Journey to London and Paris with Dr. Joe Cafaro

You experienced a global education as a student—now travel the globe as a graduate.
Join your LaGrange friends for this young alumni travel adventure:

London to Paris: World War II

In just one week, retrace the events of D-Day with Professor Joe Cafaro, following the path from London to Portsmouth to the shores of Normandy, then traveling the liberation route to Paris. Step back in time at important World War II sites in London. Then cross the English Channel, delving into the poignant events of June 1944 with a military historian. Stroll the legendary beaches and the cratered cliff top at Pointe du Hoc, and visit villages that still bear the vestiges of war. Enjoy free time each evening as well as an afternoon in London and Paris.

9 days/7 nights
London (3), Caen (1), Paris (3)
Departure Date: April 28, 2018
Return Date: May 6, 2018
US Gateway: Atlanta

DAY 1: Overnight flight from Atlanta to London.

Arrival. Meet travel director and transfer to hotel. Orientation walk; dinner.

Guided tour with WWII focus. Visit the Cabinet War Rooms and the Imperial War Museum. Dinner.

Morning tour of the British Museum. Afternoon and evening free.

Drive to Portsmouth. Visit the D-Day Museum. Board ferry to Caen. Dinner on board ferry. Drive to hotel in Caen for overnight.

Drive to Paris. Visit Arromanches, including the 3D Cinema. Visit Colleville sur Mer to see the American Cemetery and Museum. Omaha Beach and Pointe du Hoc. Dinner in Paris.

Guided tour of the city. The Louvre museum. Dinner.

Free day. Farewell dinner.

DAY 9: Transfer to airport for return flight to Atlanta.

[Itinerary order is subject to change.]

Per Person Rates
Double $3779    Single $4329

Optional trip insurance (medical needs while traveling) $65

Optional trip/cancellation (medical needs while traveling and cancelation waiver for medical reasons) $200

Registration begins June 6 and runs through August 2, 2017. Register as soon as possible as flights and hotels fill up quickly.

Deposit due at registration: $500 plus trip and trip/cancelation insurance if you choose to purchase. Balance due December 1, 2017

Registration and payments handled by the Office of Alumni and Community Relations via credit card or check payable to LaGrange College. Register by email (, by phone (706-880-8244) or in the Alumni and Community Relations Office located in Smith Hall.

There is an assessment of $150 name change fee plus any additional airline charges for any registered participant who requests a name change in writing.


  • Round trip air transportation from Atlanta (including departure fees)
  • Full time travel director
  • 7 nights’ accommodations in rooms with private bathrooms
  • 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners
  • All tips
  • All the activities, entrances and transport as per the itinerary
  • Entrances: bolded in the itinerary


  • Trip insurance
  • Passport and visa fees*
  • Beverages with meals
  • Extra baggage fees (1 item of checked luggage is included)

*It is the traveler’s responsibility to determine what travel documents (such as passports and visas) are required to enter or connect through all the countries on the travel program. It is also the traveler’s responsibility to obtain such required documents.

Standard Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be submitted in writing, including by email or fax. The date of the cancellation is the date on which HTP receives the notice. Payments cannot be transferred to another account.

Cancellation Fees:
180 days or more prior to departure:
Full refund less a $200 cancellation fee

179 - 100 days prior to departure:
Full refund less a $350 cancellation fee

99 - 60 days prior to departure:
Full refund less a $1000 cancellation fee

59 days or less prior to departure:
No refund

Replacements for cancellations can be accepted until 100 days before departure for a $150 fee plus any incremental airline fees that are charged

Your degree was just the beginning.

Young Alumni Travel Programs help keep recent graduates—those who have graduated in the past 10 years or so—connected with each other, with LaGrange … and with the world.

These tours are designed to promote learning, networking and socializing during travel with like-minded individuals. They offer both global and domestic high-energy opportunities for adventure.

Take your experiential education to the next level on a fun and fascinating journey with former professors and friends.

For more information,
contact the Alumni Office at
or 706-880-8244.