• Arnhem 80th Commemoration

    Arnhem 80th Commemoration

Arnhem 80th Commemoration

Tour Dates: September 19 to 22, 2024 (3 nights)


Day 1

Thursday, 19 September 2024

Morning departure from London for your ferry crossing to Calais and onto Arnhem. Follow part of Club Route as it crosses ‘Joe’s Bridge’ on its way to linking up with the US 101 Airborne Division, a route soon to earn the nickname of "Hell’s Highway”. Dinner and overnight

Day 2

Friday, 20 September 2024

Breakfast. We will consider the operations of 1st (British) Airborne Division at Arnhem. From the drop zones to the infamous “bridge too far” to the “witches’ cauldron” of Oosterbeek, we will look at the key events of the battle as they unfolded through to the evacuation of the survivors at the end of the operation. Tafelberg, the Old Church and the Lonsdale Force area. Attend a memorial and wreath-laying ceremony at Arnhem Airborne Monument at the John Frost Bridge, before a special celebration hosted by dignitaries where we will be entertained by a local band. Dinner and overnight

Day 3

Saturday, 21 September 2024

Breakfast. Watch a parachute drop at Ginkel Heath (weather permitting). Particpate in wreath-laying ceremony at Ginkel Heath. Visit the Airborne cemetery with option to visit Airborne Museum ‘Hartenstein’. the Dinner and overnight

Day 4

Sunday, 22 September 2024

Breakfast. Finish the tour with a memorial service at the Airborne Cemetery before returning to Calais.

Photo credits: 

Slideshow: Military Helicopter

Photo to the right of the tour: Pegasus in Arnhem

  • I have been involved in organising annual WW2 Commemoration events to Europe for the past 10 years, during which time we have relied totally on Tours International to take care of the detailed planning of the travel and accommodation needs for our revered and most treasured Veterans. Nothing has ever been too much trouble for this organisation who have consistently provided a service second to none.

Included in the tour

  • 3 Nights bed and breakfast in a 4 Star hotel
  • 3 dinners
  • Coach Transportation from London
  • Battlefield Tour Guide
US $795.00
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