Following General Patton: Battlefield Luxembourg

Visiting: Diekirch, Westwall & General Patton, Battle of the Bulge


Tour Operator: Leger Holidays


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Tour Overview

Join us as we explore the battlefields of Luxembourg and Germany, connected with the Ardennes offensive on this WW2 tour.

Places You'll See

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Itinerary

icon Day 1

Local departure by coach, then to our hotel in Vianden in Luxembourg, where we stay for four nights.

icon Day 2 Diekirch

Location: Diekirch

Today, we visit the Diekirch area seeing the American memorials and also visiting the superb War Museum. After lunch we see a Sherman tank in Wiltz and the excellent Clervaux War Museum, before looking at a mighty 88mm gun at Troisvierges.

icon Day 3 Westwall & General Patton

Location: Westwall & General Patton

This morning we cross the border into Germany and look at the Westwall; the German border defences similar to the Maginot Line, constructed by the Nazis in the 1930s. We see the Westwall Museum in one preserved part of this defence network before returning to Luxembourg to look at the story of one of the most famous commanders of WW2: General George S. Patton. We see the Patton Memorial, visit the Patton Museum and see his grave in the Luxembourg American Cemetery which also contains the graves of US soldiers who died here in 1944-45.

icon Day 4 Battle of the Bulge

Location: Battle of the Bulge

Today we travel into Belgium to examine the fighting around Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge, seeing the woods near Foy where American Airborne troops defended the town, as well as the Patton Memorial, and spot where his tanks relieved the Airborne forces. In the afternoon we travel across to Vielsam, and later see the Baugnez 44 Historical Centre, ending the day around the battlefield at St. Vith.

icon Day 5

Return home

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Grand Vianden Hotel. 
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Dates & Availability

Monday Jun 21, 2021

Nights

5

Available

10