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THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE

In 2024, we commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, which occurred in the areas around Bastogne and Houffalize, Belgium. Vayamundo Houffalize serves as a perfect starting point to explore the many museums dedicated to this historic event in the vicinity.

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VISIT ALL HISTORICAL SITES

The Battle of the Bulge, a pivotal event in World War II, unfolded in the winter of 1944-1945 amidst the dense forests of the Ardennes, near Bastogne and Houffalize. The German offensive, intended to turn the tide of the war, took Allied forces by surprise and led to one of the bloodiest battles for American forces during the war.

 

The name 'Battle of the Bulge' refers to the 'bump' in the Allied front line as a result of the German breakthrough.

General George Patton's Third Army heading north towards Bastogne for the counterattack during the Battle of the Bulge, Ardennes, Belgium, Luxembourg

For visitors interested in this rich history, a stay in Vayamundo Houffalize offers a unique opportunity. Our holiday club is located in the heart of the Ardennes a perfect base to visit the many historical sites and museums related to the Battle of the Bulge. You will find all the important museums nearby such as the Bastogne War Museum, the 101st Airborne Museum and many other educational historical locations.

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For families and educational groups it is an ideal location to learn about history in an interactive way.

 

In addition, the region around Houffalize often offers organized tours and guides, which provide a deeper insight into the historical context and impact of the Battle of the Bulge.

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Tank commemorating the Second World War on the Grand Place of Bastogne, Belgium.

"A stay at Vayamundo Houffalize not only offers an opportunity to explore history, but also to enjoy the hospitality and natural beauty of the Ardennes."

- Marina Calbert - Directrice Vayamundo Houffalize

📩 mice.houffalize@vayamundo.eu
📞 +32(0)61 280 562

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