10 days
Paris, Normandy Region, Vimy Region, Amsterdam Region
Walk along the Champs-Élysées, where thousands gathered to celebrate the Liberation of Paris in August 1944. Visit the beaches of Normandy, as your voyage through France brings to life the battles, heroism and victories of brave Canadian soldiers during the Second World War. You’ll also pay tribute to those lost in the First World War with a visit to the Vimy Memorial, before participating in the once-in-a-lifetime Liberation Day 70th Anniversary Celebrations in Wageningen, site of the formal surrender of the Germans to the Allies in the Netherlands on May 5, 1945.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Latin Quarter
    • Louvre
    • Notre Dame

    Visit 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
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Join an optional 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 4: Normandy Region

    Travel to the Normandy region

    Take a guided tour of the Normandy Beaches

    Visit the Juno Beach Centre

    Visit the Bény-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

  • Day 5: Vimy Region

    Travel to the Vimy Region

    Visit the Vimy Memorial

    Travel to Ypres

    Attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial

  • Day 6: Bruges • Amsterdam Region

    Travel to the Amsterdam Region via Bruges

    Take a guided tour of Bruges

    Take a tour of the Scheldt Region

  • Day 7: Amsterdam Region

    Visit the Holten Canadian War Cemetery

    Visit the Apeldoorn Palace

    Participate in the silent walk in Apeldoorn

  • Day 8: Wageningen • Amsterdam

    Participate in Liberation Day Ceremonies in Wageningen

  • Day 9: Amsterdam

    Take a walking tour of Amsterdam

    Visit Anne Frank House

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Explore the heart of the Dutch countryside on this half-day excursion! Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam and the living and working neighbourhood of Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like an old Dutch village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets, past charming shops and crooked houses. Enjoy cheese and clog-making demonstrations as well as a visit to a windmill!

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to France

  • Day 2: Paris

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    With your tour director you will see:
    • Latin Quarter
    • Louvre
    • Notre Dame

    Visit 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
    • Les Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Join an optional 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 4: Normandy Region

    Travel to the Normandy region

    Take a guided tour of the Normandy Beaches

    Visit the Juno Beach Centre

    Visit the Bény-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

  • Day 5: Vimy Region

    Travel to the Vimy Region

    Visit the Vimy Memorial

    Travel to Ypres

    Attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial

  • Day 6: Bruges • Amsterdam Region

    Travel to the Amsterdam Region via Bruges

    Take a guided tour of Bruges

    Take a tour of the Scheldt Region

  • Day 7: Amsterdam Region

    Visit the Holten Canadian War Cemetery

    Visit the Apeldoorn Palace

    Participate in the silent walk in Apeldoorn

  • Day 8: Wageningen • Amsterdam

    Participate in Liberation Day Ceremonies in Wageningen

  • Day 9: Amsterdam

    Take a walking tour of Amsterdam

    Visit Anne Frank House

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Volendam and Zaanse Schans

    Explore the heart of the Dutch countryside on this half-day excursion! Visit the picturesque fishing village of Volendam and the living and working neighbourhood of Zaanse Schans, re-created to look like an old Dutch village. Make your way down the winding, cobblestone streets, past charming shops and crooked houses. Enjoy cheese and clog-making demonstrations as well as a visit to a windmill!

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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