Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Bruges

Stand in the tunnels in Vimy, walk in the trenches where Canadian troops stood in April 1917. See the CWGC's largest cemetery in Europe, come to see the Brooding Soldier where the first gas attack took place. Attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres. See the dressing station where John McRae wrote the poem "In Flanders Fields".

per adult from

$523

AUD

Duration

10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Private tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Local taxes
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    We are leaving towards Vimy Ridge where you will stand near the Memorial and have a view on the Douai plain. You will walk in the Canadian and German preserved trenches, go down in the Grange Tunnel, where Canadian troops stood hours before the battle and see the newly built visitor centre.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: The Ploegsteert Memorial, Rue de Messines Ploegsteert, Comines-Warneton 7782 Belgium

    See Ploegsteert Memorial to the missing

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

    Stand on Hill 62 where Canadian soldiers fought at the spring of 1916.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: PPCLI memorial, Oude Kortrijkstraat 75, 8900 Ieper, Belgium

    Stand at the place, Frezeberg, where the regiment was nearly wiped out in May 1915.

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    Is the largest CWGC's cemetery, 12 000 burials and the Memorial is bearing the names of 35 000 soldiers who have no known grave.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Julien Memorial, Saint-Julien, Langemark, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

    See the "Brooding Soldier" erected where the 1st gas attack took place at the spring of 1915.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Langemark Cemetery, Klerkenstraat, Langemark Belgium

    See a German Cemetery and feel the difference between this ones and the allied cemeteries.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Where John McRae wrote the poem " In Flanders Fields".

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    Stand on the Main Square and see the Cloth Hall, the Cathedral and some other nice buildings in Ypres. You have some free time to wander in town.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Last Post ceremony, Menin Gate, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

    You will stand under the Menin Gate to attend the Last Post. After this service I bring you back to your hotel.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up at your hotel in Bruges, send us name and address.
    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
    • 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.
  • 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-10604P20

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