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Tanks in Town – Commemorating the Liberation of Mons 1944

4 Day Tour from £299.00

Tanks in Town is an annual event in Mons in Belgium which takes place in early September to commemorate the liberation of the city in 1944. Second World War military vehicles and operational tanks come over as part of the event and on this special tour we

Itinerary

4-Day Tour

  • Day 1 – Regional departure by coach, then to Belgium for a three-night stay.
  • Day 2 – Our first day is spent at the Tanks in Town event where you have the whole day in Mons to watch the movement of tanks, jeeps, half-tracks, amphibious and armoured vehicles and military lorries. The city is full of military re-enactors and you may also choose to visit the Mons Military Museum. Breakfast
  • Day 3 – Today we depart for the Ardennes and look at some of the locations connected with the Battle of the Bulge around Bastogne, a town very much at the heart of the 1944 offensive. We see the Mardasson Memorial and Bastogne War Museum, Easy Company positions in the woods near Bastogne and we have lunch in Bastogne itself. In the afternoon we see a German Panther tank at Houffalize and visit the British graves at Hotton War Cemetery. Breakfast
  • Day 4 – Return home. Breakfast

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