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Experience

Tanks in Town

 

Mons tanks
  • Overview

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    • Experience the Tanks in Town event held each year in Mons
    • Visit a military camp and flea market
    • Spend some free time in Mons and visit the Mons Memorial Museum before experiencing the military parade finishing in the main town square
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    Every year the town of Mons holds the Tanks in Town event commemorating the liberation of the town in 1944 during WWII. There is a military camp and flea market held on the outskirts of town before the main event, a parade of armoured vehicles through the town finishing in the town square where you can get up close and personal with a range of vehicles and tanks.

    Great for:

    • Great for - Battlefield
    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - History


    Mons tanks
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

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  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Best Western Hotel Horizon

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    • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
    A great hotel with modern and stylish rooms, bar, restaurant , wi-fi and terrace. The bedrooms have seating area, wi-fi, flat screen TV, hairdryer and safe.
    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Terrace
    • Lift
    • Official three-star rating
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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Full Day: Military Camp, Flea Market and Battlefields Tour
    We spend the morning at the military camp and flea market and experience the power of the tanks and other vehicles. In the afternoon we have a guided tour of the surrounding WW1 battlefield sites
    Full Day: Mons, Memorial Museum and Tanks in Town Parade
    We spend the day in Mons visiting the Mons Memorial Museum. Have some free time in Mons before finding a place to watch the incoming Tanks in Town parade. Jeeps, trucks and many types of tanks including Shermans and Chaffees plus others parade into town. They finish on the main town square where you can get up close and personal with them.
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What's included

  • Return coach travel
  • Return short sea crossing
  • Three nights accommodation at the Best Western Hotel Horizon
  • Three breakfasts and two evening meals (no dinner included on day three)
  • Porterage
  • Two included excursions
Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon

Best Western Hotel Horizon

A great hotel with modern and stylish rooms, bar, restaurant , wi-fi and terrace. The bedrooms have seating area, wi-fi, flat screen TV, hairdryer and safe.

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Best Western Hotel Horizon

  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
  • Hotel & Aparthotel Horizon
A great hotel with modern and stylish rooms, bar, restaurant , wi-fi and terrace. The bedrooms have seating area, wi-fi, flat screen TV, hairdryer and safe.
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Terrace
  • Lift
  • Official three-star rating
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  • British Travel Awards
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