Australian Battlefields Private Tour In Flanders And Fromelles From Arras

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 9 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    I can also pick yo up at the train station. Arras is 50 minutes away from Paris by train.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Explore Australias World War I history in Flanders and Fromelles on this 9-hour small-group battlefield tour from Arras. Travel through Flanders and Fromelles with a guide, and take in key sites of interest including the Cobbers Memorial, the Tyne Cot Cemetery in Passchendaele, and the VC Corner Cemetery Frances only exclusively Australian WWI cemetery. Learn of the thousands of Australian soldiers who laid down their lives, and see the many ways in which the Commonwealth War Graves Commission mark their sacrifice. This tour includes round-trip travel from your Arras hotel.

Highlights

  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Fully narrated tour

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Museum of the Battle of Fromelles, Fromelles, Nord, Hauts-de-France

Visit the Fromelles museum to know everything about the battle on 19 and 20 July 1916.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Pheasant Wood Military Cemetery, Fromelles, Nord, Hauts-de-France

The cemetery where the 250 soldiers found in the Mass grave were buried.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Australian Memorial Park, Fromelles, Nord, Hauts-de-France

Stand on the German front line and see no man's land towards the Australian lines

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: VC Corner Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, Nord, Hauts-de-France

is the only exclusive Australian Cemetery in France.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Rue Pettilon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France

another cemetery containing a lot of Australian burials

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Mademoiselle from Armentieres, Armentieres, Nord, Hauts-de-France

passing through Armentires see where the pub where Mlle from Armentieres stood.

Stop At: The Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut Province, Wallonia

One of the 3 major memorials of the Ypres Salient.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Messines Ridge, Mesen, West Flanders Province

Stand where the Australians attacked the ridge in June 1917.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hill 60, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

Stand on the hill, see the Caterpillar Mine Crater and the Memorial dedicated to the 1st Australian Tunneling Cie.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood

See the Memorial dedicated to the 5th Australian Division and the NZ Memorial. It is also the place where dawn service happens on ANZAC Day.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Visit the very best museum about WW1 in the area.

Duration: 1 hour

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

See the CWGC's largest cemetery and the memorial.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stand in Ypres on the main square, see the Cloth Hall, the Cathedral and some other nice buildings. You will have some free time in town.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Last Post ceremony, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

Stand under the Menin Gate to attend the Last Post. After the service we are heading back to Arras.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Driver/guide

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Lunch

Private transportation

Bottled water

Entry/Admission - Museum of the Battle of Fromelles

Entry/Admission - Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917

Exclusions

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of two people per booking is required

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Infants must sit on laps

Infant seats available

Most travelers can participate

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

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Vehicles are cleaned and sanitized after every tour.