Two day tour of Bruges, Ghent & Bastogne


Visit the battlesites of the "Battle of the Bulge" and as well as the area around the siege of Bastogne. Followed by Bruges & Ghent. Both cities are not only beautiful to sightsee but their art is famous from the movie The Monuments Men. Visit Bruges with its Madonna & Ghent with the famous altarpiece.

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Ghent

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Famous Madonna and child

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Foxholes of the Easy Company in the Jack Woods

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Highlights of the tour

  • Historical center of Bruges
  • Madonna and child of Bruges
  • Ghent old town and altarpiece
  • Jack Woods - Easy Company foxholes
  • Bastogne Museum
  • Other interresting sightseeing and stops

Full Description

The price of the tour is 1850 Euros

  • Price for the group: 1 to 7 guest
  • Direct pick up and drop off to your accommodation
  • Private guide / driver (same person)
  • Tour itinerary and flexibility to change the tour
  • Spacious, aircoditioned minibus

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Full description of the tour

PROPOSED ITINERARY DAY ONE

6:30am depart Direct pick up from your accommodation in Paris. 4h drive to Bruges
Bruges Also known as the Venice of the north due to its canals crossing the city. Visit and sightseeing of the city
Church of our lady Visit and see Michelangelo's famous sculpture Madonna with Child
Ghent Visit the picturesque historical center and old town
Ghent altarpiece Visit the museum of the Ghent Altarpiece and learn its story
Ghent castle Medieval castle in the heart of Ghent with a great collection of medieval arms and armour
+/- 5pm drop off to your accommodation Suggestions of the hotels will be sent to you upon booking


PROPOSED ITINERARY DAY TWO

German cemetery German casualties from the Battle of the Bulge *Optional
Foy Village from which the Germans were continuisly attacking the Easy Company positions
Jack Woods Walk through the parts of forest where the Easy Company "Band of Brothers" were defending Bastogne. Foxholes are still visible all around the woods.
Bizory chapel Turned into a provisional aid station
Mandarsson Memorial Honoring the memory of the Americal sondier who lost their lives or were wounded in the Battle of the Bulge
Bastogne museum One of the best WW2 museums focusing on the Battle of the Bulge and the Bastogne siege
Bastogne square Monument to Gen McAuliffe and Sherman tank Barracuda. Learn about the days of siege of Bastogne.
+/- 4:30pm depart Direct drop off to your accommodation in Paris


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WHATS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR

  • Governmental tax - No hidden extra fees
  • VIP Private Trip 1 to 7 guests – Price is for the group
  • Private spacious and luxury Van – Full option 7 seater mini bus
  • English speaking driver / guide
  • Insurance while guest in the car (transportation insurance)
  • Pick up and drop off from and to the hotel/accommodation in Paris
  • Full transportation including all road charges (petrol, parking, highway fees)
  • Planning and Flexibility of the itinerary
  • Suggestions and booking of hotels & restaurants (If needed)
  • For multiple day tour - guides accommodation, breakfast and dinner are covered

WHATS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee breaks & snacks expenses
  • Entrance fees to any museums, activities, visits and tastings
  • Your own hotel - accommodation - overnight stay
  • Guides lunch on guests expenses (20Euros max)
  • Any additional or personal expenses
  • Guides gratuity (optional)
  • Each guest personal insurance : The guest has to be covered with his own private international travel insurance for any accidents or sickness while being on the tour as Private Trip does not take any responsibility for it

Useful informations

We operate in any weather conditions such as rain, wind or fog. Good clothes and cofortable, warm walking shoes are strongly adviced.

If you had a relative that participated in the Battle of the Bulge or any other battle to liberate Europe - let us know! We can do the necessary research on the individual or his unit / division and adapt the tour depending on the possibilities. In the last years we had helped many families to reveal what their relatives went  through !

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Tour request, any additional questions, special needs or changes in trip…