• The Ardennes - Battle of the Bulge

    The Ardennes - Battle of the Bulge

    Go back to the forests of the Ardennes and see the key locations of the Battle of the Bulge.

  • The Ardennes - Battle of the Bulge

    The Ardennes - Battle of the Bulge

    Go back to the forests of the Ardennes and see the key locations of the Battle of the Bulge.

The Ardennes - Battle of the Bulge

Tour Dates: March 20 to 23, 2020 (3 nights)

Itinerary

Day 1

Friday, 20 March 2020

Early morning departure from London for our crossing to the continent.

Day 2

Saturday, 21 March 2020

British XXX Corps with British 6th Airborne Division attached was tasked with clearing the area East of Dinant, Rochefort, Grupont and Bure. Celles where the German advance was stopped. See a Panther tank knocked out by the Royal Tank Regiment. Short service at the Hotton cemetery. La-Roche-en-Ardenne, witness the former location of the British counter attacks. The 3rd Parachute Brigade attacked and recaptured the town of Rochefort & Beauraing.

Day 3

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Depart Tellin and follow path taken by paras to Bure. In the fight to capture Bure and the surrounding villages, many units sustained heavy casualties. The 13th (Lancashire) Parachute Battalion lost about a third its strength. The 2nd Battalion, Ox and Bucks. The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry and 23rd Hussars also suffered heavy casualties including the loss of sixteen Sherman tanks. Bure for Ceremony and reception hosted by the Bourgmestre. We visit the Croix Renkin.

Day 4

Monday, 23 March 2020

Visit site of the Bande Massacre. Return to UK

Photo credits: 

Slideshow: Hotton CWGC Cemetery; La Roche Museum

Photo at the bottom of the tour: La Roche Museum

  • Just a brief note to say how much we all appreciate your skill putting things together in a changing situation. We would particularly like to mention Rob Deere, who was superb...and of course the driver who was magnificent over the whole tour.

Included in the tour

  • Transportation from London
  • Battlefield Tour Guide
  • 3 Nights Bed & Breakfast
  • 3 Dinners with Wine, 3 Lunches
GB £520.00
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