Beyond Band Of Brothers

Beyond Band Of Brothers

Start: Paris End: Munich Days: 11 Nights: 10 Price: From €4.290

Beyond Band Of Brothers

Our Beyond Band of Brothers Tour takes you on an 11-day journey through Normandy, the Ardennes Forest and Bavaria. In Normandy, we visit all five landing beaches as well as the Normandy American Cemetery. From there we make our way to Belgium, where we explore sites relevant to the Battle of the Bulge in Bastogne as well as Malmedy and Stavelot. Our stay in Munich includes a visit to the infamous Dachau concentration camp and a guided walking tour that allows us to experience the city as the birthplace of the Nazi party. Finally we spend the day at Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest and visit Dokumentation Obersalzberg, an exhibit set atop the bunker complex that was to serve as the Nazis’ last stand.

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Day 1

Passengers are greeted at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris and transferred by coach to Normandy. In the evening there is an introduction to the tour and a chance for the passengers to introduce themselves over a welcome drink.

Day 2

We begin the day with a visit to Omaha Beach and the Normandy American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer. The day continues with a trip to Pointe du Hoc, where Rudder’s Rangers ascended the steep cliffs to take out the long-range artillery firing on the landing beaches.

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Day 3

We spend the day exploring Utah Beach. We stop at the monument near Brecourt Manor, site of Easy Company’s famous assault on a German artillery position. The afternoon features visits to Utah Beach and Sainte-Mere-Eglise. The day ends with a visit to Dead Man’s Corner Museum in St-Come-du-Mont with an opportunity to buy authentic and replica WWII items.

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Day 4

The day begins with a trip to Longues-sur-Mer, the only German battery in Normandy with the guns still in place. We then travel to the town of Arromanches-les-Bains where we visit the Circular Cinema and Gold Beach with its remnant Mulberry Harbor. In the afternoon we stop at Juno and Sword beaches and we cross Pegasus Bridge.

Photos of day 4

Day 5

After breakfast in Normandy we travel to Belgium in our state-of-the-art motor coach with regular stops along the way.

Day 6

In the morning we tour the sites of the Battle of the Bulge. We stop at the Mardasson Monument, which pays tribute to the Allied resolve during this critical period. The foxholes of Bois Jacques highlight the morning itinerary. After lunch we visit the Bastogne War Museum.

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Day 7

We spend the day exploring the northern arc of the Bulge. We travel to Malmedy, La Gleize and Stavelot, where we follow the advance and demise of Colonel Jochen Peiper’s Kampfgruppe and pay witness to the atrocities committed by SS troops. 

Day 8

We pay a visit to the Luxembourg American Cemetery, the final resting place of many 101st paratroopers as well as General George S. Patton, on our way to the city of Munich.

Photos of day 8

Day 9

In the morning we visit the infamous Dachau camp, which features a full-scale museum detailing Nazi atrocities. In the afternoon a local guide leads us on a Third Reich Tour of Munich.

Day 10

The day involves a trip to Berchtesgaden, site of Hitler’s Bavarian retreat and the Eagle’s Nest. We start with a scenic drive up to the Eagle’s Nest itself. We then pay a visit to Dokumentation Obersalzberg, an exhibit set atop the bunker complex that was to serve as the Nazis’ last stand.

Day 11

After saying goodbye our guests are brought to Munich’s airport for their return flights.