Air War Europe: Colditz, Dambusters & the Great Escape

9 nights from £999

Duration:9 Nights
Suitable for: Everyone
Accommodation:3*
Meals:8 breakfasts

Overview

Follow the story of WW2 Airmen from the Dambusters to Colditz Castle in Germany and Holland as we look at the battlefields of the war in the air above Europe involving the men of RAF Bomber Command. On this tour we visit the RAF graves in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery then travel through the Ruhr Valley area on trips to the Eder Dam and Möhne Dam examining the Dambusters Raid. We later visit Colditz Castle, examine the fire-bombing of Dresden and the story of the Great Escape. In Berlin we look at raids on the Nazi capital and also visit the Luftwaffe Museums in Gatow and Hannover. The tour ends with a visit to the grave of Dambuster hero Guy Gibson VC.

Accommodation

You will stay overnight in Holland at the NH Koningshof in Veldhoven, near Eindhoven, or similar, and the 4-star Best Western in Jena, then two nights at the 3-star Azimut Hotel in Dresden, two nights at the 3-star Grand City Berlin East, Vienna House Easy, or similar on the outskirts of Berlin, overnight at the 4-star H4 Hotel or the Wyndham Hannover Atrium in Hannover, or similar and finally overnight at a city-style hotel in Belgium.

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tour details

This tour is operated by Leger Holidays

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Duration:9 Nights
Suitable for: Everyone
Accommodation:3*
Meals:8 breakfasts
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