A golf trip of remembrance. Discover with our guides the sites of the dramatic battles of the Great War (World War I) in Somme, and World War II in Normandy.
This historical golf tour will lead you to the Somme and Normandy Battlefields and their major sites (memorials, cemeteries and traces of battles) : Fromelles, Pozières, Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux, Omaha & Utah Beach, etc. Besides the historical tour, you will experience some of the best golf courses in Normandy (Etretat, Deauville, Omaha Beach)
Arrival in France at Paris CDG airport- Welcome by France Golf Tours - collect your rental car OR meet your driver.
Drive or transfer to Amiens (1,5h)
Lodging at The Mercure Amiens Cathédrale hotel is located in the heart of the city center just a 10-minute walk from the train station. Right next to the Gothic cathedral, it is an ideal location for visiting the historic Saint Leu district, Jules Verne's house and the Les Hortillonnages gardens.
Guided Tour ANZAC sites :
The Battle of Pozières is remembered for the role played by the ANZAC forces : Memorial to the 1st and 2nd Australian Division... It was also the first front to see the use of tanks... The village of Pozières symbolise the first engagement of Australian troops (Memorial to the 1st and 2nd Australian Division).
The Franco-Australian Museum
Created by the Franco-Australian Association, the Franco-Australian Museum, unveiled the April 25 th 1975, is located on the first floor of the Victoria School. Run by the association, the museum tells the story of the Australans during the First World War, particulary on the Western front in 1918.
National Australian Memorial
The immense Australian Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux, inaugurated in 1938, (the site each year of the commemoration of Anzac Day) reflect the vital contribution of the Australian troops.
Lodging at The Mercure Amiens Cathédrale.
Suggested visit :
Fromelles, a commune in the Nord Department in Northern France. It's the place of the famous Battle of Fromelles in July 1916. The Battle of Fromelles is the first occasion on which the First Australian Imperial Force (AIF) saw action on the Western Front.
Drive or transfer to Normandy (2,5h):
Lodging at Deauville's Hotel du Golf, a luxury four star hotel overlooking Deauville, in a handsome and typical Norman architecture with golf course on site.
Golf at Deauville golf course, a traditional and challenging course designed by Tom Simpson overlooking Deauville's bay.
Suggested visit and shopping in Deauville, lady of the French coast, its most glamorous seaside resort, symbolizing elegance, prestige and sophistication. In addition of being a terrific place for shopping, Deauville is also famous for its beaches, casino and magnificent race-track.
Lodging at Deauville's Hotel du Golf.
Golf at Etretat golf course, one of the most spectacular layout in Europe situated at the top of Etretat's cliffs and overlooking the worldwide known natural arches in the cliffs.
Suggested visit of Honfleur and its famous painters'port, with its colourful fishing boats and timber-beamed houses.
Lodging at Deauville's Hotel du Golf.
Drive or transfer to Omaha Beach (1,5h).
Golf at Omaha Beach golf course, a challenging course along the sea and close to the famous landing beaches.
Lodging at Château de la Chenevière. This delightful 4 star château hotel is ideally located near Omaha Beach golf course and the DDAY sites.
Full day guided tour DDAY sites.
Visit of the D.Day Beaches (Omaha Beach, one of the bloodiest beaches on June 6 1944, Pointe du Hoc, symbol of courage of the Colonel Rudder's 225 rangers, the American cemetery, Sainte-Mère Eglise and its hung paratrooper, Utah Beach).
Lodging at Château de la Chenevière.
|Drive or transfer to Paris (2,5h). Departure - End of the tour.|
Price per golfer
Self drive minimum of 2 persons
Chauffeured drive minimum of 8 persons
- Lodging in a twin bedded or double room
- Daily buffet breakfast
- 3 rounds of golf with pre-booking of tee times
- Car rental with full insurance coverage and unlimited mileage OR Chauffeur driven service for all ground transportation
- Availability of a professional guide for visiting ANZAC sites (1 full day) and DDAY sites (1 full day)
- Entry tickets to monuments during guided tours
- 3 dinners at Deauville Hotel du Golf (beverages not included
- Travel book including all travel documents and sightseeing suggestions
- Meet and greet service
- France Golf Tours assistance and services
- All local taxes
Not included :
- Meals (excepted those mentioned above), drinks, tips and other personal expenses
- Electric golf carts rental or caddies