9 days
London, Vimy Region, Normandy Region, Paris

Travel from England to France and see where the 20th century’s hardest-fought conflicts took place. Travel around London and relive the tension of The Blitz by seeing inside the Cabinet War Rooms, the secret headquarters where Churchill and his staff directed Allied moves. Visit Juno Beach in Normandy, where Canadian troops landed on June 6, 1944 and began to force the German retreat during World War II.


  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a walking tour of London

  • Day 3: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Visit the Churchill War Rooms or the HMS Belfast

    Visit the Imperial War Museum
  • Day 4: Vimy Region

    Take a ferry across the English Channel from Dover to Calais 

    Ring of Remembrance

    Travel to Vimy Region

  • Day 5: Vimy Region

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

    Visit the Trenches

    Visit Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial

    Visit the Wellington Quarries

  • Day 6: Normandy Region

    Visit Juno Beach

    Visit the Juno Beach Centre

    Visit the Bény-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

    Visit the D-Day beaches of Normandy 

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Pointe du Hoc
    • American Cemetery
  • Day 7: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral


  • Day 8: 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
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to England

  • Day 2: London

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a walking tour of London

  • Day 3: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Visit the Churchill War Rooms or the HMS Belfast

    Visit the Imperial War Museum
  • Day 4: Vimy Region

    Take a ferry across the English Channel from Dover to Calais 

    Ring of Remembrance

    Travel to Vimy Region

  • Day 5: Vimy Region

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

    Visit the Trenches

    Visit Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial

    Visit the Wellington Quarries

  • Day 6: Normandy Region

    Visit Juno Beach

    Visit the Juno Beach Centre

    Visit the Bény-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

    Visit the D-Day beaches of Normandy 

    With your tour director you will see:

    • Pointe du Hoc
    • American Cemetery
  • Day 7: Paris

    Visit the Louvre

    Take a tour of the Latin Quarter

    Catch a glimpse of Notre-Dame Cathedral


  • Day 8: 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
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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Awesome School Trip

This trip was a lot of fun. It was a great experience to travel as a group with our school. EF tour group did an amazing job. ...
Dakota / Student traveller
Kelowna, BC / Posted on May 20, 2017

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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; Cabinet War Rooms; Neuve-Chapelle and Hitler’s Bunker; Vimy Memorial; Vimy Tunnels; Wellington Quarry; Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial; Juno Beach Centre; Louvre; Notre-Dame Cathedral

  • 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.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    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.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.

Benefit from added flexibility of the risk-free enrolment period

If you are currently enrolled, or enrol before December 16, 2020, on a tour travelling on or after October 1, 2021, you will have the option to cancel your tour for any reason through March 31, 2021. EF will refund 100% of the money you paid to EF, including the $199 non-refundable deposit and the cost of the Global Travel Protection Plan if your payments are up to date and your account is in good standing.

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