Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Brussels

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

$544

AUD

Duration

11 hours

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

    Stop At: Kortrijk Station (NMBS), Stationsplein, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium

    See you at the train staion of Kortrijk near the taxi stop.

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    You will stand near the Memorial on ridge 145, walk in the preserved Canadian and German trenches, go down in the Grange Tunnel and see the newly built visitor centre.

    Duration: 3 hours

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

    Stand on the "Mount Sorrel" where Canadians fought at the spring of 1916.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Stand at Frezenberg where the regiment was nearly wiped out in May 1915.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Is the largest CWGC's cemetery, 12 000 burials and the memorials bears 35 000 of soldier who have no known grave.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    See the "Brooding Soldier" erected wher the Germas used gas for the first time at the spring of 1915.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Langemark Cemetery, Klerkenstraat, Langemark Belgium

    See a German cemetery and feel the difference between Allied and German burial places.

    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

    You will stand on the Main square seeing the Cloth Hall, the Cathedral and some other nice buildings. You will hame some free time to spend 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 the Service I will bring you back to your hotel.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Stationsplein, 8500 Kortrijk, Belgium
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Brussels, Belgium
    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-10604P21

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