Following General Patton: Battlefield Luxembourg

Following General Patton: Battlefield Luxembourg Tour

Tour Includes


  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Hundreds of convenient joining points in the UK, or begin/end your tour in Europe

5 Days from $1062 per person

Following General Patton: Battlefield Luxembourg Tour

This new World War 2 battlefield tour is an excellent follow-on from our popular Battle of the Bulge tour, exploring areas in Luxembourg connected with the Ardennes offensive in 1944. Led by a Specialist Battlefield Guide this fascinating tour also looks in depth at the German Westwall defences, as well as the death of General Patton after the war.

5-Day Tour – Following General Patton: Battlefield Luxembourg

Day 1

Depart from your chosen UK pick-up point and travel to the port where a coach interchange will take place, you will then join your tour coach for the Channel crossing. On arrival on the Continent we continue to our hotel (passengers joining the tour in Europe will meet the group at the hotel this evening).

Day 2 - 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.

*Breakfast & Dinner Included

HIGHLIGHTS  ★ National Museum Diekirch  ★ Sherman Tank in Wiltz  ★ Clervaux War Museum  ★ 88mm Gun at Troisvierges

Day 3 - 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.

*Breakfast & Dinner Included

HIGHLIGHTS  ★ Luxembourg  ★ Westwall Museum  ★ Patton Memorial  ★ Patton Museum

Day 4 - 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.

*Breakfast & Dinner Included

HIGHLIGHTS  ★ Bastogne  ★ Battle of the Bulge  ★ Foy  ★ Patton Memorial

★Vielsam  ★Baugnez 44 Histoirical Centre  ★ St. Vith Battlefileds

Day 5

Return home

*Breakfast Included

Departure Dates & Prices






Departure Date Days Travel By Tour ref Price
Mon 27 April 2020 5 Silver Service 5LBLSV/1 $1157
Mon 15 June 2020 5 Silver Service 5LBLV/1 $1100

Following General Patton: Battlefield Luxembourg

5 Days from $1062 per person
Enquire online or call our friendly travel advisers on 844-400-BatteTours (Within the US)

Travel Options

When it comes to getting you to your destination, Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours makes it easy, with a selection of travel options for you to choose from on our Tours. You can join your coach at a convenient joining point in the UK (we have hundreds to choose from throughout England, Scotland and Wales), or join/depart the tour in Europe.

This tour travels on our Silver Service coach.

 

Please note: Coach options can differ between each tour

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Grand Vianden Hotel. The hotel has a lift, pleasant bar, conservatory, lounge and restaurant serving French and Belgian cuisine.

Grand Hotel De Vianden
Grand Hotel De Vianden

This cosy, family-run hotel offers a warm welcome and is situated within walking distance of the centre of Vianden and the River Our. The hotel is situated close to the chair-lifts and the Oranienburg (Orange Castle). All comfortable bedrooms are furnished with television and telephone. The hotel has a lift, pleasant bar, conservatory, lounge and restaurant, serving French and Belgian cuisine. The Peverelli family are always on hand to help with any requests.

Hotel Features

  • English Speaking Staff
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available

Room Features

  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath and/or Shower

How To Book

Following General Patton: Battlefield Luxembourg Tour

Contact our reservations team on 844-400-BatteTours, email info@battletours.com or click on the enquiry button below.

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Tours are operated in conjunction with our UK partner, Leger Holidays.

Please note: Itineraries are subject to change due to operational reasons. Any changes will be advised closer to the time of departure.

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