2023 Normandy ~ France

June 3 – 11, 2023
Tour Operator: AHI Travel (Learn more, and book online.)
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Price: From $3,695 (airfare additional)
Tour Length: 9 days
UNC Lecturer: Lloyd Kramer
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From Normandy’s sweeping, cliff-lined coast to its rolling countryside, discover proud traditions, dramatic history, culinary delicacies and alluring beauty on this fascinating, seven-night exploration. Take an emotional journey to Omaha Beach, the Normandy American Cemetery and related sites, contemplating the impact of D-Day and World War II. Admire some of France’s greatest treasures including magnificent Mont-Saint-Michel, the finely stitched Bayeux Tapestry and fabulous impressionist pieces at the Musée Malraux of Modern Art. Savor an expertly prepared artisanal lunch at a stately, 10th-century castle and sample Normandy’s acclaimed Calvados apple brandy on an estate.

Throughout your travels, expert guides and lecturers share illuminating details about the region’s history and culture. Each evening, relax at your first-class hotel in the heart of Honfleur, a picturesque, 17th-century harbor town. This small-group journey features a professional Travel Director and a generous meal plan with wine at dinner. Ideal for solo travelers with no single supplement!

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Arrive in Paris | Transfer to Honfleur
  • Day 3 : Honfleur
  • Day 4 : Arromanches | Omaha Beach | Normandy American Cemetery | Pointe du Hoc
  • Day 5 : Château du Bec | Le Havre
  • Day 6 : Mont-Saint-Michel
  • Day 7 : Caen | Bayeux
  • Day 8 : Honfleur
  • Day 9 : Depart for U.S.


We offer the Tar Heel Travel program as a service to our alumni and friends of the University. As travel is a Carolina Alumni member perk, we require one traveler per room to be a member of the General Alumni Association in order to be eligible to travel. For more information or to join the GAA, contact the membership office at (800) 962-0742 or become a Carolina Alumni member online.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.

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