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$355.08 Private & Custom Tours

Dunkirk Operation Dynamo Battlefield tour from Ypres,Arras, Bruges or Lille

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Plage de Zuydcoote, Zuydcoote, Nord, Hauts-de-FranceAt low tide see a ship wreck, the Crested Eagle, it is one of the beaches used to bring troops back to England.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Fort des Dunes, Leffrinckoucke, Nord, Hauts-de-FranceVisit of a WW1 fort used during Operation Dynamo, it is containing a nice museum.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Museum Dunkerque 1940 Operation DynamoThe museum is a command post used during the evacuation of Dunkirk.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Frac Grand Large — Hauts-de-France, Dunkirk, Nord, Hauts-de-FranceIn this museum are some of the decors used in the movie Dunkirk.Having a view on the mole and the beach where the movie was shot.Duration: 1 hour

$262.60 Day Trips & Excursions

Dunkirk and La Coupole Museum: Small-Group Day Tour from Paris

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. "

$9.22 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Dunkirk Museum 1940 Admission Ticket

Visit: Musee Dunkerque 1940, Dunkirk, Nord, Hauts-de-FranceThe 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.

$142.72 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 beaches The 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 port The 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 Cemetery The 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.

$229.55 Cultural & Theme Tours

2-Day France and Belgium Break from London

ItineraryDay 1: Ferry to Belgium with a visit of YpresPass By: Anderson Tours, London, England06:00 - London Pick up07:05 - After our London pick up, we make the journey to the Ferry port in Dover.10:00 - Dover to Dunkirk ferry crossing.13:00 - On arrival in Dunkirk we journey to the Belgian city of Ypres.Stop At: Ypres Salient14:00 - Arrival in Ypres. You'll have free time in the historic city of Ypres for lunch and to explore the area.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ostende City Center, Ostend, West Flanders Province15:30 - We get back on board the coach to travel to Ostend. You will have time to enjoy this traditional Belgium city. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Vieux-Lille, Lille, Nord, Hauts-de-France18:30 - Depart Ostend for Lille.20:00 - We check into our hotel in Lille. The rest of the afternoon and night you will have free time to explore this French city.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel in Lille, France Day 2: Visit of Lille & Brugge and travel back to LondonStop At: Vieux-Lille, Lille, Nord, Hauts-de-France08:00 - Breakfast is included at the hotel. After breakfast you'll also have free time in Lille before we check out and head to Brugge11:30 - We depart from the hotel, and travel to Brugge.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Historic Centre of Brugge, Bruges, West Flanders Province13:00 - On arrival in Brugge. your tour manager will walk you to the town Square. You will have plenty of free time to discover this fantastic town which is famous for its architecture, lace and chocolate.17:00 - Late afternoon we depart Brugge. for our return journey to Dunkirk, with time permitting we'll stop at a chocolate factory enroute for you to buy some Belgian treats!20:00 - Dunkirk to Dover ferry crossing.21:00 - We arrive back in Dover.23:30 - Approximate time of arrival into central London. Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$354.28 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

3-Day Amsterdam and Brugge Break from London

ItineraryDay 1: Travel & Visit of AmsterdamPass By: City Center, Canal Views6:00 - London Pick up07:05 - After our pick up, we head to Dover.09:30 - Ferry Crossing Dover to Dunkirk. On arrival in Dover we'll check in for our ferry crossing, before boarding for our 10am crossing13:00 - Ferry arrives in Dunkirk. Upon arrival into Dunkirk, we commence our onward journey through France, Belgium and the Netherlands18:00 - Arrival at hotel. You will have free time rest of the evening.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Amsterdam. Day 2: Amsterdam - Guided TourStop At: Amsterdam Cheese Museum, Amsterdam, North Holland Province07:00 - Breakfast is included at the hotel.09:00 - After breakfast we depart the hotel for our guided tour of Amsterdam. But first, we'll visit a traditional Clog and Cheese factory in Volendam. We'll spend about an hour, where you can sample some of their delicious Dutch specialty cheeses and visit the museum. After our visit to Volendam we'll head into the heart of Amsterdam for our tour. The rest of the day is at leisure in Amsterdam. (ETA about 1pm you'll have free time to explore at your leisure)18:30 - We depart Amsterdam to return to the hotel. You can opt to make your own way back by public transport at your own cost/arrangementsDuration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Visit of Brugges & Travel back to LondonStop At: Historic Centre of Brugge, Bruges, West Flanders Province07:00 - Breakfast is included at the hotel.10:00 - After Breakfast, we depart from the hotel. We travel south to Belgium where we stop off in the medieval city of Brugge.12:30 - Approximate arrival time in Brugge. We have time to discover this fantastic town which is famous for its architecture, lace and chocolate.16:30 - We depart Brugge and return to Dunkirk for our return ferry from France to England.20:00 - Dunkirk to Dover ferry crossing.21:00 - Ferry arrival in Dover. On arrival back in Dover, we continue our journey back into Central London23:30 - Approximate time of arrival into central London. Duration: 12 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.