The Battle of Arnhem

The Battle of Arnhem

Start: Vught End: Groesbeek Days: 3 Nights: 2 Price: upon request

The Battle of Arnhem

This program will allow the pupils to understand the Battle of Market Garden and why the defeat was inevitable. These historic places immortalize for ever our duty to remember.

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Tour Operator: Envol Espace

18 Rue Claude Bloch
+33 2 31 06 07 89

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Day 1 - Camp Vught

Arrival at Vught and visit of the Memorial Centre and the rebuilt barracks which shows how the prisoners lived in this concentration camp.

Photos of day 1 - camp vught

Day 2 - Oosterbeek and Arnhem

Depart from Arnhem to visit the Oosterbeek areas and learn about Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Arnhem. Visit will start with the Hartenstein Airborne Museum, Schoonoord Cross-Roads, Oosterbeek Airbone Cemetery and follow the route taken by John Frost into the famous « Bridge Too Far ». Stop en route at the Tafelberg Hotel, the home of Kate Queripel, Cpt. Cain, Lt. Grayburn and Flt Lt. Lord who all won the coveted Victoria Cross.

Photos of day 2 - oosterbeek and arnhem

Day 3 - Groesbeek and Nijmegen

Depart to Groesbeek and visit the National Liberation Museum and battlefields. Take a break in the beautiful town of Nijmegen, also visiting the bridge there.

Photos of day 3 - groesbeek and nijmegen