Canadian Somme And Flanders Battlefield Tour 2 Days Starting From Lille Or Arras

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  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, At the train station in Arras or Lille, ,
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

The first day you will stand at Tyne Cot Military Cemetery, Passendale, Crest Farm, Essex Farm and at the Menin Gate.
The second day you will stand in the Tunnel at Vimy Ridge, near the Memorial, in Courcelette and Thiepval, at Lochnagar Crater and you will visit the battlefield at Beaumont Hamel.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West Flanders Province

Tyne Cot is the largest CWGC's cemetery, the memorial is bearing the names of 35 000 soldiers who have no known grave.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Passchendaele Canadian Memorial (Crest Farm)

Seeing the last strong point captured by the Canadian troops during the Battle of Passendale, you will stand near the newly build "Canada Gate"

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Zonnebeke, West Flanders Province

Spend some time in the very best WW1 museum.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hill 62 (Sanctuary Wood) Canadian Memorial

You will stand on Hill 62 where Canadian troops fought in 1916. See the PPCLI Memorial at Frezenberg where they suffered huge casualties at the spring of 1915.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Essex Farm Cemetery, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

The place where John McRae wrote the poem "In Flanders Fields".

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ypres Cloth Hall, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

You will see the Cloth Hall and some of the nicest buildings of Ypres.
You will have some free time in town before attending the Last Post.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

You will stand under the Menin Gate to attend the Last Post.
After the service I will bring you back to your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Memorial de Vimy, Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France

Leaving your hotel towards Vimy Ridge, you will go in the trenches where Canadian and German troops stood the morning of 9 April 1917, go down in the Grange Tunnel and see the newly build visitor centre. You will go at the Memorial see the 11 000 names of Cnanadian soldiers who died in France and have no known grave. You will see the Douai Plain and the area held by the Germans.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Courcelette Canadian Memorial, Courcelette, Somme, Hauts-de-France

You will see the Courcelette Memorial where Canadians fought at the fall of 1916.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lochnagar Crater, Ovillers-la-Boisselle, Somme, Hauts-de-France

See the crater, it is the result of an underground explosion triggered on the morning of 1 July 1916.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Somme, Hauts-de-France

Thiepval Memorial is the largest of the CWGC's memorials it is bearing the names 72 000 soldiers.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, Beaumont-Hamel, Somme, Hauts-de-France

The place wher New Foundland soldiers were massacred. You will stand near the Caribu, seeing "Danger Tree" going rom the allied lines towards the German lines, passing near the Memorial to the 51st Highland Division.
Going back towards your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

Local taxes

Bottled water

Lunch

Driver/guide

Professional guide

Hotel drop-off

Hotel pickup

Entry/Admission - Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917

Exclusions

Alcoholic drinks

Hotel

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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