- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- Free Cancellation
- Instant Confirmation
- Lowest Price Guaranteed
- Duration: 12 Hrs
Departure Time :
9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Departure Details :
1: Arras Station, Place du Maréchal Foch, 62000 Arras, France, 2: Crowne Plaza Lille - Euralille, 335 Boulevard de Leeds, 59777 Lille, France, , Traveler pickup is offered, ,
Return Details :
Returns to original departure point
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.
OverviewVisit Fromelles and Ypres, and delve into Europes World War I history on this fully guided day tour from Arras. Explore famous WWI battle sites including Fromelles and the Pheasant Wood cemetery andCobbers Memorial. We follow the path of the War through 1917, Messines Ridge and Hill 60, Polygon Wood, Passchendaele and the Tyne Cot Cemetery. Explore Ypres at your leisure, then take part in the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate before your onward travel to Lille or return to Arras. This is a long and emotional day and can be taken alone or added with another of our day tours. There is an opportunity to follow in a relatives footsteps or lay a wreath at the Menin Gate Ceremony in the evening.
- Small group ensures personal service
- All entrance fees included
- Lunch included
- Fully narrated tour
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Small-group tour by minibus
Know More about this tour
During your 13 hour tour, take in key sites of WWI interest including Aubers Ridge and Pheasant Wood, and visit the Fromelles Museum (subject to opening hours) before travelling to the battlefield itself.
Perhaps pay your respects at the famous Cobbers Memorial, then travel through the historic villages and towns of Flanders Fields where Allied soldiers spent time between offensives. Cross the border into Belgium for lunch at Ploegsteert Wood, then see the memorials to the Christmas truce of 1914.
After lunch, head onward to Messines Ridge, the Spanbroekmolen Mine Crater Memorial, and Hill 60. Follow the path of the advance during the 3rd Battle of Ypres with your guide, and see reconstructed trenches and underground dugouts at the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917.
Visit the Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial the largest WW1 Commonwealth cemetery in the world then enjoy free time to explore the historic town of Ypres at your leisure.
From here, perhaps head onward at 6pm to your centrally located hotel in Ypres to conclude your tour. Alternatively, attend the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate then leave Ypres at 8:30pm for Lille, or return to your centrally located hotel in Arras at approximately 9:45pm.
Hotel pick-up (selected hotels only)
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Drop-off in Ypres, Lille, or Arras
Entry/Admission - Tyne Cot Cemetery
Entry/Admission - Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917
Entry/Admission - Menin Gate Memorial
Entry/Admission - Pheasant Wood Military Cemetery
Entry/Admission - Pool of Peace
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
Infant seats available
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
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