Dambusters 76th Anniversary Tour

About the tour: Dambusters 76th Anniversary Tour

Tour Introduction

Join us as we take an in depth look at The Dambusters Raid of May 1943, and honour the sacrifice of Guy Gibson VC and his crews who flew in the most iconic air operation of WW2, on the 75th Anniversary of Operation Chastise. Led by a Specialist Guide we travel from Sheffield to Germany seeing Derwent Dam, the RAF museum in Hendon, the Dambusters graves at Bergen-op-Zoom, plus visit Eder and Möhne Dam which were attacked in the raid, on this fascinating battlefield tour.

Tour Includes

  • 6 nights hotel with English/continental breakfast
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Free parking in Rotherham and return drop off service to a local joining point or Rotherham
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Once you have booked your battlefield tour either online, or by telephone (), 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

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 one night in the Sheffield area, followed by one night in the Heathrow/Watford area. You will then stay for one night in Antwerp, two nights in the Wuppertal/Dortmund area and one night in the Arnhem area. All hotels will be minimum 3-star hotels.

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.

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...

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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