Discovery of Bastogne and its region by jeep Willys

A multi-activity weekend to discover the region of Bastogne and the sites of the Battle of the Bulge.

Europ’Aventure proposes you to spend a weekend in the region of Bastogne and to discover the region. On the first day, you will be able to go on foot on the magnificent marked paths of the commune of Sainte-Ode in the surroundings of Bastogne to discover the splendid landscapes. The next day, you will drive to Bastogne to meet your guide at the Mac Auliffe square. From there, you will leave for a private tour to discover the villages of the Ardennes on one of the historical circuits of the Battle of the Bulge: Bastogne, Le Mardasson, the Bois Jacques and the Bastogne War Museum. The tour is done in a Willys Jeep, one of the most emblematic vehicles of the war !!!!

This short stay is an excellent balance between nature and culture and allows you to relive one of the most important battles of the Second World War. Europ’Aventure takes care of everything so that you can make the most of your stay: quality accommodation, half board, tour booking and maps of the region.

Mixed trekking in freedom (+ guided tour) – Variable duration from 2 to 3 days – Departure all year round according to your availability and your possibilities.

Program

Day 1

Sainte-Ode Reception in Sainte-Ode in the afternoon and handing over of the complete file. Evening meal included.

Day 2

Sainte-Ode On this first day, you will have the opportunity to choose one of the 5 major hikes in the commune of Sainte-Ode according to the desired distance (17 to 27 km). These itineraries make you discover two of the most beautiful valleys of the Ardennes, namely the Ourthe valley and the Laval valley. Return to accommodation and evening meal included.

Day 3

Sainte-Ode – Bastogne Departure for Bastogne by car after breakfast. Meet at Mc Auliffe square at 10:00 am where you will meet your guide. After a short introduction, you will embark on a Jeep tour to discover the important sites of the Battle of the Bulge. Circle of 2h30 : This itinerary goes through the Bastogne War Museum, the Bois de la Paix, the Bois Jacques. Via Recogne and its German cemetery, you will reach the Place de Bastogne for a free visit of the Airborn Museum and Baracks Bastogne. 4h00 loop: An invitation to discover the village of Sainlez from Bastogne, and its museum of the Civil Memory of Sainlez 1940 – 1945. Passing through the villages of Lutrebois, Villers-la-Bonne-Eau, the native village of Queen Mathilde, you reach the centre of Bastogne.

Practical information

Home : day 1, in the late afternoon (the welcome point will be confirmed at the time of booking) Hiking record delivery. Dispersion: The last day at the end of the stage. Possibility of an extra night and a morning departure after breakfast. Framing : hiking in freedom, without a guide except for the guided tour which is organized by a passionate of the battle of the Bulge. Accommodation :Accommodation : hotels *** or bed and breakfast *** Access : by car (free parking for the duration of the stay)

Dates / prices

Dates

This stay can be organized at your best convenience and departures are possible all year round. Availability will depend mainly on the availability of the guide and it is therefore advisable to book well in advance.

Prices and formulas

You will find below the list of prices per person for the year 2021. The price depends mainly on the number of nights desired, the type of room and the duration of the guided tour.
Double, Twin or Triple Room Single Room
Guided tour of 2h30 Guided tour of 4h00 Guided tour of 2h30 Guided tour of 4h00
1 night 195,00 € 245,00 € 265,00 € 315,00 €
2 nights 305,00 € 355,00 € 425,00 € 475,00 €
3 nights 415,00 € 465,00 € 585,00 € 635,00 €
  Prices are per person Minimum group size: 2 people The price includes :
  • half-board accommodation in a *** hotel or ****
  • Breakfast and 3-course dinner
  • Free parking on departure
  • IGN map of the hike
  • Complete folder with information brochures, luggage tags, etc.
  • The Willys Jeep Guided Tour for the chosen duration
The price does not include :
  • drinks
  • picnics
  • personal expenses and insurance
  • Entrances to museums such as the Bastogne War Museum
  • anything not indicated in “Price includes”.

From

195,00 

You travel on foot

Level : Easy

Possibilities :2, 3, 4 days

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