4 Days by Coach Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach, then to the Brussels area for an overnight stay.

Day 2 - Joes Bridge to Nijmegen

We travel to Joe’s Bridge, the start position of the Guards Armoured Division at the beginning of Operation Market Garden. We look at the Irish Guards assault and see their graves at Valkenswaard War Cemetery. We then see the vast German cemetery at Ysselsteyn before visiting the impressive Overloon War Museum. After lunch, we resume the XXX Corps route at the Grave Bridge, before looking at the tough fighting for Nijmegen and the crossing of the Waal River by American Airborne forces. Continue to our hotel in Wolfheze for a two-night stay. B

Day 3 - Hartenstein Hotel and The Battle of Arnhem

We begin at the Hartenstein Hotel, headquarters of the 1st Airborne Division during the Arnhem battle, and now an excellent museum. We then see an original memorial at Wolfheze and look at one of the landing grounds at Ginkel Heath. Following a visit to the Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery we have lunch and then see some of the positions in the Oosterbeek Perimeter before visiting the area around Arnhem Bridge, where the pivotal battle for the outcome of Operation Market Garden took place. B

Day 4

To Calais and return home.B

Included Meals: B = Breakfast

4 Day Tour Departure Dates & Prices 2017

Leger Brochure Price in Black

Travel 55 Discount Price in Red

Tel: Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 and quote Travel ref: T55 and tour code

4 days by Executive coach: tour code ref 4HMG
Dates
Prices
Dates
Prices
July 21 2017
£319
£304
September 15 2017
£319
£304
5 days by Silver Service coach: tour code ref 5BDKV
Dates
Prices
Dates
Prices
March 24 2017
£329
£313
October 26* 2017
£349
£332
April 21 2017
£349
£332
All prices shown are per person based on two sharing a room, unless otherwise stated.
Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement £89.
Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & Conditions
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Leger Holidays
Operation Market Garden

Coach Tours 4 Days - 5% Discount

Specialist Battlefield Guide On Every Tour. Prices from £304

This Leger Holidays battlefield tour follows the ill fated operation devised by General Montgomery to shorten the war with the code name of "Operation Market Garden". The largest airborne operation in history began on Sunday  September 17th 1944. An entire airborne army was committed in a bold attempt to seize the key bridges over the numerous rivers and canals leading into the heartland of the Reich. Over 4,000 Allied aircraft took off from airfields in the United Kingdom, France and Belgium to launch a surprise assault on German-occupied Holland. This tour accompanied by expert battlefield guides, tells the story of this brave but ill fated mission. 

To receive your 5% discount, book this Operation Market Garden battlefield tour direct with Leger Holidays on 01709 786 554 and quote the Travel 55 code T55.

To book with Leger and claim your 5% discount*, call them direct on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote Travel 55 code T55. *Excludes Oberammergau tours.

Includes

  • 3 nights’ accommodation with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Battlefield visits as described
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by executive coach or upgrade to Silver Service deluxe coach with extra legroom

Please note: Entrance fees to museums and places of interest are at extra cost

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Your Hotel

You will stay for two nights at the 4-star Bilderberg Hotel in Wolfheze or sinilar, near Arnhem, situated in its own grounds. The hotel has a restaurant, bar, swimming pool and sauna.

Overnight stay in the Brussels area will be in a city-style hotel

Silver Service Coach...

You’ll be delighted with your Silver Service ‘experience’ right from the moment you meet your tour coach at the port and you’re invited on board.

Sit back and relax in specially-designed, deluxe reclining seats*, with footrests and more legroom** than standard coaches. Enjoy your own reserved seat. Personal tables. Porterage† at most hotels, so you really don’t have to lift a finger. Free personal headphones, so you can enjoy the radio channels, listen to music, or watch DVDs*** Follow your journey’s progress on the satellite navigation display.

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Children Travel for Half Price (aged 8-17) on dates marked *


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