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2-Night Somme Tour

2-Night Somme Tour

3 Days/2 Nights From
AU$959 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minibus tourMinibus tour
  • France Region
    Somme
  • Duration
    3 Days/2 Nights
  • Tour Code
    BAT-19-1230
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    All year round
3 Days/2 Nights From
AU$959 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minibus tourMinibus tour
  • France Region
    Somme
  • Duration
    3 Days/2 Nights
  • Tour Code
    BAT-19-1230
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    All year round
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedMealMeal Daily breakfastEscorted tourEscorted tour Experienced private English speaking guideTransportationTransportation Transportation by minibus/van

Summary

Get an in-depth look at the heroic acts that took place in the Somme battlefields during the Great War. You're given ample opportunity to honor the bravery and pay your respects to the soldiers who perished in World War 1. You'll get into the historic heart of Somme with a visit to Villers-Bretonneux, including Albert, Beaumont Hamel preserved Trench Park, and Sir John Monash centre. There's also an opportunity to visit the Franco-Australian Museum depending on the length of time you'll spend at the centre.

Pick up: 9:30 AM from Grand Hotel de l’Univers (on Day 2)

Note: It's possible to visit a relative’s cemetery if it falls within the itinerary area. Please inform us with the details in advance.

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive into Amiens at leisure. Stay overnight at Grand Hotel de l'Univers.

Day 2
Depart hotel at 9:30 AM for a full day tour of Somme region. Visit the areas of Villers Bretonneux including Albert, Beaumont Hamel preserved Trench Park, Villers Bretonneux National Memorial and the Sir John Monash centre. Visits to the Franco-Australian Museum may also be possible, depending on the amount of time spent at the Sir John Monash Centre. Stay overnight at Grand Hotel de l'Univers.

Day 3
Depart hotel at 9:30 AM for a full day tour of Somme region. Visit Bullecourt and stop at the Slouch Hat Memorial and the Bullecourt Digger at the Australian Memorial Park. You will also have the option to visit either Arras to see the underground tunnels which housed 26,000 New Zealand groups underground during the battle of Arras or visit Peronne and Mont St Quentin.

Drop off at Amiens station by 5:15 PM for train back to Paris departing at 5:39 PM or 6:09 PM.

Inclusions

  • Transportation in an 8-seater minivan
  • 2-night accommodation at the 3* Grand Hotel de l’Univers including breakfast
  • English-speaking tour guide

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees (due to the flexible nature of the tours)
  • Train tickets
  • Lunch/Dinner

Important Notes

  • Itinerary may vary.
  • This tour is based on a minimum of 2 people.
  • Prices per person based on twin share for overnight tours.
  • Prices are a guide only.
  • Please be aware that some of the sites can be slippery and therefore suitable footwear should be worn.

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