Liberation Route Europe is a route through eight countries that takes you to sites of major importance in World War II. You will travel from South England through France, Luxembourg and Belgium to Holland. From here, you can continue your journey to Germany and Poland or Italy. Along the way, visit several museums, commemorative sites, monuments and war cemeteries. Use the app or audio sites to listen to stories from WWII.
- Liberation Route Europe commemorates those who fell for our freedom.
- Download the unique app with audio stories about historic events.
- Attractive package deals available from the Liberation Route Europe website.
The Liberation Route started around Arnhem and Nijmegen in 2008. Audio sites were created in this area to bring history to life. The locations are marked by big boulders. Here, you can listen to impressive audio theater from the time of the war. Characters from WWII tell you about events that played out where you are standing. You can also download the stories from www.liberationroute.com or listen to them via the app.
The Liberation Route in Holland includes 200 audio sites distributed through the provinces of Gelderland, North Brabant, Limburg, Zeeland, and Overijssel. Listen to the stories about ‘A Bridge too Far’, paratroopers in Eindhoven, the Sinti and Roma peoples in Beek or amphibian landings in Zeeland.
The www.liberationroute.com website and free Liberation Route Europe app provide immediate information about historic events, places to visit, biographies, audio stories and much more. The app allows you to save the information you need to your device in advance. The website also offers information on tourist packages.
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‘Routes of Liberation’ exhibition
Want to know even more? Visit the travelling exhibition ‘Routes of Liberation, European Legacies of the Second World War’. The planned sites can be found on www.routesofliberation.com.