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History Trips

St. Gilleshof 36, 1066 PZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 42531061
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Could not have been more pleased with the personal consideration,the sights and information on Murk's Bruges tour.

On the tour "A Day in the Middle Ages", Bruges, lacking only the vintage clothing, one could almost... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
Operation Market Garden Tour - Murk Dijksta

If you are desirous of touring the battlefields of Operation Market Garden, you cannot do better... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brenda S
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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Our tours are very much personalized because they are limited to 8 persons and guided by a qualified historian. Enjoy Amsterdam in the Golden Age (walking tour). Starting from Amsterdam, other tours discover the Middle Ages, WWI, and WWII. Examples of trips: A day in the Middle Ages (Bruges or Castle tour), Battlefields of WWI (Ypres), Retrace the Battle of Arnhem (Market Garden 1944).
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St. Gilleshof 36, 1066 PZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 42531061

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the tour "A Day in the Middle Ages", Bruges, lacking only the vintage clothing, one could almost put themselves into the narrative and historic locations/circumstances as Murk guided us through the beautiful old town area of Bruges. HIstory, architecture and art were the settings...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are desirous of touring the battlefields of Operation Market Garden, you cannot do better than scheduling with Murk. His knowledge, expertise and preparation were all outstanding. He had charts, maps and graphs that gave the tour participant a great overview of what you...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have always been interested in this battle and after reading reviews on Murk's tour i decided to book a personal tour. I found Murk to be friendly and extremely knowledge on the subject and even went out of his way to help my track...More

Thank kevwhite75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Murk is a great guide! He is very knowledgable about the subject matter and did everything to ensure that we had a great tour. I would not hesitate to recommend Murk. History is his thing. You will not regret booking with him! We learned a...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Murk Dijksta's Operation Market Garden WW2 tour was recommended by our neighbours in California. The overall experience was a delight. A confirmation email detailed the itinerary, pricing and pickup details. Murk arrived at the hotel in downtown Amsterdam right on time and we spent a...More

Thank George M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were very pleased this this tour. Murk picked us up at our apartment and made our travel to the battlefields very pleasant and stress free. His knowledge of the campaign was excellent. He was able to identify the the battles my father in law...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We booked the Operation Market Garden tour with Murk after reading the reviews online. Murk provided us with a written confirmation including itinerary and picked us up from our Amsterdam hotel and dropped us off at Schiphol airport. The tour incorporates all of the key...More

Thank PaulC_March_1966
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Full day Operation Market Garden tour with Murk was excellent and very good value for money. Would definitely recommend. Thanks Murk!

Thank David T
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My father was a World War II glider pilot who took part in several of the largest Allied actions in the Western European theater of that conflict. Two of these were Operations Market Garden (Sept 1944) and Varsity (March 1945). It was truly a rare...More

Thank mgbissell
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We took the full-day ‘British Operation Market Garden’ tour with Murk and had a memorable and informative day. The tour includes the Oosterbeek military cemetery, the Airborne museum, the dropping / landing zones, the battles fought in and around the city, the evacuation of the...More

2  Thank Ken S
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Helen C
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Response from Charles T | Reviewed this property |
Following is contact info I have. Murk is pretty much in demand and fortunately I booked 6 months in advance last year. Good luck. History Trips St. Gilleshof 36, 1066PZ Amsterdam The Netherlands Tel: +31 (0)20 6 83 98 38... More
13 January 2016|
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Response from T W | Reviewed this property |
Go to the web site: The email is on the site and Murk will email you back.
Wen L
27 October 2015|
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Response from danmajor | Reviewed this property |
we booked a special history tour with murk. It was only our familly and related to our family in Zwolle. The tour was just awesome, Murk is wonderful. He picked us up in Amsterdam and went several places in relation to... More