Learn all about the Battle of the Bulge -- the massive surprise German offensive near the end of World War II -- on this moving and enlightening private tour from Brussels. Travel along the former front line of the Battle of the Bulge, seeing memorials, monuments and preserved tanks. Visit the Henri Chapelle American Cemetery and the German military cemetery at Recogne. Witness the site of the Malmedy massacre and the stunning Mardasson Memorial to fallen American soldiers near Bastogne, as well as the cemetery where General Patton was laid to rest. Being on a private tour ensures more personal attention from your knowledgeable guide and a more relaxed, intimate experience.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Liege Province, The Ardennes, WalloniaWe reach the biggest US Cemetery in Belgium after a drive of 1hr30 that we will visit. Then we drive towards the North-Eastern corner of the Ardennes with Elsenborn, Rocherath, a short visit in Germany on the famous Siegfried Line, the monuments for the Big Red One and the Malmedy Massacre. Possibility for short lunch in Malmedy.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, HammEarly afternoon we drive via Stavelot (where many civilians have been killed) to La Gleize (Kingstiger tank) and Cheneux (massacre) to the spot where Peiper was obliged to return as the bridge over the river could not take his weight. Then via the highway to the US Military cemetery of Luxembourg/Hamm. Amidst the 4000 US Military, famous General G. Patton is burried here. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Bastogne War Museum, Bastogne, Luxembourg Province, The Ardennes, WalloniaWe drive towards Bastogne and stop on the Square Mac Auliffe, so popular by all visitors. Then we arrive at the Mardasson Memorial and the Bastogne War Museum that you can visit. We will finish our visit by stopping at the Monument for the E-company and having a look at the Foxholes on the frontline. Back to Brussels where we arrive around 8 pmDuration: 4 hours