EXETER — Retired Wyoming Area social studies teacher, Barbara Bullions, will lead a tour to England and France in 2017.
The tour will begin in London, England where the group will see sights including Trafalgar Square, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, London Tower, and Buckingham Palace. Travelers can then choose free time in London or optional excursions to Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Oxford.
Next, the group will board Eurostar train and travel to Calais, France where a private bus will carry them through historic cities and along pristine port towns to the Normandy region. The group will spend a full day reliving World War II history in Normandy, where allied troops landed in June 1944, including a visit to the D-Day Museum, the American Cemetery, and Pointe du Hoc.
The tour continues with a visit to the eighth century monastery of Mont-Saint-Michel, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Travelers will spend the night and next day in medieval Saint-Malo, a seaside town on the Brittany coast.
En route to the final destination, Paris, France, the group will stop in Chartres and tour the famous Chartres Cathedral. Highlights will include the Champs-Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Notre-Dame Cathedral, Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and much more. Optional excursions are Monet’s Giverny, and Versailles Palace. Travelers may also choose to extend their trip an extra two nights in Paris.
Bullions has led nine tours of European countries and will hold an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22 at the Wyoming Area Secondary Center, 20 Memorial St., Exeter.
For further information, go to www.barbbullions.grouptoursite.com or call 570-885-5316.