NEW About the tour: London VE Day

Join us on this special tour into the London area for the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, which brought about the end of the Second World War in the West. We will attend the events in commemoration of the day as well as spending time at the Imperial War Museum in London. We will also look at the build-up to D-Day on this tour, visiting the displays covering the Normandy Campaign at the D-Day Museum in Portsmouth, before travelling to the Runnymede Memorial.

Tour Includes

  • 3 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • Specialist Historical Guide
  • Convenient regional joining points (call for your nearest)
  • Travel by executive coach
  • Historical visits as described

4 days from £329 pp

Departure Dates

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Regional departure by executive coach, then on to Brookwood in Surrey to visit Brookwood Military Cemetery, the largest Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery in Great Britain. Here we look at this large site and the WW2 plots, which include service personnel from many nations.

    From here we head to our hotel where we will stay for three nights.

    Brookwood Memorial
    Brookwood Memorial

    Included Highlights

    • Brookwood Cemetery
    • Brookwood Memorial

    Today we will attend VE Day events in London. This is likely to involve a public parade at the Cenotaph in Whitehall.

    Later in the day we will travel to the Imperial War Museum in London. The museum has a vast collection of artefacts displayed across six floors, and is renowned worldwide for its exhibitions.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Cenotaph London: VE Day
    Cenotaph London: VE Day

    Included Highlights

    • Cenotaph London: VE Day
    • Imperial War Museum

    Today we look at the build-up to D-Day in Hampshire, and visit the superb and newly refurbished D-Day Museum in Portsmouth. This has extensive displays covering D-Day and the Normandy Campaign.

    We will also look at some pre-D-Day marshalling areas and visit the Portsmouth Memorial which commemorates Naval personnel lost at sea, including men who died on the Normandy Beaches on D-Day.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Portsmouth Naval Memorial
    Portsmouth Naval Memorial

    Included Highlights

    • D-Day Museum
    • Portsmouth Naval Memorial

    On our final morning, we visit the Runnymede Memorial which commemorates thousands of men of Fighter and Bomber Command, from the Battle of Britain to the raids on Germany, as well as SOE personnel including the ‘Princess Spy’, Noor-un-Nisa Inayat Khan GC, who was killed in Dachau Concentration Camp. Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Runnymede Memorial
    Runnymede Memorial

    Included Highlights

    • Runnymede Memorial

    Travel Insurance from £16.00 (4 days) (includes insurance premium tax, prices per person).

    NEW London VE Day 4 days from £329pp

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    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for three nights in a minimum 3-star hotel in Slough, Heathrow, Reading or the Watford area. Final hotel details will be confirmed with your travel documents.

    Travel Options

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.
    Can I pre-book my coach seat?

    Front row seats can be reserved for £15pp (up to 6 days' duration), £24pp (7 & 8 days' duration), £26pp (9, 10 and 11 days' duration) and £30pp (12 days' duration and over) on all European tours. This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. In addition to this, seats on the second row can be reserved for £8pp (up to 6 days duration), £15pp (7 & 8 days duration), £18pp (9, 10 and 11 days' duration) and £22pp (12 days' duration and over). Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the interchange. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law. Central view seats are free.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour, you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the interchange are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on your main tour coach. Prices are approximately £1 or €1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by your driver.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure. The route taken depends on where paassengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer vehicles to and from the interchange may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
    In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
    alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.
    Depending on the location of your pickup point, you may be picked up by coach (not necessarily the on you are touring on), minibus, taxi, National Express or Megabus service. You may then be taken to another centralised pickup location or service station. We operate a passenger interchange at Stop 24 Services, where you will meet the tour coach you are holidaying on and then continue on with your outbound journey. Similarly, on the way home, you may also change transfer vehicles at another location, to take you to your final drop off point.
    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach. Nothing should be stored under your seat.

    When it comes to getting you to your destination, Leger Holidays make it easy, with a selection of travel options for you to choose from.

    All of our coaches are modern and comfortable, and you can be assured of a high level of service. On selected air holidays, the executive coach may not have an onboard toilet or drinks facilities.

    Executive Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Drinks machines
    • Onboard toilet
    • Reclining seats

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