Arnhem and The Rhine Crossing

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5 Days and 4 Nights

Day One
Depart Pick up points for Hull

Day Two
08.00 Arrive Rotterdam.
09.00 Depart Rotterdam and drive to Arnhem area
10.30 - 17.00 Tour of the Arnhem battlefield area with a visit to the Hartenstein Museum.
17.30 – 18.00 Book into hotel

Day Three
08.30   Set off across Nijmegen Bridge & proceed to Groesbeek War Cemetery & Memorial.
09.30   Arrive Groesbeek War Cemetery & Memorial (30 min visit)
10.15   Drive down the road to the ‘Op Veritable Memorial’.
10.30   Set the scene at the memorial for the afternoon tour.
11.00   Drive via Wyler and Kleve to the Reichswald Cemetery.
11.30   Arrive Reichswald War Cemetery (45 min visit)
12.30   Drive to Goch for a lunch break.
14.00   Proceed to Wesel.
14.45   Arrive at the old railway bridge at Wesel (20 min visit)
15.15   Drive round to the Hamminkeln area.
            a. Visit Drop Zones ‘A’ & ‘B’.
            b. Visit the railway station area.
            c. The Ox & Bucks L.I. Memorial.
            d. The memorial plaques in the centre of Hamminkeln at the Council Offices.
17.00   Depart area for hotel.
17.45   Arrive hotel.

Day Four
08.00   Book out of hotel and drive to Remagen area.
10.30   Arrive in the Meckenheim area & set the scene.
10.35 – 11.00 Follow the route of Company ‘A’, 27th Armoured Infantry Battalion to Remagen bridge area.
11.15   Visit Remagen Bridge Museum.
12.15   Brief visit to German War cemetery on the road into Remagen town centre.
12.20   Drive into Remagen town centre.
12.30   Lunch in Remagen.
13.30   Proceed to East bank of River Rhine.
14.30   Visit remains of Remagen Bridge towers on East bank.
15.00   Drive up onto the Erpeler Ley.
15.15   Visit to the viewing point on the Erpeler Ley.
15.30   Return to Rotterdam.
18.30 – 19.00 Arrive Rotterdam.

Day Five
Depart Hull for drop off points

(Itinerary subject to change)

 

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