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

5 days from £969pp

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

Tour Introduction

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 fascinating WW2 battlefield tour. It is estimated that during the tough fighting of this campaign 60,000-70,000 Allied soldiers lost their lives. Led by a Specialist Battlefield Guide, join us as we pay our respects with visits to memorials and cemeteries including the Cassino War Cemetery, the largest British and Commonwealth cemetery in Italy.

Tour Includes

  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast and 3 evening meals
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Return flights to Rome with hand luggage allowance
  • Airport transfers in Italy
  • Air-conditioned coach travel
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(Deposits from £500pp)

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Fly to Rome and transfer to our overnight hotel in the Pomezia area.

Day 2 - Anzio

We travel to nearby Anzio. The Anzio landings in January 1944 were designed to by-pass the Germans at Cassino and advance rapidly on Rome, but it became one of the most static fronts of WW2. Here, we visit the Anzio War Museum, see the British War Cemeteries and see where the Allies landed. After lunch, we visit the Sicily-Rome American War Cemetery and Visitors' Centre, before travelling to our hotel in Cassino for three nights.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Anzio

Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Anzio (5)

Key Visits

  • Anzio War Museum
  • Beachhead Cemetery, Anzio
  • Anzio War Cemetery
  • Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Anzio

Day 3 - San Pietro - Mignano Gap

This morning we journey to San Pietro, a small village in the crucial Mignano Gap, where American forces fought a tough battle in 1943. This is now a preserved battlefield site and we explore the ruins. While in San Pietro we also visit the local war museum. After lunch, we see the Italian Cemetery at the Mignano Gap, and the nearby War Museum, and then have free-time in Cassino where you can also join a short walking tour looking at the battlefield sites in the town.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

San Pietro

San Pietro (6)

Key Visits

  • Cassino Town: Sherman Tank
  • San Pietro
  • Mignano Gap Battlefield
  • Mignano Gap War Museum
  • Monte Lungo Italian Cemetery

Day 4 - Monte Cassino - Liri Valley

Today we look at the four battles for Cassino and start at Cassino War Cemetery where the dead from the fighting in 1944 are buried or commemorated on the Cassino Memorial. We then visit the Bedford and Hertfordshire Memorial and look at the final battle for Cassino, at the River Rapido, in the Liri Valley and on the Hitler Line near Aquino. After lunch, we travel up onto the impressive Monte Cassino, with some stunning views., also seeing the Polish War Cemetery, Polish Visitor’s Centre and then some time in the monastery.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Cassino War Cemetery

Cassino War Cemetery (6)

Key Visits

  • Monte Cassino
  • Monte Cassino
  • Polish War Cemetery, Monte Cassino
  • Rapido River Memorial
  • Cassino War Cemetery

Day 5

On our final day, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight.

Included meals: Breakfast

Specialist Battlefield Guides

All of Leger’s battlefield tours are accompanied by specialist guides. Their individual in-depth knowledge of warfare will be informative, as well as enhance your overall experience, as they recreate a fascinating perception of the history and factual events of each battle. Discover the actual catalysts for war, the strategies employed and the final, inevitable outcomes, as well as experiencing the emotional human side of the front line.

Please note: On certain tours, you may get tour guides other that the ones listed below.

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You will stay for three nights at the 4-star Best Western Rocca Hotel in Cassino.

In the Pomezia area, you will stay in a minimum 3-star hotel.

Best Western Hotel Rocca

Best Western Hotel Rocca

About the hotel

The Best Western Rocca Hotel is a 4-star hotel in Cassino, situated close to the world-famous Montecassino Abbey.

Hotel Features

  • Bar
  • English Speaking Staff
  • Guest Lounge
  • Lift
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi Available

Room Features

  • Bath and/or Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV

Travel Options

All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.

When it comes to getting to the Battlefields, Leger Holidays make it easy, with a selection of travel options for you choose from.

Your Flights

Return flights to Berlin are available from Bristol, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, Manchester & Stansted.  

We will book flights to coincide with the arrival of other passengers joining the tour from a variety of UK airports. This is to enable the smooth operation of transfers for the group. Your flight times will be confirmed with your travel documents.

Flight supplements may apply for some airports. If your chosen airport carries a supplement, we will contact you to discuss.

All prices and airports are subject to availability – routes can be reintroduced, cancelled or amended by the airline at any time.

This holiday is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880. 

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