; Essex Farm. In Flanders Field Museum. Menin Gate; Last Post Ceremony

  • Full-time History Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director, specially trained in Canadian history, stays with you 24/7 to handle all on-tour logistics and provide knowledgeable insights everywhere you go.

  • Historic Commemoration

    You’ll take part in unique and exclusive events, and official ceremonies, that pay tribute to Canadian soldiers, and honour our past in meaningful ways that bring history lessons to life.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances.

Pricing that makes travel possible

Our prices include airfare, hotels, meals, a full-time Tour Director, and more.

Payment options

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