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Battle of the Bulge Historical Tour, Belgium

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 8 people
Destination(s): Belgium  
Specialty Categories: Military History   Archeology/History  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 120 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 250 Euro (EUR)

Bastogne, located in the heart of the Ardennes region (southern Belgium), is famous for the part it played in the Battle of the Bulge. On Sunday, December 16th, 1944 while the people of the Ardennes prepare for their first Christmas since the liberation of Belgium, German artillery weapons capture the American positions in the Belgian Ardennes. A total of 250,000 soldiers accompanied by 1,000 tanks, march through the Ardennes.

9AM Pick up from your Brussels hotel and drive to Namur, the capital of Wallonia. Picture stop at the Citadel, a military fortress located at the top of the hill with amazing views overlooking the town and the Meuse valley. Proceed to Bastogne and stop for lunch at Mc Aulif square. We then go to the Mardasson Memorial followed by the War Museum dedicated to the Second World War. Here you will step back in time and experience the reality of the Battle of the Bulge. From the causes of the Battle to its dramatic consequences, you will be immersed in a highly interactive experience. (closed on some Mondays).

This countryside is exceptionally rich in wildlife; there are many rivers. The whole area is a gourmet's paradise. When Belgian city dwellers want to get away for a weekend to the country and sample excellent food, they head for the Ardennes.

Itinerary:
Brussels to Namur citadel to Bastogne Memorial and Museum. Return to Brussels

Supplemental Tour Information:
Notes:
- Visit the interactive "War Museum" and Mardason Memorial
- Tours can are provided in English and French.

If time permits we can also visit the 101st airborne museum

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Pick up and drop off in Brussels or around
- Private transportation
- English-speaking driver guide.
- Entrance fee to museum

Price Excludes:
- Lunch

Note:
- Minimum cost is based on 4 passengers.

About This Supplier
Location: Belgium
Joined InfoHub: May 2006

I am a licensed interpreter (French-English-Italian-Spanish), an accredited Tour Guide for Belgium and Licensed International Tour Manager. I have been operating as a Brussels-based tour guide for over 30 years, making it my goal to ensure my visitors see the most interesting places and sights. I am happy to offer any...

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