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WWII Battlefields

Retrace the footsteps of WWII soldiers

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WWII Battlefields
  • Belgium, Europe
  • 143 km
  • 2:34 hr

This historic road trip takes you through the fields of the bloodiest battle the Americans fought during the Second World War. The route encompasses historical sites that mark “The Battle of the Bulge” or Ardennes offensive that took place in the enigmatic dense forests of the Ardennes and the Eiffel.

The road is sprawled with monuments, memorials and sites that testimony the traces of the German and Allied forces. Learn about the WWII battlefields in the three museums that are included in this scenic road trip: the December 44 Historic museum in La Gleize, the Baugnez 44 Historic Centre and Camp Lager Elsenborn. The panoramas of vast coniferous forests and beautiful nature balance out the impact the region’s impetuous history. Especially the endless fields of white crosses at the Henry Chapelle American Cemetery can be a bit overwhelming.

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