Full-Day Canadian WW1 Vimy And Somme Battlefield Tour From Arras

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
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  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, Pick up and drop off possible at the train station only 50 minutes away from Paris, ,
  • Return Details :
    Returns to your hotel or accommodation in Arras
  • 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

Explore Canadas role in World War I on this full-day Somme battlefield tour from Arras. Explore tunnels and trenches used by Canadian forces during the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1916 with a guide. Visit the Courcelette Canadian Memorial, Neuville St. Vaast Canadian N2 Cemetery, and Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, and learn of the many lives laid down in battle. After lunch, visit WWI battle trenches at the Beaumont Hamel New Foundland Memorial Park. Tour includes round-trip travel from your Arras hotel.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

You will stand at the Memorial on Hill 145, walk iin the German and Canadian trenches. You will go down in the Grange Tunnel where Canadian troops stood hours before the battle. Have a look at the newly built visitor centre.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Cimetiere du Cabaret Rouge, Souchez, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France

See where the Canadian Unknown Soldier was exhumed from.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stand on the battlefields where Canadians fought at the fall of 1916.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

See the crater, the result of an undergound explosion triggered on the morning of 1st July 1916.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

This memorial is the largest built by the CWGC, it is bearing the names 72 000 soldiers who have no known grave.

Duration: 1 hour

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

You will stand near the Caribu and walk on the preserved battlefield from the allied to the German lines passing near the "Danger Tree", "Y Ravine" and the memorial to the 51st Highland division before having a look the New Foundland Visitor Centre.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Guide

Transport

Lunch

Air-conditioned vehicle

Private transportation

Exclusions

Alcoholic drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum two adults per booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Most travelers can participate

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