• The Rhine Crossing - Operation Varsity

    The Rhine Crossing - Operation Varsity

    Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Operation Varsity, the largest airborne operation in history to be conducted on a single day and in one location.

The Rhine Crossing - Operation Varsity

Tour Dates: March 23 to 26, 2020 (3 nights)


Day 1

Monday, 23 March 2020

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

Day 2

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Hamminkeln for reception hosted by the Burgermiester. Hamminkeln Station for wreath laying service at 2 Oxf & Bucks LI Memorial. Battlefield tour: DZ ‘A’ 3 Para Bde - DZ ‘B’ 5 Para Bde; LZ ‘P’ Kopenhof Farm. Bridge Royal Ulster Rifles.

Day 3

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Reichswald CWGC Service of Remembrance. Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery. Advance on the Rhineland: the fighting at Xanten, Goch and the Hochwald Gap. The Rhine crossings between Rees and Wesel.

Day 4

Thursday, 26 March 2020

Return to UK with stop in the Belgian city of Bruges for personal sightseeing and shopping.

Photo Credits: 

Slideshow: Veterans weath laying at Hamminkeln Memorial

Photo at the side of the tour: Wreath laying at Reichswald CWGC Cemetery 

  • A big thank you...Peter the tour guide was brilliant, with a vast amount of knowledge, as was Alex our driver...both a credit to you and your company...again thank you and hopefully we will see you soon for another adventure.

Included in the tour

  • Transportation from London
  • Battlefield Tour Guide
  • 3 Nights Bed & Breakfast
  • 3 Dinners with Wine, 3 Lunches
GB £560.00
* Double / Twin Room:

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GB £680.00
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