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David O'Keefe's Black Watch Tour
David O'Keefe's Black Watch Tour

Tue, Jul 11


France, Belgium, Netherlands

David O'Keefe's Black Watch Tour

The prestigious Royal Highland Regiment of Canada (The Black Watch), one of Canada's most famous regiments, were virtually wiped out during "Operation Spring" on July 25th, 1944 - but their remarkable story of strength, tragedy, and determination against all odds doesn't end here.

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Date & Destinations

Jul 11, 2023, 9:00 a.m.

France, Belgium, Netherlands, London, UK

About the tour

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Destinations:  France, Belgium & the Netherlands Tour Dates: July 11th - July 20th, 2023

Duration: 9 nights, 10 days Flight departure: [July 10th, to Paris CDG] Flight return: [JULY 20th, from Amsterdam AMS]

Tour Highlights

  • Join us to explore + honor the story of the Black Watch Regiment - from the shores of D-Day to the Liberation of the Netherlands
  • Enjoy beautiful, independent, superior tourist class accommodation throughout our stay with our favourite hoteliers
  • Extended orientations at Juno, Verrieres, Dieppe, in the Scheldt, Nijmegen, and Groningen
  • A special opportunity to the Liberation of the City of Groningen with our local battlefield host Joël Stoppels
  • Executive coach transportation, with washrooms, air conditioning, and now ozone filtration!
  • Join our long-time Battlefield team, along with the guidance of professor and historian David O’Keefe throughout the tour

Tour Inclusions

  • Accommodations in Superior Tourist Class Hotels throughout (3-4*)
  • All Entrances as per your Itinerary
  • Full-Time Tour Manager & Escort
  • Transportation in fully air-conditioned, ozone-filtered executive coaches
  • Breakfast (B) throughout, Most Dinners (D), and some Lunches (L)
  • Online Map Kit, Tour Resource & Info Guide
  • All service fees, surcharges, fees, and departure taxes

Tour Exclusions

  • Some Lunches (L) & 
  • Some Dinners (D)
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Gratuities to your drivers and guides
  • Porterage (luggage handling to your room is available upon request)
  • Travel Insurance (please contact your travel agent / DH Tour if you need assistance booking medical or trip cancellation insurance)

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Pricing Options

  • Land Only per person

    Land Only per person, total price, based on twin occupancy

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  • Security Deposit

    This is your security deposit for a program with us.

    +$12.50 service fee
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  • Single Supplement

    This supplement is required for all single occupants of the program

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  • Air - per person

    *Group economy air from YYZ Toronto

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