History Tour from Netherlands to France, The Battlefields of Europeoffered by supplier M20429 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 1 - 30 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 14 people
Destination(s): Netherlands Belgium France
Specialty Categories: Military History
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 130 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 560 Euro (EUR)
We follow the operations of the 6th armored army on the basis of the advance of the Kampfgruppen Peiper and Hansen, St. Vith, Poteau, Baugnez, Ligneuville, Vielsalm, Stavelot, Trois Ponts and La Gleize. Via "Parkers Crossroads" we drive to the hotel in Bastogne.
In Bastogne, we visit museums, such as the renewed museum at the Mardasson and we visit various locations around Bastogne, such as the Bois Jacques (foxholes) and Foy where Easy company, 506 PIR, the "Band of Brothers" has fought. We also follow the advance route of the German 2nd Armored Division from Dasburg to Bastogne and the attempts of the Americans to stop them. We also visit Schumannseck, with extensive traces of the Germans' stubborn struggle on the south flank.
We drive to the island of Rugen. In Prora we visit the holiday complex of Kraft Durch Freude. The project was overtaken by the Second World War and was only used for military and sports purposes until the fall of the wall. Overnight in Prora. We make an extensive tour around Seelow in search of traces of the fighting of 1945. We visit the command post of Zhoekov, known from the TV series "Ten Oorlog". Also, we are going to visit Via Mametz, Bazentin ridge, High Wood and Delville Wood to the Memorial de la Grande Guerre (museum) in Peronne.
Supplemental Tour Information:
Special tours to the following battlefields:
-Ieper and Paschendale
-Verdun, Meuse-Argonne, St-Mihiel
-Market-Garden (Eindhoven, Nijmegen, Arnhem)
-Hűrtgen Forest and Remagen
-Ardennes / Bastogne
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Airfare is not included in the tour price.
Price ( 8 hour):
-Guide only: € 50,- per hour
-Guide + Minivan 1-4 persons: € 65,- per hour
-Guide + Minivan 5-7 persons: € 75,- per hour
- entrance fees
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M20429 I am a driver guide, living close to Amsterdam. My specialty is battlefield tours on the Western front of WW-1 and WW-2 in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France and Germany. General touristic tours or mixed tours are also possible. Tours come from one-day up to one week. For small groups I use my own...