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3-Night Somme and Ypres Tour - Ypres Drop-Off

3-Night Somme and Ypres Tour - Ypres Drop-Off

4 Days/3 Nights From
AU$1,515 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minibus tourMinibus tour
  • France Region
    Ypres
  • Tour Code
    BAT-19-6351
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Daily
4 Days/3 Nights From
AU$1,515 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minibus tourMinibus tour
  • France Region
    Ypres
  • Tour Code
    BAT-19-6351
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Daily
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedMealMeal Daily breakfastEscorted tourEscorted tour Experienced private English speaking guideTransportationTransportation Transportation by minibus/van

Summary

This battlefield tour of Somme and Ypres give you ample time to reflect, learn, and honor those who fought and died in the name of freedom during the Great War. You'll explore the areas of Villers Bretonneux, Australian Memorial Park, the Cobbers Memorial, and other fascinating remnants and reminders of courage and bravery during the battles in the Western Front.

Meeting Point: Amiens train station
Departure Time: 9:30 AM

Itinerary

Day 1
Depart Amiens station 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 2
Depart hotel 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. Stay overnight at Grand Hotel de l’Univers.

Day 3
Depart hotel 9:30 AM for a full day tour of Ypres. En route  from Amiens to Ypres stop at the Cobbers Memorial in Fromelles. Continue to Ypres in Belgium to visit Polygon Wood or Hill 60, then Passchendaele Tyne Cot Cemetery and the Menin Gate. Stay in Ypres for the opportunity to attend the moving Last Post Ceremony performed every night at 8:00 PM. Stay overnight in a 3* hotel in Ypres.

NOTE: The Last Post Ceremony is not guided.

Day 4
Depart hotel and Ypres at your leisure.

Inclusions

  • Transportation in an 8-seater minivan
  • 2-nights accommodation in 3* Grand Hotel de l’Univers in Amiens including breakfast
  • 1-night accommodation in 3* hotel in Ypres including breakfast
  • English speaking tour guide

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Train tickets
  • Lunch/Dinner

Important Notes

  • It's possible to visit a relative’s cemetery if it falls within the itinerary area. Please inform us with the details in advance.
  • Full-day tour is based on a minimum of 2 people.
  • Itinerary may vary. Sites may be visited on different days.
  • 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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