Travel back to 1944 to one of Europe’s bloodiest conflicts on this day trip from Brussels to Belgian's forested Ardennes region, site of World War II’s Battle of the Bulge. Pay your respects to fallen US soldiers at the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Mardasson Memorial, travel along the former battle front and view abandoned German tanks. Hear war stories from your guide and see how one brave American general is immortalized in the city of Bastogne forever. Numbers are limited to six on this small-group tour.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Liege Province, The Ardennes, WalloniaAfter visiting the cemetery we drive into the Ardennes along the frontline of the Battle with Elsenborn, Wirtzfeld, we see the Tankbarriers from the German side of the border, Büllingen (monument big Red One), and finally the monument honouring the 84 GI'S murdered by the SS of Peiper in MalmedyDuration: 4 hoursStop At: Plaques Abbey Stavelot, Stavelot, Liege Province, The Ardennes, WalloniaWe see the Remembrance Plaques at Stavelot, continue along the river Amblève, see the Kingstiger tank in La Gleize, and the tine little village of Cheneux, further along the highway to the US cemetery of Luxembourg/Hamm where Gen. Patton is burried amongst 4000 American soldiersDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Bastogne War Museum, Bastogne, Luxembourg Province, The Ardennes, WalloniaWe see the pillbox where the 26th of dec. the meeting between the 101st and Pattons army took place, then to the Sq. Mac Auliffe with the monument of the General, the Sherman Tank and we reach the Mardasson Memorial and the Bastogne War Museum (visit is included). We leave around 6 pm and need approx 2 hrs to reach BrusselsDuration: 4 hours