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

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

4 Days/3 Nights From
AU$1,515 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minibus tourMinibus tour
  • France Region
    Somme
  • Tour Code
    BAT-19-1231
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    All year round
4 Days/3 Nights From
AU$1,515 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Minibus tourMinibus tour
  • France Region
    Somme
  • Tour Code
    BAT-19-1231
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
  • Operating Days
    All year round
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Experienced private English speaking guideTransportationTransportation Transportation by minibus/van

Summary

Explore Somme, the beautiful historic heart of France, and visit places of remembrance in Fromelles and Ypres which also played a significant role in the battles in the Western Front.

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

Drop Off: 5:15 PM at Amiens Station

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 stay at Grand Hotel de l’Univers.

Day 2
Depart hotel at 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 overnight at Grand Hotel de l’Univers.

NOTE: The Last Post (evening ceremony at 8:00 PM) at Menin Gate is not included in this tour.

Day 3
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 4
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
  • 3-night accommodation in 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. Sites may be visited on different days.
  • 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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