London and World War II

London and World War II

Start: Dover End: London Days: 4 Nights: 3 Price: upon request

London and World War II

This journey helps you discover the main sites of the Second World War in London as well as Dover as entry point of the tour in the United Kingdom. A great way of discovering how the English strengths dreaded this major event.

This journey will allow your students to discover the events and striking places of the Second World War which led the release of the operation " Overlord " on June 6th, 1944, including a warship and the fleet of the Royal Air Forces.

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Tour Operator: Envol Espace

18 Rue Claude Bloch
+33 2 31 06 07 89

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Day 1

Crossing the Channel with the shuttle. Visit of Dover Castle and its secret tunnels used as center of command of the British army during the Second World War (2 hours). Historic movies and projections in these tunnels allow to imagine the atmosphere which reigned in the time in these tunnels of about one kilometer. Then, continuation towards London.

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Day 2

The morning is dedicated to the visit of London with a guide on the theme of the Second World War. Then, in the afternoon, visit of the HMS Belfast (2 hours). Situated right in the heart of London, near Tower Bridge, moored on the Thames, the HMS Belfast is the biggest cruiser of Royal Navy. The exploration of this warship will take you to the room of operations to the machinery one.

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Day 3

In the morning, visit of Churchill Cabinet War Rooms (1h30) with an audio-guide. It is from this place that Churchill and his team coordinated the war effort of Great Britain. Consisting of 21 historic offices among which is the Prime Minister's one, it was the nerve center of all the operations.

In the afternoon, visit of Royal Air Force Museum (2 hours). This museum, situated in an aerodrome in the North of London shows the most famous planes of the Royal Air Force.

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Day 4

In the morning, visit of the Imperial War Museum (2 hours). There you will discover the history of the conflicts involving Great Britain and the Commonwealth from World War I up to today. This museum was renovated in 2014 and new galleries are now opened for the visitors. Then, in the afternoon, departure from London.

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