2021 Departures

2021 Battlefield Tours with Specialist Guides

Our vast collection offers you the chance to visit some of the most famous military sites, discover inspirational stories and take an in-depth look at how the events unfolded with the knowledge of our specialist guides. With WW1, WW2 and a range of other campaigns in our selection, secure your 2021 Battlefield Tour and join us on a journey of discovery.

D-Day Landings in Normandy

D-Day Landings in Normandy

4 - 5 days from £329pp

On this World War 2 introductory tour, we take an in-depth look at the events that took place on June 6th 1944. Seen as a major turning point in...

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All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

4 - 5 days from £339pp

Focusing on the key sites of WW1 on the Western Front in Belgium and France, on our immensely popular All Quiet on the Western Front tour, you ca...

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Dunkirk & Fortress Europe

Dunkirk & Fortress Europe

4 - 5 days from £349pp

More than 330,000 British and French troops were evacuated from Dunkirk in May 1940, during Operation Dynamo. It followed the Battle of France an...

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Beer & Battlefields in the Ardennes

Beer & Battlefields in the Ardennes

5 days from £499pp

This unique beer and battlefields tour looks at the WW2 fighting in the Ardennes, before visiting local breweries and enjoying the Leffe Experie...

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Arnhem & the Rhine Crossings

Arnhem & the Rhine Crossings

5 days from £519pp

On this battlefield tour we cross through Holland and Germany, as we delve into some of the most iconic battles of World War 2. We spend time in...

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Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge

4 - 5 days from £329pp

Choose a four or five day tour option, as we explore what is now the largest battlefield area in Europe. The Battle of the Bulge was the last maj...

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The Holocaust Remembered – The Moving Story of Anne Frank & Oskar Schindler

The Holocaust Remembered – The Moving Story of Anne Frank & Oskar Schindler

12 days from £1,239pp

Claiming more than 6 million victims, The Holocaust was one of the most horrific parts of World War 2. On this particular tour, we follow the mov...

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Walking the D-Day Beaches of Normandy

Walking the D-Day Beaches of Normandy

5 days from £539pp

Based around some of the walks featured in our head battlefield guide, Paul Reed’s book; ‘Walking D-Day’, we spend this tour examining the events...

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Understanding the Holocaust, Auschwitz, Kraków & Schindler’s Factory by Air

Understanding the Holocaust, Auschwitz, Kraków & Schindler’s Factory by Air

5 days from £629pp

During World War 2, more than six million Jews were murdered in the Holocaust and to this day it is still defined as one of the most terrible and...

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Beer & Battlefields

Beer & Battlefields

5 days from £599pp

Designed by our popular battlefield guide Marc Hope, we have a fascinating experience waiting for you. We have combined some of the most well-kno...

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Panzers in Normandy

Panzers in Normandy

5 days from £449pp

On this battlefield tour, we spend time in Normandy exploring the role of German and Allied Tanks in Wolrd War 2. We begin with a visit to the B...

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Air War Europe: Colditz, Dambusters & the Great Escape

Air War Europe: Colditz, Dambusters & the Great Escape

9 days from £979pp

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...

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The Rise & Fall of the Third Reich

The Rise & Fall of the Third Reich

12 days from £1,199pp

Join this 12-day tour as we delve into the ‘dark charisma’ of Adolf Hitler. From the rise of National Socialism in the 1920s to Hitler’s move to...

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Build up to D-Day 1944

NEW Build up to D-Day 1944

5 days from £539pp

Come to the south of England and explore sites linked to the preparations for the D-Day Normandy Landings, Operation Overlord, in 1944, as well a...

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The U-Boat War: The Real Das Boot

The U-Boat War: The Real Das Boot

7 days from £779pp

German U-Boats were active from the very beginning of WW2 but took on a vital role during the Battle of the Atlantic when fleets of them were use...

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Liberation Route: D-Day to Arnhem

Liberation Route: D-Day to Arnhem

7 days from £769pp

Join us on a unique journey as we follow British and Commonwealth forces in the landings of D-Day, the Battle of Normandy and the liberation of B...

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Walking the Somme Battlefields

Walking the Somme Battlefields

5 days from £609pp

Following the line of the 1st July, we walk the World War 1 Somme battlefields in northern France seeing sites such as Mash Valley, Mametz Wood,...

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Bomber Country

NEW Bomber Country

5 days from £479pp

In this new tour we look at the role of the Eighth US Army Air Force and RAF Bomber Command, which operated from their bases in England. We'll se...

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Forgotten Battlefields of WW1

Forgotten Battlefields of WW1

5 days from £469pp

The battles of 1915 and the fighting at Arras and Cambrai in 1917 are important but often forgotten battles of WW1, this tour helps explain their...

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Blitzkrieg in France

Blitzkrieg in France

5 days from £499pp

The Battle of France was a harsh conflict that saw the Nazi War Machine obliterate the Allied line in the Ardennes and push them back to the Engl...

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Gallipoli Battlefields by Air

Gallipoli Battlefields by Air

7 days from £1,139pp

On this World War 1 battlefield tour we visit the haunting Gallipoli battlefields, located in the Dardanelles. See the sites where more than 30,0...

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The Battlefields of Belgium – Campaigns from WW1, WW2 & Waterloo

The Battlefields of Belgium – Campaigns from WW1, WW2 & Waterloo

5 days from £489pp

Enjoy an introduction into the military history of the Belgium battlefields from Waterloo to World War One and World War Two. Leaving Bruges, we...

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The Maginot Line

The Maginot Line

5 days from £489pp

In the 1930s The Maginot Line was built and it was considered one of the greatest systems of permanent fortifications ever built. It wasn’t until...

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Behind The Lines on The Somme

Behind The Lines on The Somme

5 days from £499pp

It is easy to believe that soldiers spent all their time in the front line, but they actually spent just as much of it behind the front in the vi...

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The Silent Cities: The CWGC Story

The Silent Cities: The CWGC Story

5 days from £489pp

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cares for the graves and memorials of 1.7 million men and women who died in the two World Wars. Founded in...

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France Under the Jackboot – SOE, SAS & the French Resistance

France Under the Jackboot – SOE, SAS & the French Resistance

7 days from £739pp

On this tour, we take a look at how the people of France were affected by the Nazi occupation during World War 2. We focus on the terrible experi...

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They Called It Passchendaele

They Called It Passchendaele

5 days from £579pp

In the year 1917, Flanders was dominated by the great offensives of the Battle of Messines and the Battle of Passchendaele. During the battle of...

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Our Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain

Our Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain

5 days from £529pp

The Battle of Britain was one of the most iconic episodes of the Second World War. Forced back across the channel by a victorious Nazi war machin...

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War by Timetable

War by Timetable

5 days from £619pp

The opening moves of the First World War saw trains taking thousands of men to the front. When the war became static along the Western Front, tra...

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WW1 War Poets: Oh What A Literary War!

WW1 War Poets: Oh What A Literary War!

5 days from £499pp

The Great War inspired a myriad poignant poetry and moving literature, from the horrors of life in the trenches to the tragedy of a lost generati...

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Armistice Day in Flanders

Armistice Day in Flanders

4 days from £419pp

Commemorate Armistice Day in Flanders along side one of our specialist guides. Visit the World War One battlefield sites located around Flanders,...

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Verdun: The Mincing Machine

Verdun: The Mincing Machine

5 days from £479pp

In 1916, the Battle of Verdun, In France, saw over 770,000 casualties and as a result inherited the name the ‘mincing machine’ by the French troo...

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Panzers in The Ardennes

Panzers in The Ardennes

5 days from £569pp

The Ardennes is the largest single WW2 battlefield in Western Europe and has a remarkable outdoor museum of tanks, battle sites and memorials. On...

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The Immortal Salient

The Immortal Salient

5 days from £569pp

This tour visits some of the lesser-known battlefields of Flanders, looking at the Allied contribution to victory in 1918.

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Battle of the Bulge Re-enactment 2021

Battle of the Bulge Re-enactment 2021

4 days from £299pp

The Battle of the Bulge was one of the largest single battles of World War 2 in the West. In December 1944, the Germans launched a final offensiv...

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Peenemünde, the Baltic Coast & Wartime Berlin

Peenemünde, the Baltic Coast & Wartime Berlin

9 days from £979pp

On this tour we delve into the past and explore the history of Nazi Germany. We begin in Peenemunde, a small island located off the coast of Germ...

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Above the Battlefield – The War in the Air

Above the Battlefield – The War in the Air

5 days from £499pp

The war above the Western Front witnessed planes being used for observation in 1914, to air fighting and then as bombers by 1918. On this new tou...

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Operation Anthropoid by Air

Operation Anthropoid by Air

5 days from £739pp

Operation Anthropoid was the secret mission to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, a high ranking Nazi Official with control of much of Eastern Europe...

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The American Civil War

The American Civil War

9 days from £2,349pp

Join us as we delve into the history of the American Civil War, as we take a look at the war which raged for four years, from 1861 to 1865. We fl...

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Commando Operations of WW2 featuring Dieppe, St. Nazaire & Normandy

Commando Operations of WW2 featuring Dieppe, St. Nazaire & Normandy

7 days from £729pp

Follow the Commando actions of World War 2 through France as we take a look at some of the huge battles from Operation Jubilee at Dieppe to the g...

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At War with Wellington – The Peninsular War

At War with Wellington – The Peninsular War

14 days from £1,559pp

On this tour, we spend time exploring the fascinating battlefields in Spain. As we walk the ground where the British Redcoats fought the soldiers...

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Ulster Tower Centenary

NEW Ulster Tower Centenary

4 days from £549pp

November 2021 marks the centenary of the opening of the Ulster Tower Memorial on the Somme battlefields, a memorial commemorating the service and...

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Discover the History of the Boer & Zulu Wars of South Africa

Discover the History of the Boer & Zulu Wars of South Africa

12 days from £2,849pp

Seen the iconic war movie, Zulu and want to understand more about the true story behind the motion picture? Then join us as we delve into the his...

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Crimson Coast

Crimson Coast

5 days from £479pp

During World War 1 the Belgium and French coastlines became a place of great sacrifice and as a result inherited the name, The ‘Crimson Coast’. T...

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Stalingrad: Turning Point of the Eastern Front

Stalingrad: Turning Point of the Eastern Front

10 days from £2,649pp

Join us on our new 10-day tour, led by Eastern Front and German Armed Forces expert guide, Paul Errington. We will visit the key battlefields of...

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War Graves Pilgrimage

War Graves Pilgrimage

5 days from £579pp

Is there a particular war grave you wish to visit? With more than 2,000 British and Commonwealth cemeteries along the Western Front, it’s not pos...

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Anzio, Monte Cassino & San Pietro: Italian Campaign by Air

Anzio, Monte Cassino & San Pietro: Italian Campaign by Air

5 days from £769pp

Take an in depth look at the Italian Campaign and the key battlefield sites of 1943 to 1944, in Anzio, Monte Cassino and San Pietro, on this fasc...

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Battlefield St. Quentin

Battlefield St. Quentin

4 days from £359pp

St. Quentin, a city in northern France, saw a heavy amount of fighting throughout World War I, especially during the Battle of St. Quentin Canal...

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Spanish Civil War by Air

Spanish Civil War by Air

6 days from £899pp

The Spanish Civil War, fought in Spain between 1936 and 1939, is often seen as a dress rehearsal for WW2. Men from many nations fought against Fa...

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Battlefields of Loos 105th Anniversary

Battlefields of Loos 105th Anniversary

4 days from £349pp

105 years ago in September-October 1915, the Battle of Loos was fought in the northern French village of the same name. British troops, commanded...

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Tanks & Trenches

Tanks & Trenches

4 days from £389pp

WW1 saw the birth of the tank, and its first use in battle on the Somme. On this new tour we look at the use of tanks by the British. We start th...

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Race to Remagen: Aachen to the Rhineland

Race to Remagen: Aachen to the Rhineland

4 days from £379pp

On this tour, we spend time looking at the final battles of 1944-1945, as we travel through Germany and Holland. We begin at Beek in Holland wher...

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Tanks in Town – Commemorating the Liberation of Mons 1944

Tanks in Town – Commemorating the Liberation of Mons 1944

4 days from £359pp

Join us in Mons as we commemorate the 1944 liberation of the city. The town is filled with World War 2 vehicles, from tanks and jeeps, to militar...

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American Civil War – The Blue & The Gray

American Civil War – The Blue & The Gray

13 days from £2,899pp

The American Civil War is by far the deadliest war ever fought in the Continental United States; carrying an incredibly high price for the Americ...

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The Italian Campaign featuring Salerno, Anzio & Monte Cassino

The Italian Campaign featuring Salerno, Anzio & Monte Cassino

12 days from £1,299pp

In September 1943, during World War 2, British troops landed at Salerno as a result of Operation Avalanche. This led Winston Churchill to see Ita...

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Netherlands Under The Jackboot

Netherlands Under The Jackboot

7 days from £779pp

A WW2 tour looking at the war in the Netherlands from Blitzkrieg to occupation, the Holocaust and Liberation.

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Last Battles in Italy

Last Battles in Italy

9 days from £899pp

Travel with us on a journey to some of the forgotten battlefields of 1944-45 in northern Italy as we reach the 75th anniversary year of the final...

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Battlefield Netherlands

Battlefield Netherlands

4 days from £379pp

In the autumn of 1944 the Allied forces found themselves advancing on a wide front across the Netherlands. The famous Operation Market Garden, le...

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Battlefields, Breweries & Christmas Markets

Battlefields, Breweries & Christmas Markets

4 days from £499pp

Following the popularity of our 'Beer & Battlefields' coach tour, we have now added to our collection of perfect beginner tours for passengers wa...

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Armistice on the Somme

Armistice on the Somme

4 days from £419pp

Commemorate Armistice Day on the Somme alongside one of our specialist guides. Before we join the Armistice Day commemorations at Thiepval Memori...

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Christmas Markets in Ypres & Lille and Battlefields of the Western Front

Christmas Markets in Ypres & Lille and Battlefields of the Western Front

5 days from £419pp

Combine a tour of the Battlefields of the Great War, with time at some of France and Belgium’s fantastic Christmas markets.

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Flanders Fields — Britain's Bastion on the Western Front

Flanders Fields — Britain's Bastion on the Western Front

4 days from £419pp

Regarded as one of the most important British battlefields of World War One, Ypres saw more than 250,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers fall d...

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The Old Contemptibles at War

The Old Contemptibles at War

5 days from £579pp

Join us on this battlefield tour as we journey through Belgium and France, more than a century after some of the first shots of World War 1 were...

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The Battles for Antwerp

The Battles for Antwerp

4 days from £349pp

In the autumn of 1944 the Allied Armies were still being supplied direct from the Normandy beaches, now hundreds of miles from the front line. Th...

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