Operation Market Garden

  • 4 Day Tour
  • 6 Sights Visited

Day 1

Local departure by coach, then to the Brussels area for an overnight stay.

Day 2 - Joes Bridge to Nijmegen

We travel to Joe’s Bridge, the start position of the Guards Armoured Division at the beginning of Operation Market Garden. We look at the Irish Guards assault and see their graves at Valkenswaard War Cemetery. We then see the vast German cemetery at Ysselsteyn before visiting the impressive Overloon War Museum. After lunch, we resume the XXX Corps route at the Grave Bridge, before looking at the tough fighting for Nijmegen and the crossing of the Waal River by American Airborne forces. Continue to our hotel in Arnhem-Velp for a two-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Nijmegen

Day 3 - Hartenstein Hotel and The Battle of Arnhem

We begin at the Hartenstein Hotel, headquarters of the 1st Airborne Division during the Arnhem battle, and now an excellent museum. We then see an original memorial at Wolfheze and look at one of the landing grounds at Ginkel Heath. Following a visit to the Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery we have lunch and then see some of the positions in the Oosterbeek Perimeter before visiting the area around Arnhem Bridge, where the pivotal battle for the outcome of Operation Market Garden took place.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Arnhem

Day 4

To Calais and return home

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; single room supplement £59; travel insurance from £34.95.

DISCOUNTS FOR CHILDREN (aged 8-17) on selected dates. SAVE £80 off the adult price when travelling with at least 1 adult on the following dates:

 2015Aug 21 
 2016Jul 22 


 


 



Tour extras


SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT

On some tours where you choose to have a single room, we do charge a supplment for this.

Price on this tour : £59.00


TRAVEL INSURANCE

We take care to make sure your holiday is happy and relaxing, but we still urge you to protect your holiday with the travel insurance we offer. We’ve put together good, reliable cover at sensible low prices.

Available from: £34.95