About the tour: Anzio, Monte Cassino & San Pietro: Italian Campaign By Air

It is estimated that during the Italian Campaign of World War Two, 60,000-70,000 Allied soldiers lost their lives. On this tour we look at some of the key battlefields of 1943 to 1944, in Anzio, Monte Cassino and San Pietro, where the fighting was tough and costly. We also visit war museums and cemeteries, plus, see the stunning views from Monte Cassino and the preserved San Pietro battlefield site.

Tour Includes


  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast and 3 evening meals
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Return flights to Rome with hand luggage allowance
  • Airport transfers in Italy
  • Air-conditioned coach travel

5 days from £699 pp

Departure Dates

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Fly to Rome and transfer to our overnight hotel in the Rome area.

    We travel to nearby Anzio. The Anzio landings in January 1944 were designed to by-pass the Germans at Cassino and advance rapidly on Rome, but it became one of the most static fronts of WW2. Here, we visit the Anzio War Museum (recommended donation of a minimum €2pp), see the British War Cemeteries and see where the Allies landed. After lunch, we visit the Sicly-Rome American War Cemetery and Visitors' Centre, before travelling to our hotel in Cassino for three nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Anzio
    Anzio War Cemetery

    Included highlights

    • Anzio

    This morning we journey to San Pietro, a small village in the crucial Mignano Gap, where American forces fought a tough battle in 1943. This is now a preserved battlefield site and we explore the ruins. While in San Pietro we visit the local war museum, please note there is an entrance fee of approx. €5per person. After lunch we see the Italian Cemetery at Mignano and the Monastery which was involved in battles 1 and 2 before moving onto the Polish War Cemetery. Please note that the visit to the French Cemetery at Venafro will not be possible due to access and safety issues.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    US Soldiers San Pietro
    US Soldiers San Pietro

    Included highlights

    • San Pietro

    Today we look at the four battles for Cassino and start by travelling up onto the impressive Monte Cassino, with some stunning views. Here, we visit the Bedford and Hertfordshire Memorial. We then look at the final battle for Cassino, in the Liri Valley and on the Hitler Line, before ending at the River Rapido, seeing the memorials. After lunch in Cassino, we visit Cassino War Cemetery and Memorial, the largest British and Commonwealth cemetery in Italy. This will then follow with free time in Cassino.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Monte Cassino Abbey
    Montecassino Abbey

    Included highlights

    • Monte Cassino Abbey

    On our final morning, you will be tranferred to the airport for your return flight. Depending on your flight time you may have some leisure time in the picturesque town of Frascati near Rome.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Frascati
    Frascati

    Included highlights

    • Frascati

    Anzio, Monte Cassino & San Pietro: Italian Campaign By Air 5 days from £699pp

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    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for three nights at the 4-star Best Western Rocca Hotel in Cassino, situated close to the world-famous Montecassino Abbey. The hotel was built by Francesco Rocca, who, as a boy, dreamed of owning the best hotel in the area when he grew up. With his tenacity, he made his dream come true and built a 68-room hotel with a huge adjoining restaurant. Today, the hotel provides an ideal base for exploring the history and World War 2 battlefields around the Italian Campaign. The hotel has a bar, restaurant, lounge and lift. All bedrooms have air-conditioning, T.V., and free wi-fi. 
    In the Rome area, you will stay in a minimum 3-star hotel.

    Best Western Hotel Rocca

    Via Sferracavalli, 105, 03043 Cassino (FR),

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    Your Flights

    Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

    Flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

    Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service. Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
    Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.
    We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long haul flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

    Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.

    For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.
    This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.

    Return flights to Berlin are available from Bristol, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, Manchester & Stansted.  

    We will book flights to coincide with the arrival of other passengers joining the tour from a variety of UK airports. This is to enable the smooth operation of transfers for the group. Your flight times will be confirmed with your travel documents.

    Flight supplements may apply for some airports. If your chosen airport carries a supplement, we will contact you to discuss.

    All prices and airports are subject to availability – routes can be reintroduced, cancelled or amended by the airline at any time.

    This holiday is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880. 


    All of our coaches are modern and comfortable, and you can be assured of a high level of service. On selected air holidays, the executive coach may not have an onboard toilet or drinks facilities.

    Executive Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Drinks machines
    • Onboard toilet
    • Reclining seats

    Customer Reviews

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