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The Battle of the Bulge tour+Normandy D-Day Beaches +Option Mont-Saint-Michel

We will enter directly to the legend visiting all the most important sites related with: The Battle of The Bulge (2 day) and The D-Day (3 days).

All the monument, the cemeteries, the breathtaking landscapes will be covered with full of details, anectodes and explanations regarding the most important event of the 20th century.

per adult from

$8,137

AUD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Mardasson Memorial
    What's excluded :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial
    • Entry/Admission - Memorial de Caen
    • Entry/Admission - Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
    • Entry/Admission - Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema
    • Entry/Admission - Utah Beach

  • Day 1: The Battle of the Bulge tour

    Stop At: Mardasson Memorial, Colline du Mardasson 2, Bastogne 6600 Belgium
    We see the Mardasson Memorial in Bastogne and its museum, then few Sherman tanks and the old HQ of 101st airborne division, located in the Barracks. Later, we go to the Nazi cemetery and Foxholes in the Bois Jaques.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Dinant, Dinant, The Ardennes, Wallonia
    We are visiting on the way to Bastogne a beautiful city called Dinant, the city where Saxophone was invented, by Adolphe Sax.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg City
    One of the most underrated cities in Europe with its breathtaking landscapes in the Grund.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, 50 Val du Scheid, Luxembourg City 2517 Luxembourg
    The place where Patton's grave is. Rest in peace national, and international hero.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Luxembourg to Colleville-Montgomery: Gentingen westfalen and Wallendorf Hitler's bunker

    Stop At: Chimay, Chimay, Hainaut Province, Wallonia
    We stop to Chimay to degustate an excellet blonde beer, on the way to Normandy.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: 54675 Gentingen, Germany
    The system of bunkers are also interesting to see.

    Half of them are destroyed by the way.

    Stop At: Wallendorf, Wallendorf, Rhineland-Palatinate
    The Hitler's bunker when he came to see the landscape of Luxembourg.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Pegasus Bridge-Merville Battery-Caen Memorial

    Stop At: Pegasus Bridge, avenue Major John Howard, 14860 Ranville France
    The Bridge of the Bridges.

    On 6 June 1944, during the Second World War, the bridge was, along with the nearby Ranville Bridge over the Orne River (another road crossing, later renamed Horsa Bridge), the objective of members of D Company, 2nd (Airborne) Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, a glider-borne force who were part of the 6th Airlanding Brigade of the 6th Airborne Division during Operation Deadstick, itself part of Operation Tonga in the opening minutes of the Allied invasion of Normandy. Under the command of Major John Howard, D Company was to land close by the bridges in six AS 51 Horsa gliders and, in a coup-de-main operation, take both intact and hold them until relieved by the main British invasion forces. The successful capture of the bridges played an important role in limiting the effectiveness of a German counter-attack in the aftermath of the Normandy invasion.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Musee de la Batterie de Merville, Place du 9eme Bataillon, 14810 Merville-Franceville-Plage France
    The Merville Gun Battery is a decommissioned coastal fortification in Normandy, France, which was built as part of the Germans' Atlantic Wall to defend continental Europe from Allied invasion. It was a particularly heavily fortified position and one of the first places to be attacked by Allied forces during the Normandy Landings commonly known as D-Day. A British force under the command of Terence Otway succeeded in capturing this position, suffering heavy casualties.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Memorial de Caen, Esplanade General Eisenhower, 14050 Caen France
    The Mémorial de Caen is a museum and war memorial in Caen, Normandy, France commemorating World War II and the Battle for Caen. More generally, the museum is dedicated to the history of the twentieth century, mainly focused on the fragility of peace. Its intention is "pay a tribute to the martyred city of the liberation" but also to tell "what was the terrible story of the 20th century in a spirit of reconciliation".
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: American Cemetery in Omaha Beach-Nazi Cemetery-Pointe du Hoc-Arromanches-sur-mer

    Stop At: Omaha Beach Memorial Museum, Avenue de la Liberation, 14710 Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer France
    Omaha, commonly known as Omaha Beach, was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, during World War II.[1] "Omaha" refers to an 8 kilometers (5 mi) section of the coast of Normandy, France, facing the English Channel, from east of Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes to west of Vierville-sur-Mer on the right bank of the Douve River estuary and with an estimated 150-foot (45 m) tall cliffs. Landings here were necessary to link the British landings to the east at Gold with the American landing to the west at Utah, thus providing a continuous lodgement on the Normandy coast of the Bay of the Seine. Taking Omaha was to be the responsibility of United States Army troops, with sea transport, mine sweeping, and a naval bombardment force provided predominantly by the United States Navy and Coast Guard, with contributions from the British, Canadian, and Free French navies.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Les Noires Terres, 14230 La Cambe France
    La Cambe is a Second World War German military war grave cemetery, located close to the American landing beach of Omaha, and 25.5 km (15.8 mi) north east of Bayeux in Normandy, France. It is the largest German war cemetery in Normandy and contains over 21,200 German military personnel. Initially, American and German casualties were buried in adjacent fields but American dead were later disinterred and either returned to the US or re-interred at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial 15 km (9.3 mi). After the war over 12,000 German soldiers were moved to the cemetery from approximately 1,400 field burials across Normandy. The cemetery is maintained and managed by the voluntary German War Graves Commission
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pointe du Hoc, 14450 Cricqueville-en-Bessin France
    La Pointe du Hoc is a promontory with a 100-foot (30 m) cliff overlooking the English Channel on the northwestern coast of Normandy in the Calvados department, France.

    During World War II it was the highest point between the American sector landings at Utah Beach to the west and Omaha Beach to the east. The German army fortified the area with concrete casemates and gun pits. On D-Day, the United States Army Ranger Assault Group attacked and captured Pointe du Hoc after scaling the cliffs.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, Chemin du Calvaire, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains France
    It is the place where all the tanks and logistic went threw to land and conquer France.

    The 360 museums is fantastic!
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Utah Beach-Sainte mère Eglise-The great Bunker in Colleville-Montgomery and hidden bunkers

    Stop At: Utah Beach, 50480 Sainte-Marie-du-Mont France
    Utah, commonly known as Utah Beach, was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944 (D-Day), during World War II. The westernmost of the five code-named landing beaches in Normandy, Utah is on the Cotentin Peninsula, west of the mouths of the Douve and Vire rivers. Amphibious landings at Utah were undertaken by United States Army troops, with sea transport, mine sweeping, and a naval bombardment force provided by the United States Navy and Coast Guard as well as elements from the British, Dutch and other Allied navies.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sainte-Mere-Eglise Church, Rue Eisenhower, Sainte-Mere-Eglise France
    Sainte-Mère-Église is a commune in the northwestern French department of Manche, in Normandy.

    The church became worldwide famous because of the movie the "The Longest Day" which tells the story of a soldier belonging to the airborne which landed in the tower of the church and player the role of the death in order to survive.

    There is also an airborne museum which is worth it to visit.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Colleville-Montgomery, Colleville-Montgomery, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
    The Hillman Fortress was a German bunker complex and command post built during the Second World War and located near Colleville-Montgomery in Normandy, France. The bunker complex, designated as Hill 61 and codenamed Hillman by the British, was attacked on 6 June 1944 by the Suffolk Regiment and the fortress finally surrendered the following morning.[1] The delay in taking the bunker complex has been cited as a reason for the Allies not completing their major D-Day objective of taking Caen.

    The bunkers are now open as a museum and run by local volunteers.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We usually pick up the clients directly from their accommodation. Airports
    • Brussels Airport, A201, Zaventem 1930 Belgium
    Ports
    • Station Antwerpen-Centraal, Koningin Astridplein 27, 2018 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Tour Guide Belgium & The Netherlands

Activity ID: V-113532P5

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