Begin your tour with morning pickup from your hotel in Brussels. Relax during the scenic journey by an air-conditioned and luxurious vehicle and listen as you knowledgeable historian guide shares historical anecdotes and fascinating facts.
Arrive at Henri-Chapelle American Century, a somber place in which 8,000 soldiers are laid to rest. Gaze at the interminable rows of solemn grave markers, then reflect on the lost lives of soldiers at a memorial dedicated to the soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division. Continue to the moving site of the Malmedy massacre, and learn about how 84 American prisoners of war were brutally slain by the SS.
Revitalize with a fulfilling lunch (own expense), then marvel at the sheer size of an abandoned German Tiger II tank in the quaint village of La Gleize.
Via Werbomont we reach the E25 highway and drive towards Houffalize, very severely damaged during the battle on the 18th of December, and continue to Luxembourg/Hamm. We arrive at the US military cemetery where General G. Patton is resting amidst 4500 US soldiers.
Peruse informative exhibitions in the Bastogne War Museum (own expense) to learn more about the brutal battle, then travel back to Brussels through the verdant Meuse valley and bid your guide farewell after a moving and memorable day out.