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Liberation Route Europe in Central Limburg

The Liberation Route Europe in Central Limburg is part of the Liberation Route Europe.

What is the Liberation Route Europe?

Liberation Route Europe is an international commemorative route that is being extended all the time to connect the important milestones in modern European history. The route connects the most important regions in the march by Western Allies from the South of England to the beaches of Normandy, the Belgian Ardennes, Brabant, Limburg, Arnhem, Nijmegen, the Hürtgenwald forest and Berlin. The route continues to the Polish city of Gdansk where, almost two generations later, a democratic revolution began to abolish the partition of Europe.

What can I do along the Liberation Route?

The Liberation Route lets you experience what happened in the Netherlands and the German border region in 1944 and 1945. Information panels, called audio spots, displayed on large boulders taken from the River Meuse have been placed at over 100 places in the surrounding area. You can listen to an audio account at each audio spot about the impressive events experienced by one or more people during the last years of the war. The stories about these places can also be downloaded free of charge from www.liberationroute.com (suitable for mobile devices).

What if I want to have all the information about the Liberation Route on my smartphone before I  set off?

Download the Liberation Route Europe app! The app is available for iPhone and Android and provides direct access to the story lines, places of interest, historic events, biographies and much more, including historic photos, recorded stories and short films.

Where can I find the audio spots in Central Limburg?

The Liberation Route is not a ready-made route. Depending on what interests you, you can compile your own walking or cycling route, bus or car journey to take you to the audio spots of your choice. The link below will take you to a list of all the audio spots in the heart of Limburg.

All the audio recordings, audio spots, route suggestions, package deals and events can be found on www.liberationroute.com.

Examples of Liberation Route audio spots in the heart of Limburg

The Liberation Song

Listen to the clip of the Liberation Song: ‘You must not forget

Examples of stories of WW II in the heart of Limburg

The ships’ graveyard of Maasbracht  26 min.

Back to the place  13 min.

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