2024 Departures

Battlefield Tours with Specialist Guides:
2024 Departures

With a fascinating range of battlefield tours departing this year to choose from, there’s something to suit all interests in our collection. Browse tours covering WW1, WW2 and a range of other military campaigns, including firm favourites and brand-new experiences, and find your next remarkable journey of discovery.

All of our battlefield tours are accompanied by a Specialist Guide from our knowledgeable team, who will enhance your experience and bring history to life, guaranteeing an informative and rewarding experience.

Battle of the Bulge 80th Anniversary

NEW Battle of the Bulge 80th Anniversary

4 days from £479pp

The German Ardennes Offensive, known as The Battle of the Bulge, began with a massive assault on the American lines in December 1944. It would be...

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Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge

4 - 5 days from £399pp

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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D-Day Landings in Normandy

D-Day Landings in Normandy

4 - 5 days from £439pp

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 £399pp

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 £429pp

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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Operation Market Garden

Operation Market Garden

4 - 5 days from £499pp

During WW2, Operation Market Garden was devised by General Bernard Montgomery to shorten the war in the autumn of 1944. On this tour, we follow t...

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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 £739pp

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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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 £1,479pp

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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Air War Europe: Colditz, Dambusters & the Great Escape

Air War Europe: Colditz, Dambusters & the Great Escape

9 days from £1,299pp

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 U-Boat War: The Real Das Boot

The U-Boat War: The Real Das Boot

7 days from £959pp

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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Arnhem 80th Anniversary

Arnhem 80th Anniversary

4 - 5 days from £529pp

In September 2024 we remember Operation Market Garden with the 80th Anniversary of Arnhem. Join us on a 5 Day Tour to remember the actual anniver...

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Secret Army: Belgium in World War 2

Secret Army: Belgium in World War 2

5 days from £719pp

On this fascinating tour, led by Head Battlefield Guide Paul Reed and WW2 author Dr Victoria Humphreys, we look at the story of Belgium in the Se...

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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 £639pp

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

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

7 days from £939pp

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

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

7 days from £899pp

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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The Somme Offensive

The Somme Offensive

4 - 5 days from £509pp

This fascinating tour based in the heart of the Somme battlefields, staying at Albert, takes an in-depth look at both familiar and lesser-known b...

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The Rise & Fall of the Third Reich

The Rise & Fall of the Third Reich

12 days from £1,679pp

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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Armistice Day in Flanders

Armistice Day in Flanders

4 days from £509pp

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

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

5 days from £479pp

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

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Beer & Battlefields in the Ardennes

Beer & Battlefields in the Ardennes

5 days from £609pp

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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All Quiet on the Western Front For Solo Travellers

All Quiet on the Western Front For Solo Travellers

5 days from £809pp

Are you a solo traveller looking for the perfect introduction to WW1 battlefield tours? Focusing on the key sites of WW1 on the Western Front in...

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Behind the Front Lines

Behind the Front Lines

5 days from £589pp

Life behind the lines was an important part of a soldier’s experience in the First World War. On this new tour we look at three key areas to get...

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Reims & Verdun

Reims & Verdun

5 days from £639pp

On this fascinating new battlefield tour we look at the ground fought over by the British, French and German Armies in Reims, combining with a vi...

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Belgium in 1914

Belgium in 1914

5 days from £679pp

In this 110th Anniversary Year of the outbreak of the First World War, travel with us to some of the forgotten battlefields in Belgium from the o...

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Walking the D-Day Beaches of Normandy

Walking the D-Day Beaches of Normandy

5 days from £699pp

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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Peenemünde, the Baltic Coast & Wartime Berlin

Peenemünde, the Baltic Coast & Wartime Berlin

9 days from £1,409pp

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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Walking the Somme Battlefields

Walking the Somme Battlefields

5 days from £639pp

Following the line of the 1st July, we walk the World War 1 Somme battlefields in northern France seeing sites such as Bois Francais, Pals Memori...

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Gallipoli Battlefields by Air

Gallipoli Battlefields by Air

7 days from £1,349pp

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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Waterloo Anniversary Weekend

Waterloo Anniversary Weekend

4 days from £519pp

On this tour, join us for the annual anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. See what a British or French camp would have been like in 1815. We al...

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Walking the Waterloo Battlefields

Walking the Waterloo Battlefields

5 days from £609pp

Join us as we walk the Waterloo Battlefields seeing key places from the La Haye Sainte to Hougoumont. Our tour begins with walks at Quatre Bras a...

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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 £969pp

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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WW2 Battlefields & Christmas Markets

WW2 Battlefields & Christmas Markets

5 days from £519pp

Following our popular WW1 Battlefields and Christmas Markets Tours, we are pleased to offer a new WW2-themed tour for 2024, with visits to Christ...

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At War With Wellington: The Peninsular War

At War With Wellington: The Peninsular War

12 days from £1,709pp

In a new version of this popular tour, we travel to Spain and follow the battles and engagements of the army of Sir Arthur Wellesley, Lord Wellin...

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War by Timetable

War by Timetable

5 days from £709pp

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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Richard III: The Battle of Bosworth 1485

Richard III: The Battle of Bosworth 1485

3 days from £349pp

Follow the story of King Richard III, as we delve into the history of his dramatic end on Bosworth field. We attend the annual Battle of Bosworth...

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They Called It Passchendaele

They Called It Passchendaele

5 days from £679pp

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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Hedgerow Hell: The Americans in Normandy

Hedgerow Hell: The Americans in Normandy

5 days from £669pp

As the American forces pushed inland after D-Day, they became entangled in the bloody battles for the hedgerows of the Normandy landscape. Join u...

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The Great Escaper: From Portsmouth to Normandy

The Great Escaper: From Portsmouth to Normandy

5 days from £649pp

D-Day was one of the great turning points in the Second World War. The invasion of the French coastline in Normandy saw more than 156,000 Allied...

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The Silent Cities: The CWGC Story

The Silent Cities: The CWGC Story

5 days from £669pp

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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Panzers in Normandy

Panzers in Normandy

5 days from £609pp

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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Walking The Ypres Salient

Walking The Ypres Salient

5 days from £739pp

On this tour we walk the Ypres battlefields of World War 1, visiting the sites of the Ypres Salient and discussing the fighting that happened her...

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War Poets & War Literature

War Poets & War Literature

5 days from £709pp

The experience of both World Wars provoked a huge amount of war poetry and literature. On this new tour, Head Battlefield Guide Paul Reed is join...

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