Anti Tank Traps in an outcrop of trees

Battle of Aachen and Hurtgen Forest

The Battle of Aachen was the first city on German soil to be captured by the Allies. The battle ended with a German surrender, but their tenacious defence significantly disrupted Allied plans for the advance into Germany. The Battle of Hürtgen Forest was the longest battle on German ground during World War II and is the longest single battle the U.S. Army has ever fought.

This is a bespoke tour for a group

The cost – including breakfast, lunch, dinner, hotel accommodation, ferries and accommodation, Shooting, museums and guide, but not drinks – is to suit your budget.
Please note that we usually quote on the cost of a single occupancy in a single room as we wish to be open with the all-inclusive costs. A discount of 10% is available for bookings with two people sharing a room.

You are accompanied by a tour leader to ensure that your tour runs smoothly.

This is a coach tour and your tour guide is Brian Shaw.

TO SECURE YOUR PLACE TO THE BATTLE OF AACHEN AND HURTGEN FOREST PLEASE GET IN TOUCH OR PAY A 10% DEPOSIT ON THE BUTTONS BELOW.

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Your Guide

Brian Shaw.

Brian Shaw is an Ex Warrant Officer in the Parachute Regiment who has been leading battlefield tours for the past twenty years.

Itinerary

Day 1

Meet at Ashford International station. Catch the coach to Aachen via the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial. Stay in the hotel which was Wehrmacht HQ during the Battle of Aachen

Day 2

Coach and walking guided tour of the Battle of Aachen, the first German city to fall in the US forces in WW2.

Day 3

Coach and walking guided tour of the Battle of Hurtgen Forest. It was the longest battle on German ground during World War II and is the longest single battle the U.S. Army has ever fought.

Day 4

Return home.