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Following General Patton: Battlefield Luxembourg


5 days from £529pp

About the tour: Following General Patton: Battlefield Luxembourg


Tour Introduction

Following on from our popular Battle of the Bulge itinerary, this new battlefield tour tells the story of Luxembourg during World War 2, with visits to the battle sites, memorials and museums linked with the Wiltz and Ardennes offensive in 1944. This emotive journey also looks at the German Westwall defences constructed by the Nazis, and the death of General Patton.

Tour Includes


  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Local joining points
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(Deposits from £50pp)

Once you have booked your battlefield tour either online, or by telephone (01709 385 624), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can -

  1. Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  2. Send payments via online banking.
  3. Send payments via cheque.
  4. Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach, then to our hotel in Luxembourg, where we stay for four nights.

Day 2 - Diekirch

Today, we visit the Diekirch area seeing the American memorials and also visiting the superb War Museum. After lunch we see a Sherman tank in Wiltz and the excellent Clervaux War Museum, before looking at a mighty 88mm gun at Troisvierges.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Key Visits

  • National Museum Diekirch
  • Sherman Tank in Wiltz
  • Clervaux War Museum
  • 88mm Gun at Troisvierges

Day 3 - Westwall & General Patton

This morning we cross the border into Germany and look at the Westwall; the German border defences similar to the Maginot Line, constructed by the Nazis in the 1930s. We see the Westwall Museum in one preserved part of this defence network before returning to Luxembourg to look at the story of one of the most famous commanders of WW2: General George S. Patton. We see the Patton Memorial, visit the Patton Museum and see his grave in the Luxembourg American Cemetery which also contains the graves of US soldiers who died here in 1944-45.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

General Patton's Grave

General Patton's Grave (2)

Key Visits

  • Luxembourg
  • Westwall Museum
  • Patton Memorial
  • Patton Museum

Day 4 - Battle of the Bulge

Today we travel into Belgium to examine the fighting around Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge, seeing the woods near Foy where American Airborne troops defended the town, as well as the Patton Memorial, and spot where his tanks relieved the Airborne forces. In the afternoon we travel across to Vielsam, and later see the Baugnez 44 Historical Centre, ending the day around the battlefield at St. Vith.

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Sherman Tank at Bastogne

Sherman Tank at Bastogne (2)

Key Visits

  • Battle of the Bulge
  • Bastogne
  • Patton Memorial
  • Vielsam
  • Baugnez 44 Histoirical Centre
  • St. Vith Battlefileds

Day 5

Return home

Included meals: Breakfast

Exclusive Singles Departure
On Apr 16 departure we offer an exclusive singles only tour. 
This will include:

• Sole use of you own room
• No single room supplement.  

Call for more details.

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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Hotel

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Grand Vianden Hotel. The hotel has a lift, pleasant bar, conservatory, lounge and restaurant serving French and Belgian cuisine.

Grand Hotel De Vianden

About the hotel

This cosy, family-run hotel offers a warm welcome and is situated within walking distance of the centre of Vianden and the River Our. The hotel is situated close to the chair-lifts and the Oranienburg (Orange Castle). All comfortable bedrooms are furnished with television and telephone. The hotel has a lift, pleasant bar, conservatory, lounge and restaurant, serving French and Belgian cuisine. The Peverelli family are always on hand to help with any requests.

Hotel Features

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

Room Features

  • Bath and/or Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • 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.

Silver Service Coach

Silver Service, refreshments
Silver Service, lounge
Silver Service, entertainment

Silver Service Features

  • Sit back and relax in specially-designed, deluxe reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than standard coaches.
  • Enjoy the perfect temperature onboard with climate control.
  • Relax and have a chat in the spacious rear lounge.
  • Servery on board offering a range of refreshments.
  • Porterage* at most hotels, so you really don’t have to lift a finger.
  • Time flies with our onboard entertainment system.
  • With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs.
  • Onboard toilet

Silver Service Seating Plan

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Travel Extras

With an overnight stay or the option to meet us at the interchange, our travel extras allow you to create a travel experience to suit your needs...

Stay overnight near Dover

Why not go the night before your tour for a relaxing start?

You can park for FREE for up to seven days at the Holiday Inn Ashford North and enjoy an overnight stay with English breakfast from just £38 per person (Based on 2 sharing a twin/double room on a B&B basis, subject to availability. Single supplements and terms and conditions apply.) We’ll then collect you from the hotel on the day of departure and return you there at the end of your holiday.

To book this package, please call the hotel on 01233 713333, quoting ‘Leger Holidays’ and your booking reference. If your holiday is longer than seven days you can pay for additional days’ parking. Ask one of our friendly reservations team for more details when you book your holiday

Join coach at Interchange

Join your tour coach at the interchange.

On most tours if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines.

Excludes tours to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.

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