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$367.96 Private & Custom Tours

Dunkirk Operation Dynamo Battlefield tour

We are leaving your hotel or accommodation in Lille, Arras, Bruges or Ypres at 09:00 towards the beaches. At low tide you will see the ship wrecks that are still on the beaches of Zuydcote and Leffrincoucke. the Crested Eagle remains are still visible. You will visit a part of the later built Atlantik Wall and (from April to September) the Fort des Dunes in Leffrincoucke. LunchGoing to Dunkirk to see the Museum Operation Dynamo, built in some of the old defences of the harbour, having a look at the mole and the harbour.Spending some time in Dunkirk.Around 17:00 driving backto your hotel or other departure place.

$289.87 Day Trips & Excursions

Small Group Day-Trip from Paris to Dunkirk and Visit of the Bunker La Coupole

During this Day-Trip you will visit the historical sites of the Battle of Dunkirk - Operation Dynamo, was the theatre of the largest evacuation effort in military history, which enabled 338,000 Allied soldiers to escape the hell of Dunkirk to join the United Kingdom. After lunch (not included) you will have the opportunity to visit the Museum Bunker - La Coupole, one of the most impressive remnants of the Second World War in Europe, where you will learn more about V2 Rockets. " Developed by Von Braun's team, these missiles, along with the American atomic bomb, were the most innovative devices developed during World War II. "

$9.47 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Dunkirk Museum 1940 Admission Ticket

Visit: Musee Dunkerque 1940The Museum is located in the fortifications that were built in 1874 to reinforce France`s coastal defence. Bastion 32 served as the headquarters of the French and Allied forces during the Battle of Dunkirk and operation Dynamo. After the *phoney war*; on the 10 of May 1940; Germany launched an offensive on the neutral countries: Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg. Driven from the fields, the French and British armies withdrew to Dunkirk, fighting all the way with the intention of evacuating by the sea. 400 000 soldiers were trapped in a narrow area that was the target of intense bombing by enemy air forces. Around 1400 British and French vessels of all kinds, including pleasure boats were to evacuate 340 000 men to England in 9 days. Dunkirk and its port were to be completely destroyed.

$189.31 Private & Custom Tours

Private battle of Dunkirk Operation Dynamo Tour

From May 26 to 4 June 1940, Dunkirk was the theatre of the largest evacuation effort in military history: 338 000 Allied soldiers were evacuated on a flotilla of more than 800 ships. Discover the incredible story of Operation Dynamo with our exclusive 'Dynamo Tour', a trip back in time which pays tribute to all the allied soldiers involved in the operation and who created 'The Dunkirk Spirit', a symbol of hope and resistance. During a pleasant tour on board our car or minivan, our guide will introduce you to the unmissable sites of Operation Dynamo. It will also lead you on the tracks of the shooting of the movie 'Dunkirk' directed by Christopher Nolan, released in July 2017. During the tour, we will stop at the following memorial places:The evacuation beachesThe beautiful, wide sandy beaches are very peaceful nowadays. Things were quite different in the spring 1940. Imagine being a soldier of the BEF, hoping desperatly to climb on board one of the Dunkirk Little Ships to escape the 'Hell of Dunkirk'...The portThe East Mole in the port was the point where most of the soldiers were evacuated. We'll make a stop at an impressive bunker, built by the Germans during the occupation, to see the preserved part of the original East Mole.British Memorial and CemeteryThe impressive British Memorial commemorates the memory of the 4528 soldiers of the British Expeditionary Force who died during 1940 and who have no known grave. Next to the memorial is a cemetery of 810 graves of British soldiers. Most of them were killed defending the perimeter of Dunkirk during the evacuation operations in May-June 1940.

$168.93 Cultural & Theme Tours

2-Day France and Belgium Break from London

After our central London pickups, we start our journey to Dover where we take the 10:00am ferry to Dunkirk. Once we arrive in Ypres at approximately 2:00pm, you will be given free time to explore and grab lunch in this historical town. At around 3:30pm, we will depart from Ypres and head to Ostend where free time to explore the town will again be given. We depart Ostend at 6:30pm and head for our hotel which is based in Lille. You will be provided with one night’s accommodation which includes breakfast. The rest of the evening is your own to explore Lille. On day two of this weekend break, after breakfast at the hotel, we depart for Brugge. On arrival to Brugge, your tour manager will walk you down to the main square and you will be given time to explore this famous town. At 5:00pm, we depart Brugge and head for a traditional Belgian Chocolate factory (time permitting) where you can pick up some delicious treats! We will then make our way back to Dunkirk for our 8:00pm ferry crossing and will arrival back in to central London at around 11:30pm. All times shown are local times. Please note the itinerary is intended as a guide and some details may be subject to change.

$328.56 Cultural & Theme Tours

3-Day Amsterdam and Brugge Break from London

After our central London pickups, we head to Dover for our 9:30am ferry crossing to Dunkirk. After our travels through France, Belgium and the Netherlands, we arrive at our hotel at around 6:00pm where the rest of your evening is given for you to get settled and explore. On the second day of this tour, after breakfast at the hotel, we depart and head for Volendam. We will visit a traditional Clog and Cheese factory before heading to the heart of Amsterdam where you will be given the rest of the day to explore. At 18:30, we will head back to the hotel. After breakfast, at approximately 10:00am, we will commence our travels towards Belgium. We will stop in the city of Brugge where you will be given free time to explore. In the late afternoon, we depart Belgium for our 8:00pm ferry crossing back to Dover. We will arrive in central London at around 11:30pm. All times shown are local times. Please note the itinerary is intended as a guide and some details may be subject to change.