The soldier’s view of the Battle of the Bulge

Duration: 1 day(s)

Tour day 1

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About the tour

137km (85 miles) itinerary: Diekirch - Grosskampenberg - Clervaux - Diekirch

Total duration 6,5 hours ; itinerary 137 km (>2 hours)

Contact:

Gaul’s Legacy Tour
10, rue Walebroch
L-9291 Diekirch
Tel.: +352 621 562 668
[email protected]

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Day 1
Battle of the Bulge
  • Diekirch:
    National Military History Museum – free entrance with the Luxembourg Card; guided tour €5 per person, duration 90 minutes
     
  • 7 km Ettelbruck:
    statue of General Georges S. Patton, US memorial, and visit to the General Patton Memorial Museum (90 minutes free access with the Luxembourg Card)
     
  • 17 km Hoscheid:
    Memorial to the US 5th Infantry Division – 15 minute explanation
     
  • 8 km Hosingen:
    Memorial to the 17th US Airborne division/707th Tank Battalion and water tower - 30 minute explanation
     
  • 10 km Dasburg:
    Dasburg bridge - explanation of the crossing by the German 2nd Panzer division and the presence of General V. Manteuffel - 15 minute explanation
     
  • 28 km Grosskampenberg (D):
    visit “dragons’ teeth” anti-tank fortifications - 30 minute explanation
     
  • 20 km Weiswampach:
    - 60 minute break -
    RAF Lancaster bomber memorial - 20 minute explanation
     
  • 6 km Heinerscheid:
    memorial to the US 6th Armored Division and the February 1945 Westwall-Our breakthrough - 15 minute explanation
     
  • 11 km Clervaux:
    GI monument - 20 minute explanation
    Battle of the Bulge museum in the castle - 30 minute explanation
     
  • 30 km Return to Diekirch

Attractions

Itinerary 137 km : Diekirch - Grosskampenberg - Clervaux - Diekirch