March 2014
Contact: Arnelle Kendall
Telephone: (561) 330-0850

Honor the Heroes of D-Day with Insight Vacations in Normandy


This June marks 70 years since the Allied Forces carried out the greatest amphibious landing in history and ensured the demise of Nazi Europe. Insight Vacations offers an outstanding tour of Normandy, Brittany & The Loire Valley that commemorates these courageous American, Canadian and British soldiers. Visit the Normandy Beaches Allied Landing Sites, Omaha Beach, and the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer—a poignant reminder of the Allied forces’ hard fight for freedom. With two nights in Normandy, you’ll enjoy a leisurely and comprehensive visit to the beaches, including the Landing Museum at Arromanches and the famous Pointe du Hoc. You’ll also have plenty of time to explore the history of the Norman invasion of 1066—another historic event that forever altered world history.This comprehensive tour also features two evenings in Paris and two nights in the gorgeous Loire Valley, considered France’s “Garden of England.” The châteaux of the Loire Valley are spectacular, and you will enjoy an extraordinary stay in one of Insight’s finest Signature Hotels: the Château de Rochecotte. This remarkable 18th century mansion has hosted numerous illustrious political, literary and aristocratic figures, including King George IV and Queen Elizabeth II.This Insight Vacation is ripe with Signature Experiences, including a regional wine tasting in Saumur with a local wine expert, a visit to the graceful and intimate 15th century castle of Azay-Le-Rideau, and the stunning castle and gardens of Château de Villandry – considered the “Jewel of the Loire.”

Insight Vacations’ 9-day Normandy, Brittany & the Loire Valley is priced from $2,699 per person, land only, based on double occupancy.  

Save even more with Insight Vacations’ Early Payment Discount of 7.5% on select 2014 Europe Tours when you book and pay by March 31, 2014.* Past Insight guests also receive an additional 5% Frequent Traveler Discount, giving an even greater value to your Insight Vacation!

For more information, please visit our website at For reservations, contact your favorite travel agent or call Insight Vacations at (888) 680-1241.
Terms and Conditions 
* Conditions and exceptions apply. Certain tours and specific departure dates DOES NOT qualify for Early Payment Discount. Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. 

About Insight Vacations
Insight Vacations is proud to provide the most authentic and unique premium escorted tours and cruises to Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean, India, United States and Canada. Expert Tour Directors passionately help you tailor each trip to your interests, arrange exclusive access into the history and daily lives of the locals, and escort you to the most extraordinary destinations and monuments. With the perfect balance of guided experiences and independent exploration, Insight ensures you will experience every country like never before.

Enjoy the Art of Touring in Style with extended business-class legroom on Insight’s luxury coaches and relax and unwind in the finest properties. Insight offers nearly 60 spectacular Signature Hotels, including beautiful châteaux and manor houses set in breathtaking locations. Our Signature Experiences vividly capture the imagination of travelers, whether olive oil tasting in Provence or observing sheepdog training in the Scottish highlands. With hundreds of dollars of included meals, sightseeing experiences, and unexpected flourishes, you will be astounded by the value of an Insight Vacation.

About The TreadRight Foundation
Insight Vacations is a part of a joint initiative with The TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation established byThe Travel Corporation to encourage sustainable tourism within our own family of brands and in the places we visit. To date, TreadRight has donated more than US $2 million to sustainable tourism projects around the world. To find out more about our work with TreadRight visit:

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