Arnhem
Second World War

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  • Discover Holland's Best City: Walking Tour of Arnhem

    1. Discover Holland's Best City: Walking Tour of Arnhem

    Your morning or afternoon in Arnhem will start at your hotel, river cruise ship or, if you travel to Arnhem from elsewhere, at the train station. Set off at a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town. The city has a rich and fascinating history that is perfect for exploring on this walking tour of Arnhem. As the famed site of World War II battles, Market Garden operation in particular, the city of Arnhem has commemorated the lives lost during the war with the John Frost Bridge, the city's most important bridge stretching over the Rhine river. Pay your respects at the famous bridge, and then head over to the city's highest landmark, the Eusebius Church. Take the panorama lift to the church's tower, reaching as high as 76 meters, and take in the spectacular views of the city and the surrounding region from the top (not included). Wrap up the w...

  • The Netherlands: WW2 Private Day Trip

    2. The Netherlands: WW2 Private Day Trip

    Get picked up at your hotel by a professional guide who will drive you around and teach you all about how the Second World War unfolded in the Netherlands. First, discover the most important sites relating to the Second World War in Rotterdam. This historic yet modern city has many relevant monuments and buildings that survived the bombings, including the Rotterdam White House, its City Hall, the Laurens Church, and Delfshaven - a charming historical neighbourhood which retains its 17th-century buildings. Then, head over to Arnhem where the famous battle of Arnhem took place. Visit the Arnhem Oosterbeek Cemetery, the John Frost Bridge and its surroundings, and find out all about Operation Market Garden and why the battle turned out differently to planned. Historians continue to debate the reason behind the Market Gardens failure but the bravery of the soldiers has never been questioned...

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