About the tour: Arnhem 75th Anniversary

Operation Market Garden was General Bernard Montgomery’s plan to try and end the war by Christmas with a bold advance from Belgium into Holland with ground forces, and airborne troops from America, Britain and Poland being dropped to take and hold the key bridges en-route. The furthest bridge at Arnhem was captured by the Airborne, but ground troops never made it there: it became forever a Bridge Too Far.

Tour Includes


  • 3 or 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Battlefields visits as described
  • Convenient local joining points

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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.
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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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    Local departure by coach, then to our hotel in Holland, for four nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    On this 75th Anniversary we will be in the Arnhem area for the anniversary of the start of Operation Market Garden on 17th September.

    We will attend any special events during this week, as well as visiting the Arnhem battlefields including: the Drop Zones, Hartenstein Hotel museum, Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, St Elizabeth’s Hospital, Oosterbeek Church and Arnhem Bridge.

    We will also remember the ground troops of XXX Corps in the Nijmegen to Driel area and visit the Groesbeek Memorial to the Missing which commemorates those who died at Arnhem who have no known grave.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Groesbeek War Cemetery
    Groesbeek Memorial to the Missing

    Included Highlights

    • Nijmegen
    • Arnhem Bridge
    • Arnhem
    • Oosterbeek Church
    • Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery
    • Groesbeek Memorial to the Missing

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    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 or four nights at a minimum 3-star hotel, such as the Fletchers Wolfheze or Van Der Valk Nuland.

    Find your nearest pickup point

    You can join your coach at your nearest joining point – we’ve hundreds to choose from throughout England, Scotland and Wales. To find your nearest pick up, search using your postcode below.

      *Please note pickups are subject to availability.

      Travel Extras

      Why not go the night before your tour for a relaxing start?

      You can park for FREE for up to nine days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £39.50 per person (Based on 2 sharing a twin/double room on a B&B basis, subject to availability. Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.) We’ll then collect you from the hotel on the day of departure and return you there at the end of your holiday.

      To book this package, please call the hotel on 01233 713333, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your booking reference. If your holiday is longer than seven days you can pay for additional days’ parking. Ask one of our friendly reservations team for more details when you book your holiday

      On most holidays if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines. Excludes holidays to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.

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