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3 Days / 2 Nights

Day 1 - Lille - The Somme - Villers-bretonneux - Ypres
Our tour begins at The Somme. At the New found land Memorial Park at Beaumont Hamel, we make out the original trenchline. The Ulster Tower memorialto the 36th (Ulster) Divisionmakes a peaceful stoppingpoint, before we visit Pozières and the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux. We end a moving first day at the Thiepval Memorial to theMissing. (D)
Overnight: Kasteelhof't Hooghe (or similar)

Day 2 - Ypres - Ypres Salient - Ypres
Surrounding the ancienttown of Ypres are the Salient battle fields. Here we see John McCrae's Dressing Station at Essex Farm Cemetery. And we visit battle grounds including Messines Ridge, Hooge Crater, Polygon Wood and Tyne Cot Military Cemetery. We walk the shell-scarred craters of the Hill 60 battlefield. We see dozens of memorials to Common wealth regiments and their units. Then as the sun sets, we contemplate the haunting sound of the Last Post ceremony. (B)
Overnight: Kasteelhof't Hooghe (or similar)

Day 3 - Ypres - Fromelles - Vimy Ridge - Lille
Starting at Fromelles, we explore Pheasant Wood Cemetery. Crossing the Loos battle field,we continue to the Canadian Memorial Park at Vimy Ridge o tour its trenches. And before our long weekend finishes, we pause for thought at the Vimy Memorial that commemorates the thousands of soldiers whose final resting places have never been found. (B)

Pick-Up & Drop-Off

This tour commences from Lille Europe Station, The Meeting Point, Gare de Lille-Europe, 59800, Lille at 8.30am. Please ensure you are at the 'Meeting Point', which you'll find in Hall 2, at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
The tour finishes at 6.00pm at Lille Europe Station, The Meeting Point, Gare de Lille-Europe, 59800, Lille.

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2017      
 
Departure : April - October, 2017  
 
Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ  
  Aug 26 $1,050 $1,225  
  Sep 02, 09, 16, 23 $1,050 $1,225  
  Oct 07, 14 $955 $1,205  
 
  2018  
     
  Departure : Apr - Nov, 2018  
     
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ  
  Apr 20, 25 $1,250 $1,655  
  May 11, 19, 27 $1,250 $1,655  
  Jun 04, 12, 20, 28 $1,250 $1,655  
  Jul 06, 14, 22, 30 $1,250 $1,655  
  Aug 07, 15, 23, 31 $1,250 $1,655  
  Sep 08, 16, 24, 2018 $1,250 $1,655  
  Oct 02, 10 $1,250 $1,655  
  Nov 09 $1,250 $1,655  
Inclusions:
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in boutique hotels
  • Specialist Battlefields driver/tour leader
  • Luxury mini-coach transportation
  • European breakfast daily (B)
  • 1 x evening meal (D)
  • Included Entrances: Hooge Crater Trenches and Museum and Musée de la Bataille de Fromelles.
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