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Discover Battle of Britain sites in England

Alpventures® Britain at War! Tour features the most significant Battle of Britain sites in England! From Cambridge and Duxford to Dover; from London to Portsmouth, our Tour includes the best monuments, memorials, and museums like the Battle of Britain Bunker at RAF Uxbridge (No. 11 Group Operati…

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Normandy Tour now featuring the Todt Battery

Back by popular demand! We're bringing back the Todt Battery to our Normandy to the Eagle's Nest Tour, after a seven year hiatus. Originally, we swapped out the site for the impressive underground V2 bunker near Saint Omer, "La Couple". We are still keeping that site in the Tour; we're just addi…

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Join us for the D-Day Experience in Normandy

Here's an introduction to the D-Day Experience at Dead Man's Corner near Utah Beach in Normandy, France. Experience a paratroopers journey on D-Day from a base in England to the skies over Normandy in an authentic, one-of-a-kind C-47 flight simulator! This is a 3-for-1 deal: Historic site, First-c…

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Ruins of the Third Reich Tour returning in 2019

Our Ruins of the Third Reich Tour has always been popular. Since we have offered this trip for over 15 years, we have tweaked and perfected it to include some amazing sites. Where else can you visit both Nordhausen and Peenemünee on the same Tour? We overnight in a former Third Reich castle on the…

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Polish 303 Squadron hits big screen in Hurricane

The story of the Polish fliers of 303 Squadron during the Battle of Britain is the focus of the upcoming film, "Hurricane". These brave pilots found themselves fighting for the freedom of their own country in foreign skies. Seen through the eyes of Jan Zumbach, fighter ace and adventurer, it tells…

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Normandy to the Eagle's Nest Tour

Join our most popular World War II Tour, from Normandy to the Eagle's Nest; and discover the most significant World War II sites in France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany! We still have availability on both our May and September 2018 Tours. This trip always sells out - and for good reason. We off…

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Operation Barbarossa Tour to Russia

New dates posted for 2018! Join our Operation Barbarossa Tour to Russia this fall, and explore all the most significant World War II sites on the Eastern Front that Russia has to offer! We have operated this Tour in the Russian Federation since 2006, with the help of our Partners in Moscow, 'Three…

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Introducing new "Game of Thrones" Tours

Winter is coming! And so are our new Tours inspired by the epic, hit HBO series, Game of Thrones! Over a dozen countries around the world were considered before the producers of the show chose Northern Ireland as their hub and primary filming location - and its an amazing country full of wonderf…

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Follow the Monuments Men across Europe

Two years ago we launched our inaugural Monuments Men Tour (now called: Men, Masterpieces, and Monuments Tour) and the popularity of this exciting adventure is continuing to grow. In 2018, we expect an even larger turnout, and we are preparing for another fantastic trip to France, Germany, and Aus…

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Join Us in Sicily and Italy!

Join us on Alpventures Battleground Italy Tour in April 2018 - and follow the path of the Allied Forces from Sicily to Rome. This is the original World War II Tour of Sicily and Italy. At least two other Tour Operators have copied this Itinerary - we'll take that as a Compliment... only we have be…

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Watch our Video Profiles

Everybody loves Videos! Get to know the sites (and sights) we visit on our Tours by watching our new video profiles - they are short, and to the point. We know our destinations like no other, and our videos show it! Check them out on our "Media" page, where you'll also find links to over 6,000 tra…

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Introducing Canada Goes To War Tour

Our new "Canada Goes To War Tour" is coming soon - We are working with Heather's Incomparable Journeys (Ontario, Canada) on an epic journey following in the footsteps of the Canadian Military in both World Wars across Europe. This exclusive Group Tour focuses on historical and cultural sites in Fr…

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Introducing Alpventures Britain at War! Tour


 

Our inaugural "Britain at War! Tour" is currently underway! We are just about to wrap up the first Tour, which has run very well. We started with three days in London, where we enjoyed a World War II Tour of the city in an authentic, wartime DUKW (ambhibious vehicle), as well as visits to HMS B…

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Introducing Alpventures Franco's Spain Tour

Live from Spain - I am currently in Barcelona conducting our inaugural "Franco's Spain Tour: From Civil War to World War"! We have had amazing weather (April is a great time of year to visit Spain) and first group - although, small - is having a wonderful time exploring military sites, and Spanish…

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The Mighty Eighth and Masters of the Air


 

Executive Producers Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks have been busy working on their new World War II miniseries for HBO - and it's going to be amazing. According to internet sources recently, the miniseries is gearing up to air sometime soon, and apparently the name has been changed to "The M…

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Britain Tour features "Tiger Day" at Tank Museum

Join us again for TIGER DAY on this year's Britain at War! Tour - the timing was just too good to pass up! On September 29, 2018, Alpventures Britain at War! Tour group will be participating in "Tiger Day X" at The Tank Museum in Bovington, United Kingdom. For more details about the event, visit…

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