World War 2
The 38th (Irish) Brigade at Monte Cassino
Cost (to be announced) includes:
Tours & Excursions
We will visit the Battlefields, the Cemeteries and the Museums associated with each battle. This tour is guided by Mr. Richard Doherty, military historian and authority on the Irish soldier in World War II. It is designed to facilitate those who wish to study the battles, to remember the fallen and to visit the graves and memorials, especially of relatives. Joe Walsh Tours Military & Heritage Tours cater for both the ‘first timers’ and experts. If you have a particular grave or memorial you wish to visit please inform us in advance and we will do our best to facilitate you and to allow you to lay a personal wreath. If there is an individual soldier and you want to know where he fought please tell us in advance.
Transport & Accommodation
Return flights from Dublin to Rome
3 nights accommodation in 4 star hotel on a HB basis
Luxury air-conditioned coach throughout the duration of the tour
Assistance of Captain Donal Buckley on behalf of Joe Walsh Tours
Day 1 On arrival we will visit Monte Trocchio and the New Zealand memorial at Cassino Station and then continue to hotel. After dinner you will receive a full brief on the battle and the tour.
Day 2 We will visit the Monastery, Hairpin Bend, Hangman’s Hill, K2, Amazon Bridge, the Bridge at St Angelo in Theodice, the 36th Texas Division and Casa Sinagoga.
Day 3 We will visit the CWGC Cemetery at Caira and the German Cemetery, also the Polish Memorial, Point 593, Snake Head Ridge and the Quarry.
Day 4 We will visit the Lira Valley or Anzio en route to the airport for the Dublin flight.
Travel insurance available on request