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Normandy's Coast & Countryside

Normandy's Coast & Countryside

Stay in Lisieux to discover more about beaches, battles, calvados, cheese and much more

5 Day Holiday


Thursday 6 August  £519


Single supplement £160


Insurance  £40.50  inc IPT



4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Excursions as described

Channel crossings by Ferry

Day 1 Thursday

Channel crossing during the morning by ferry to Calais. The route to
Lisieux includes the impressive Pont de Normandie to cross the Seine near Le Havre,
and we arrive for 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast in St Teresa’s town. Grand Hotel de


Day 2 Friday

The successful Allied invasion in June 1944 was the largest amphibian
operation in history. What happened is graphically explained in the museum in
Arromanches, one of the places visited on today’s tour of the landing beaches. From
the mouth of the Orne (Pegasus Bridge) we will progress to Sword, Juno and Gold
beaches and a variety of memorials recalling a vital part of the war

B, D

Day 3 Saturday

Inland route in the Calvados country to Falaise, birthplace of
William the Conqueror and through the Suisse Normande (Norman Switzerland) for
some gorgeous scenery. There will be some leisure time in Bagnoles de l’Orne, a
delightful spa town with a lake flanked by Belle Epoque and Art Deco buildings.

B, D

Day 4 Sunday

Characterised by historic buildings grouped round a picturesque
harbour, Honfleur is quite charming. We spend some time here before continuing to
Deauville and Trouville, both much-loved resorts.

B, D

Day 5 Monday

Travel home via Rouen and Calais


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

A tried and tested itinerary like the last time we offered a comparable Normandy Tour. The journeys there and back reveal Normandy’s characteristic forests and rolling hills. And the excursions offer a mix of ancient and modern history from William the Conqueror to World War II plus the best resorts along the Côte Fleurie. And don’t forget to try the Calvados!


GRAND HOTEL DE L’ESPÉRANCE l A long-established 3 star hotel right in Lisieux town centre. There are 100 comfortable rooms, all en suite with telephone. There is a lift, bar, large lounge and a restaurant using only fresh produce.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Argos
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Chelmsford Victoria Road (coach bays)
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Bus Stop by Brookside Tavern
Folkestone services XX Eurotunnel- Stop 24 Junction 11 on M20
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by Travelodge IG1 !BA
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Old Granada Bingo, Pitsea SS13 3AH
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
Shoeburyness - Kathryn Ct The Cambridge.(Kathryn Ct.), Shoeburyness
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster St Mary's Lane/Bell Corner, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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