10th September 2018 – 14th September 2018 all-day
Brittany Ferries Terminal
Wharf Rd
Portsmouth PO2 8HB
Paul Cleaver
07789 256652

Event : Sussex Downs Tour of Normandy & WW2 Memorial sites

Date : Mon 10th September for 4 nights/5 days.
Return on Fri 14 Sept leaving at 1630hrs from Caen Ferry Terminal to land at Portsmouth at 2115hrs.

Meeting Place : Brittany Ferry Terminal, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8RU

Timings (Out) : 0715hrs (latest check in time) at Portsmouth Ferry Terminal for 0815hrs sailing to Caen. 1500hrs : Arrive at Ouisterham Ferry Terminal, Caen.

Timings (In) : 1530hrs (latest check in time) at Ouisterham Car Ferry Terminal (latest check in) for 1630hrs sailing to Portsmouth.

Tour Outline :
This is a self-booked Tour using Brittany Ferries website to book your own Ferry Tickets using the Portsmouth/Caen Ferry Route and Booking.com (or similar on-line Hotel booking site) to arrange our accomodation.
Paul Cleaver is leading this tour and has worked up detailed itineraries and will assist you with booking your ferry and Hotel accomodation in France.
The aim is to stay at the same Hotels during our Tour, or you can upgrade if you wish & will also depend on availability when booking.
A suitable rendevous point to be settled for each of the Tours will be identified, if the group is not all staying at the same hotel.

Stage 1 :
4 x nights in Caen with a selection of full day Tours (from which you will need to pick 3) to visit WW2 Memorial & Normandy Tourist sites. i.e :-

Tour A Battery sur Melville – Museum of Atlantic Wall – Coastal Drive to Juno Beach – Caen Memorial site. (75km Circular Tour)
Tour B Arromanche & 360 degree Cinema visit – Longues Sur Mer Battery & British Cemetry at Bayeux & Bayeax Tapestry Visit (100km circular Tour)
Tour C Utah beach – Battery of Azeville – St Vaast & Coastal Drive on East side of Cherbourg Peninsula. (300km Tour)
Tour D Honfleur via Bridge of Normandy and viewing area + Coastal drive back to Caen (150km Circular Tour)
Tour E Swiss Normandy – Orne River Valley – Falaise & Chateau Visit + circular drive back to Hotel (140km circular Tour)

Stage 2 :
Their is the option of joining Paul Cleaver on an extended Tour for a further 7 nights :-
2 x night at Cholet in the Vendee Area & visit Pau du Fou (a peculairly French Medieval re-enactment Theme Park)
3 x nights at Tours in the Loirre Valley for Chateau visits over 3 days
2 x nights at Le Mans to visit the Circuit Museum/Drive on the Public road circuit & visit the old Town of Le Mans.
Return on Friday 21st September on the 1630hrs Ferry from Caen Ferry Terminal arriving 2115hrs at Portsmouth.

Costs :
�238 for Return Ferry Car + 2 passengers on Brittany Ferries Portsmouth /Caen route.
Stage 1 : �248 for 4 x nights room only ( flexible rate – cheaper if you pre pay) in Campanile Caen Nord. (You can upgrade if you wish/ also subject to availability when booking).
Stage 2 : �TBC for 7 x nights B&B

For further information : (Full itinerary with links to websites & Over view Google Maps)
Please send an email to Paul : paulclea@gmail.com (M: 07789 256652)

As at 25 Jan 2018, the following people are going and have booked :-
Paul (11 night tour)
Paul & Jane (11 night tour)
Miles & June (11 night tour)
Alan & Pauline (11 night tour)
Martin & Nicky ( 4 night tour)

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