2 day Canadian Somme and Flanders Fields battlefield tour from Ypres or Bruges

The first day you will stand at Tyne Cot Military Cemetery, Passendale, Crest Farm, Essex Farm and at the Menin Gate.

The second day you will stand in one of the Tunnels at Vimy Ridge, see the Memorial, in Courcelette and Thiepval At Lochnagar Crater and you will visit the battlefield and the Beaumont Hamel Memorial Park.

per adult from

$922

AUD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Hotel pickup
    • Entry/Admission - Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917
    • Entry/Admission - Thiepval Memorial
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Hotel
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Tynecotstraat, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium

    We are leaving your hotel towards Tyne Cot, It is the largest CWGC's cemetery in the world, the memorial is bearing the names of 35 000 soldiers who have no known grave.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Passchendaele Canadian Memorial, Canadalaan, 8980 Zonnebeke, Belgium

    The last strong point captured by the Canadian troops the Battle of Passendale, you will also the "Canada Gate" one of the latest memorials.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Ieperstraat 5, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium

    Spend some time in the very best WW1 museum

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hill 62 (Sanctuary Wood) Canadian Memorial, Hill 62, Canadalaan 26, 8902 Ieper, Belgium

    Stand on Hill 62 where Canadian troops fought at the spring of 1916. You will also stand at the Memorial dedicated to the PPCLI at Frezenberg where they suffred a huge number of casualties at the spring of 1915.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Essex Farm Cemetery, east side of the N369 Ieper - Boezinge Rd, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

    The place where John McRae wrote wrotre the poem "In Flanders Fields".

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ypres Cloth Hall, Grote Markt 34, Ieper (Ypres) 8900 Belgium

    You will stand on the main square, seeing the Cloth Hall, the Cathedral and many other nice buildings. You can spend some free time in town before attending the Last Post.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Menin Gate Memorial, Menenstraat Poort gebouw, Ieper (Ypres) 8900 Belgium

    You will stand under the Menin Gate to attend the Last Post.

    After the service I will bring you back to your hotel.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Canadian National Vimy Memorial, Chemin des Canadiens Route D55, 62580 Givenchy-en-Gohelle France

    Leaving your hotel towards Vimy Ridge where you will walk in the German and Canadian trenches. You will go down in the Grange Tunnel where Canadians stood hours before the assaulst on 9 April 1917, having a look at the newly build visitor centre before going to the Memorial on ridge 145. You will read the 11 285 names of Canadian soldiers remebered on the Memorial, have a view on the Douai Plain.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Courcelette Canadian Memorial, Nord Route Nationale, 80300 Courcelette France

    Stand near the Memorial dedicated to the Canadian troops that fought there at the fall of 1916.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Lochnagar Crater, Route de la Grande Mine, 80300 Ovillers-la-Boisselle France

    Seeing the crater, it is the result of an underground explosion triggered on the morning of 1 July 1916.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Thiepval Memorial, Rue de L'Ancre, 80300 Authuille France

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

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, Rue de l'Eglise, 80300 Beaumont-Hamel France

    You will stand near the Caribu, see the preserved battlefield where New Foundland troops suffered a large number of casualties. Walk along the "Danger Tree", the Y Ravine, the 51st Highland Division Memorial and see the Visitor Centre before heading back to your hotel.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up possible at the train station or hotels in Ypres or Buges
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Ploegsteert Sector Battlefield Experience

Activity ID: V-10604P23

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