There’s not only one way to discover the history and to remember. The Battlefield Tour service suggests you travelling through the region to discover it, directly on the spot, the history and the stories that happened in the “Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse” region.
Several themes exist:
The Notorious Ninth Trail
Follow the footsteps of the 9th U.S. Infantry Division from the French border to the Meuse river. This tour lasts a whole day and covers about 150 km.
Clashes in the Air
The region was the sad witness of numerous air battles. Still today, numbers of monuments are spread out in the ‘Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse’ to remember these airmen, from any nations, who fought in the air. Several tours exist and one tour lasts for a whole day. Distance will depend on the theme.
Where it all began
May 10th, 1940 remains a date marked in the memory of the Belgians as when the Nazis have invaded Belgium. Discover the history of the invasion in the region of Chimay-Momignies, right on the spot. This tour lasts a whole day and covers about 75 km.