is the difference between a Group Tour
and an Open Tour?
In order for us to operate a "Group Tour",
you must have at least 15 paying
clients. The higher the number in your
group, the lower the cost per person.
"Open Tours" are already established tours
that are open to anyone who wants to
join. A great way for a single person, a
couple, or a family to attend one of
these memorable tours.
About our tours . . .
series of tour programs customized
for members of the "Greatest
Generation," their family, friends,
and history enthusiasts. Each tour
concentrates in areas of Europe
where individual military units
composed of American GI's fought to
defeat fascism between 1944 and 1945.
World War II Tours of Europe were
Veterans most familiar with military unit
history because they made the
is a rare opportunity to share insights into
history with the men who were there.
is also a wonderful opportunity for
Veterans to share their personal legacy of
service during WWII with their children and
grandchildren who will keep alive their
legacy of service well into the future. Join
us on one of these truly nostalgic journeys
back in time.
When Custom Euro Tours began operating World
War II commemorative tours most of our tour
members were World War II veterans and their
spouses. However, today our tours are made
up of Americans and Europeans of all ages.
The 50th anniversary commemorations of World
led to renewed interest in this period of
The victory in the Cold War has also given
American's and our allies the
opportunity to reflect on the sacrifices
made in the long struggles against Nazism
and Communism. In addition, the release of
Saving Private Ryan further increased the
interest in this period among younger people.
Our tour members are of all ages.
Younger people are thrilled to be
visiting the actual battle areas with
veterans of World War II and take pride in
seeing that the veterans and/or their family
members are properly honored. Our tour
members are always delighted to find that
Americans are warmly welcomed and thanked
for our efforts to liberate Europe from Nazi
tyranny and for preventing a Soviet takeover
during the Cold War. At the receptions we
arrange - all Americans are welcomed and