Wings of Freedom

About the tour: Wings of Freedom

Tour Introduction

The Wings of Freedom Airshow takes place to remember the Allied Liberation of the Netherlands. Join us to attend this amazing event.

Tour Includes

  • 3 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Battlefield visits as described
  • FREE local joining points
  • Travel by Executive Coach
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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 the Arnhem area for a three-night stay.

Day 2 - Wings of Freedom

Today we attend the Wings of Freedom Airshow which takes place near Ede in the Netherlands. This all day event involves fly-bys from WW2 Aircraft, and ground displays of static aircraft and more than 250 re-enactors. There will be various Air Force camps set up for you to explore in what will be an exciting and moving day.

Included meals: Breakfast

Wings of Freedom Airshow

Wings of Freedom Airshow (2)

Key Visits

  • Wings of Freedom Airshow

Day 3 - Arnhem

We begin today on the battlefields of Arnhem visiting the Drop Zones where the Airborne troops landed, the Hartenstein Hotel, now the main Arnhem Museum, and in the afternoon Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Arnhem Bridge and then travel across to Nijmegen Bridge to look at the role of ground forces before ending at Driel where the evacuation of Arnhem took place.

Included meals: Breakfast

Arnhem War Cemetery

Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery (5)

Key Visits

  • Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery
  • Arnhem Bridge
  • Nijmegen Bridge
  • Hartenstein Hotel Museum

Day 4

Return home.

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 a minimum 3-star hotel in the Arnhem area. 

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...

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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Call our friendly advisors on: 01709 385 624