World War I Battlefields Tour Of Flanders From Bruges

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Key Details

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  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 11 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:15 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    8000 Bruges, Belgium,
  • 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.

Overview

Your visit first takes you to a very moving German Cemetery, from where we drive to a section of the WW1 trenches. You visit the Monument of the Brooding Soldier, which commemorates the sacrifice of 2,000 Canadian soldiers during the first German gas attack. After a set lunch in Ypres your guide takes you to the outstanding Flanders Fields museum. You will hear the touching stories behind four years of trench war. Next, our coach takes you to Passchendaele and the Tyne Cot Cemetery which is the largest Commonwealth cemetery in the world. You will also visit Essex Farm Cemetery. This was the dressing station where Dr. John McCrae wrote the famous poem In Flanders Fields
Time for an evening snack.
At 8 pm you can attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate, a daily tribute to all Commenwealth soldiers and officers that were missing after battle.
The tour offers ample opportunity for reflection and to take pictures

Highlights

  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Led by a local guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: In Flanders Fields Museum, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

The In Flanders' Fields Museum is a museum in Ypres, Belgium, dedicated to the study of the First World War. It occupies the second floor of the Cloth Hall on the market square in the city centre. The building was largely destroyed by artillery during the war, but was afterwards reconstructed.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West Flanders Province

Zonnebeke is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the villages of Beselare, Gheluvelt, Passendale, Zandvoorde and Zonnebeke proper.

Pass By: Vladslo German War Cemetery, Diksmuide, West Flanders Province

ladslo German war cemetery is about three kilometres north east of Vladslo, near Diksmuide, Belgium. Established during World War I, the cemetery holds 3,233 wartime burials.

Pass By: Hill 60, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

Hill 60 is a World War I battlefield memorial site and park in the Zwarteleen area of Zillebeke south of Ypres, Belgium.

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

This was the dressing station where Dr. John McCrae wrote the famous poem "in Flanders Fields".

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Passchendaele Prints & Battlefield Tours, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

Near the town of Ieper in Belgium is Passchendaele and Tyne Cot Cemetery, the largest Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in the world. It is now the resting place of more than 11,900 servicemen of the British Empire from the First World War.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

A daily tribute to all commonwealth soldiers and officers that were missing after battle.

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions

Air-conditioned vehicle

Lunch

Entry/Admission - In Flanders Fields Museum

Exclusions

Gratuities

Food and drinks, unless specified

Poppy (1 euro) at In Flanders' Field Museum

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers

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