Operation Market Garden

4 days from £319.00* Early Booking Special Offer Available

Your Holiday Itinerary

4-Day Tour - 2014 Itinerary

  • 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. To Arnhem-Velp for a two night stay. B
  • Day 3Hartenstein 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 take 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. B
  • Day 4 – To Calais and return home. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast

Please Note: Entrance fees to museums and places of interest are at extra cost.

Notes

Door-to-Door service may be chargeable depending on distance to the joining point and number of passengers, please call for more information. Some joining points carry a supplement which is clearly shown when booking.

Prices are per person, based on two sharing

Extras:

  • Optional excursions
  • Single room supplement £59
  • Travel insurance from £34.95

DISCOUNTS FOR CHILDREN (aged 8-17 years) on selected dates

SAVE £80 off the adult price when travelling with at least 1 adult on the following dates:

  • 2015 - Apr 10; Aug 21

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Group Bookings

If you are looking to create your own tour to go on with friends or family, our groups team can personalise any tour to suit your requirements. See the Group Travel page for more details.

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Early Booking Special Offer!

£20 off Mar to Aug 2015 departures when you book by 30 Nov 2014. Quote reference "EBM15" when making your booking by telephone or enter as your discount code on the payment page for online bookings.

    Tour Includes

    • Convenient local joining points
    • Travel by executive coach, upgrade to Silver Service luxury coach with extra legroom available
    • 3 nights’ accommodation with continental breakfast
    • Specialist Battlefields Guide
    • Battlefield visits as described
    Silver Service

    Upgrade to Silver Service and enjoy these extras

    • Travel by Silver Service luxury coach which includes:
      • FREE personal headphones with a choice of music & DVDs
      • Extra legroom for your added comfort
      • Comfortable rear lounge to relax and chat
    • Porterage in all hotels
    • Smaller, more personal group

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