The Memorial in Caen from le Havre private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

220051


Categories

City, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), English (fluent)

Exploring Caen private guide


Driving from le Havre to Caen, about one hour driving.
Visit of the famous Mémorial, built on the top of a hill where the the german headquarters were located. Inaugurated in 1988, dedicated to the history of th 20th
Century. The museum is an extraordinary presentation of the conséquences of the first world war, the political and economical problems in The USA and in Europe as well as in China and in Japan.
Every room is devoted to a different theme: the dark years of the occupation in France, the french resistance, the concentration camps and the global war up to the landing in Normandy.
Included in the visit a 20 minutes movie about the landing in Normandy.
After the visit , a nice lunch in a typical norman restaurant located in the old part of the town which was not bombed in 1944; after lunch sightseeing tour of the highlights of Caen.
Driving back to Le Havre at your ship

Itinerary

From le Havre to Caen;
visit of the Mémorial and sightseeing tour of the city
Back to your ship in Le Havre

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your ship in Rouen

End location: At your ship in Rouen

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Our own 6 seats airconditioned Mazda car which can accomodate 4 passengers and both of us .

What’s Included

Other: your private car with my husband as a Professional driver, the gas, my guiding all day in all the places mentioned, the tolls on highways and our transportation from and back home

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 euros - entrance fee in the Mémorial and your lunch.
You can pay with your credit card

What’s Extra

Other: YOUR LUNCH AND ENTRANCE FEES AT THE MEMORIAL

Restrictions

I don't drive when I guide but my husband is the professional driver and we have Mazda car which accomodate 4 passengers and both of us. Or you may hire your own car.

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