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includes... • 3 or 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast • Specialist Battlefield Guide • Battlefield visits as described Plus... British M10 tank at La Roche • Local joining points Battle of the Bulge (see page 195 for your nearest) • Entrance to museums and The biggest WWII Battlefield in Europe, in the Ardennes places of interest (extra cost) we see tanks, museums and foxholes. Day 1 Local departure by coach, then to Liège for a three or fournight stay. Day 2 siegfried line – Kampfgruppe Peiper & la Gleize We start at the massive Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and then move on to an area where the ‘Battle of the Bulge’ started on Siegfried Line positions at Hollerath. We then follow Kampfgruppe Peiper from the Losheim Gap, and look at the story of the Malmedy Massacre. After lunch we follow Peiper and his tanks into La Gleize seeing a King Tiger. We also visit the excellent museum before examining the defence of Parker’s Crossroads. B Day 3 Band of Brothers – Bastogne We start at the German cemetery in Recogne then follow the ‘Band of Brothers’ in the fighting for Foy, seeing where they attacked and visit foxholes, now preserved. In Bastogne we visit the 101st Airborne Museum before lunch. In the afternoon we see where the Americans linked up and at Mardasson we see the impressive American Memorial and Bastogne Historical Centre. B Day 4 (5-day tour only) Britain’s Battle of the Bulge – Battle of the ardennes Museum, la roche We start today at the Panther Tank in Houffalize and then see the British Memorial before visiting the British graves at Hotton War Cemetery. Later, we travel out to where the German advance was haulted at Celles, seeing a Panther tank and visit the Battle of the Ardennes Museum in La Roche. B Day 4 (4-day tour) or Day 5 (5-day tour) Return home. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast Arnhem Bridge 4-Day Break Executive Tour Code: 4BBM Jul 28 2017 £289 Sep 15 2017 £279 Silver Service Tour Code: 4BBMV Oct 26 2017 £329 5-Day Break Silver Service Tour Code: 5BBMV May 29 2017 £419 Jun 19 2017 £419 Jul 10 2017 £419 Aug 7 2017 £419 Sep 4 2017 £419 Oct 23 2017 £399 Apr 9 2018 £449 5 days from £479 includes... • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast • Specialist Battlefield Guide • Battlefield visits as described Plus... • Local joining points (see page 195 for your nearest) • Entrance to museums and places of interest (extra cost) arnhem & the rhine Crossings One of the iconic battles of WWII, we look at the battle for Arnhem right through to the breakout in the Rhineland in 1945. Day 1 Local departure by coach, then to Wolfheze on the outskirts of Arnhem for a four-night stay. Day 2 arnhem landing Grounds & oosterbeek We start the tour at the Arnhem Airborne Museum. We then travel out to some of the landing grounds. After lunch we look at the bitter fighting in the Oosterbeek perimeter and see Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery; visit Oosterbeek Church; see positions held by the Border Regiment and follow the story of the ‘Lonsdale Force’, before visiting the house where General Urquhart hid during the battle. B Day 3 arnhem Bridge & the island We see where the fighting took place around the iconic Arnhem Bridge this morning. After lunch in Nijmegen we visit Jonkerbos War Cemetery before examining ‘The Island’ and looking at the fighting around the De Laar Farm. American Airborne troops also held The Island after the battle and we see their memorial. B Day 4 reichswald forest & the rhineland We start at the National Liberation Museum at Groesbeek and also visit Groesbeek War Cemetery before looking at the fighting in Reichswald Forest, seeing the War Cemetery. After lunch in Kleve we look at the Rhineland, before seeing where the Rhine crossings took place, ending the day where Airborne troops landed in March 1945. B Day 5 Return home. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast 4 days from £279 5 days from £399 BattlefielD tours 178 Call one of our helpful travel advisers now on 01709 385 673 Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; travel insurance essential, see page 4 for details; single room supplement £69 (4 days), £79 (5 days). For full hotel and itinerary details, visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/bbm Your Hotel You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Bilderberg Wolfheze Hotel or similar in Wolfheze on the outskirts of Arnhem. The hotel has a bar and restaurant, indoor swimming pool and sauna. Silver Service Tour Code: 5GARV Jun 19 2017 £499 Jul 24 2017 £499 Aug 28 2017 £499 Oct 16 2017 £479 Mar 26 2018 £479 Luxuria Tour Code: 5GARX May 29 2017 £559 Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; travel insurance essential, see page 4 for details; single room supplement £125. For full hotel and itinerary details, visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/gar


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