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The Battlefield Explorer Tours

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Visit the WWII 1944 Market Garden battlefields around Eindhoven, Veghel, Nijmegen, and Arnhem. Visit the dropzones, bridges, and objectives with us. At the end of a full day tour, you have a good understanding of why the operation was launched, what...more
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Veghel, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

My wife & I visited Amsterdam for a few days on our way back to Australia from a family wedding in the UK, I have wanted to visit Arnhem the area of Operation Market Garden that the British & Polish Airborne were tasked with, we...More

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Joris1944, Owner at The Battlefield Explorer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words, it was a pleasure to take you along the battlefields!

Reviewed 3 April 2018

We went on a tour with Joris last October. Not really knowing the full story of Operation Market Garden - we certainly knew it quite well by the end! Joris is not only incredibly knowledgeable, but you won't find anyone more passionate about WW2 history,...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2015

Joris is passionate about WWII and what happened during Operation Market Garden. He picked us up at the hotel each day and took us thoughout the region to the major battle sites. He is very knowlegable about the battles and brings them back to life...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2015

Joris tailored the 3-day tour to our own requirements in advance of our visit and was happy to make recommendations re accommodation. Our travel group was mixed gender and ranged from 20-55 years old. From my own research, I was confident that Joris would have...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2014

OK, so I have read the books, seen the films, listened to the documentaries. BUT nothing compares to being on the ground and walking the battlefields then being with someone who not only knows the history but brings it life in a way that is...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2014

What an amazing tour. What Joris doesn't know about the operations in the Netherlands, it is not worth knowing. It was so very cool to stand in the spot where such heroic acts took place and have Joris explain how each operation played out. In...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 28 April 2014

My son and I were on a mostly self guided WWI & WWII History Tour of Europe starting in London and ending in Berlin. We had one day to devote to the Market Garden sites and wanted to make the most of it. After careful...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2013

Our scout group in Croydon has had a friendship link with De Gauzen Scouts Arnhem for many years, and this summer we took a group of scouts to stay in their headquarters for a week. It was a great experience, we were made so welcome....More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 18 August 2013

My family and I were extremely lucky to spend a day visiting all the American 82nd Airborne sites and memorials from Operation Market Garden. Joris, our guide from Hells Highway Tours, was extremely knowledgeable on each of the drop zones and battles. He provided photos...More

Thank Kimberly N
Reviewed 10 June 2013

I was fortunate enough to spend a couple of days visiting the battlefields of operation Market Garden with Hells Highway Tours, and I have to say they could not have been more cooperative or helpful, nothing was to much trouble for Joris whose in-depth knowledge...More

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