Private Full-Day Canadian WW1 Somme Battlefield Tour From Bruges

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    09am
  • Departure Details :
    Hotel or accommodation in Bruges
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Stand in the tunnels where Canadian troops stood before the assault on Vimy Ridge and visit the Canadian and German trenches. You will see the scattered landscape of the Newfoundland Memorial Park in Beaumont Hamel. Thiepval Memorial, Courcelette Canadian Memorial will also be visited.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

You will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation in Bruges and will head towards the Somme battlefields.

Visit the subways dug by the British Engineers and used by the Canadian troops to go towards the German lines minutes before the Battle of Vimy. Walk in the Canadian and German trenches, seeing the scars left by the war in the landscape including mine-craters, and shell-craters. You will also visit Neuville Saint Vaast Canadian N2 Cemetery, and Courcelette Canadian Memorial.

Enjoy a light lunch of a sandwich, omelet or a soup and a drink (included in the tour). After lunch visit Thiepval Memorial to the Missing, the largest memorial bearing the names of more than 73,000 soldiers who have no known grave. Behind it lays the Anglo French cemetery of 600 graves.

The day will end with the Beaumont Hamel New Foundland Memorial Park, a place where you will see the trenches used by the troops. Visit Y Ravine where the Germans were, a shell crater transformed in a cemetery, a statue of a Highland Soldier of the 52nd Highland Division and the "Danger Tree" the only tree in the area that was there during WW1.

After the tour you will be brought back to your accommodation in Ypres.

Inclusions

  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Thiepval Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Courcelette Canadian Memorial

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum two adults per booking

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