Two days tour to Bastogne, Luxembourg & Maginot Line


Tour the battlefields of the famous siege of Bastogne in Belgium and the heroic stand of the "Band of Brothers" 101st Airborne. Overnight stay in the fortified town Luxembourg. Visit the US cemetery where Gen. G.S. Patton Jr and many other brave men rest in peace and much more.

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Maginot Line fortification

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Luxembourg

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Jack Woods - foxholes of the "Easy Company"

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Highlights of the tour

  • One of Maginot line fortifications
  • The Luxembourg US cemetery
  • Luxembourg city
  • Towns related to The Battle of the Bulge
  • Bastogne & Jack Woods
  • Other interresting sightseeing

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
Visit of Fort de la Ferte or Fort Fermnont Both part of the French defense system Maginot Line. Forte de la Ferte was attacked by the Germans in 1940 and fort Fermont is one of the largest artillery position
US Cemetery Luxembourg Casualties of Battle of the bulge and grave of Gen. G.S. Patton Jr
German war cemetery Visit optional - can decide on the day
Afternoon in Luxembourg Sightseeing and stops at :
Villa Pauly former Gestapo headquarters
Hollerich Memorial of deportation
The picturesque old town
Citadelle
Cathedral and many other
+/-5pm drop off to your hotel in Luxembourg Suggestion of the hotels will be sent to you upon booking


PROPOSED ITINERARY DAY TWO

Clervaux Picturesque town / Begining of the battle of the Bulge
Saint Vith Known for the fierce tank battles
Malmedy Where the infamous Malmedy massacre happened
Houffalize Almost compmetely destroyed, the town became a martyr during the Ardennes offensive. Stop and sightseeing of a German Panther tank in the town
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 momument and the museum* *visit of the museum depending on time. Comes up how much time was spent in previous sites
Bastogne Sightseeing of the town, Sherman tank and monument to Gen. McAuliffe
+/- 4:30pm depart Direct drop off to your accommodation in Paris or airport


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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

Appropriate clothing ! Good walking shoes and wind/water proof jacket are essential. In winter months extra clothing is recommended.

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 in Normandy !

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