Thursday 30 June

15:00 : Departure to Omaha beach and The Colleville American cemetery : with a guide, an afternoon in the heart of the D-day history.

To learn more : https://en.normandie-tourisme.fr/discover/history/d-day-and-the-battle-of-normandy/d-day-landing-beaches/omaha-beach/ and https://www.calvados-tourisme.co.uk/offer/normandy-american-cemetery/.

Evening : Diner and night at the Hotel Le Fruitier (Villedieu les Poêles)

Friday 1 July

09:00 : Visit of a grass grazed-based dairy farm – Welcome by Etienne Legrand, dairy farmer at La Meurdraquière

12:00 : Picnic near the Mont St Michel

13:00 : Departure for the amazing crossing of Mont St Michel bay by foot.

17:00 : Visit of Mont St Michel (audio-guide), from the door of the Roy to the cloister of the Abbey.

To learn more : https://www.ot-montsaintmichel.com/en/discover/visit-the-mont-saint-michel/

Evening : Diner and night at the Hotel Vert (near The Mont St Michel)

Saturday 2 July

09:30 : A meeting with Sophie, the shepherd of the Ferme des Obiones, and her flock grazing on the salt grasslands of the Mont St Michel.

To learn more : https://lafermedesobiones.bzh/ (in French).

12:00 : Lunch

15:30 : Visit of the old city of Rennes.

To learn more : https://www.tourisme-rennes.com/en/organize-my-trip/history/the-stories/visit-rennes-10-must-sees/ and https://www.tourisme-rennes.com/en/discover-rennes/history-rennes/rennes-on-foot/

Evening : To conclude this post conference tour, a warm diner in a traditional Crêperie. Unforgettable…

Night : Hotel Ibis (Rennes) near the railway station for a departure Sunday morning