Tunisian WW2 Tour (7n/8d)

Commonwealth War Graves at Medjez el bab

Commonwealth War Graves at Medjez el bab

DAY 1: TUNIS / ARRIVAL
Upon arrival in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Tunis. After checking in,  dinner (buffet) & overnight.

DAY 2: GREEN HILL BALD HILL/ DJEBAL ABIAD/SEJNANE/TABARKA
After breakfast, drive to Tarbarka, via the Commando battlefields of Sedjenane, Green Hill, Bald Hill, and Djebel Abiad, we will also visit the Tabarka war cemetery. Overnight in Tarbarka .

Day 3: BEJA/ HUNTS GAP/ SIDI NSIR/ MATER/JDEIDA/ TUNIS
After breakfast, drive to Beja via the roman site of Bulla Regea. Visit to Beja war cemetery then to  Sidi Nsir via Hunts gap where  Blade Force passed through  to reach the Chouigui Pass, north of Tebourba. Then to  jdaida  where part of Blade infiltrated behind Axis lines to the newly activated airbase and destroyed more than 20 Axis planes. Transfer  to Tunis dinner (buffet) & overnight.

DAY4: MEJAZ El BAB/ LONG STOP HILL /TEBOURBA/ MASSICAULT/ TUNIS
After breakfast, drive to Mejaz el bab  and along  the Mejerda Valley where  the scene of the most intense fighting throughout all phases of the Campaign took place. We get the most interesting of the early encounters, the winter line and ‘Oxhead’, and the many actions of 5th Corps during the final offensive. We get the chance to visit Longstop Hill and other sites where VCs were earned. We will also visit the CWGC Cemeteries at Medjez el Bab and Massicault. Return to Tunis, dinner (buffet) & overnight.

DAY 5: ENFIDA VILLE/ TAKROUNA/ HAMMAMET
After breakfast, we visit the scene of Eighth Army’s final battles at Enfidaville and Takrouna. We visit the CWGC Cemetery at Enfidaville and the Free French War Cemetery at Takrouma. We will have a Tunisian’ home cooked lunch on top of Takrouna Hill, the scene of bitter fighting by 2nd NZ Division, and a breathtaking panoramic view of the whole area. The night will be spent in the seaside resort town of Hammamet.

Day 6: HAMMAM LIF/ CARTHAGE/SIDI BOUSAID/ GAMMART/TUNIS
After breakfast, we will have the chance to drive through the gap at Hammam Lif, the last of the significant actions by British First Army. We will then visit the German, US and French War Cemeteries, a brief visit to the ruined city of Carthage and lunch in the picturesque village of Sidi Bou Said, before driving to the hotel in Tunis. Dinner (buffet) & overnight.

DAY 7: TUNIS / DEPARTURE
After breakfast, you will be transferred by bus to the airport for departure.

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