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WWI Somme Western Front Day Tour

WWI Somme Western Front Day Tour

9 hours From
AU$375 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Small groupSmall group
  • Duration
    9 hours
  • Tour Code
    BEX-18-4589
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
9 hours From
AU$375 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Small groupSmall group
  • Duration
    9 hours
  • Tour Code
    BEX-18-4589
  • Capacity
    8 passengers
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AdmissionAdmission All entrance fees includedEscorted tourEscorted tour Experienced private English speaking guideTransportationTransportation Transportation by minibus/van

Summary

This full-day tour of Somme will take you to the historic battlefields, landmarks and monuments of the region. Somme is located in the north of France. The region's central area was the site of series of battles during World War I including the Battle of Somme in 1916.

At 9:00 am, you will be picked up at the Arras station's main entrance. discover the underground warfare and see the awe inspiring Lochnagar mine crater at La Boiselle.

We follow the footsteps of the diggers into the line on Pozieres ridge and stopping at Casualty Corner, many soldier wounded at Pozieres Ridge passed through this triage point.

Visit the Pozieres Ridge and the Gibraltar Blockhouse and Australian 1st Division Memorial, the The Windmill Australian Memorial and the Tank Corps Memorial, Mouquet Farm and Thiepval Somme visitors centre.

We now make our way to the new Sir John Monash Centre where you will be able to purchase something for lunch and have time to explore the new Australian visitors centre and the Australian National Memorial to the Missing.

Continuing with the 1918 battles around Amiens, visiting Villers Bretonneux School and Museum, Adelaide Cemetery, We will see Le Hamel where the Americans fought alongside the Australians under the command of Gen Sir John Monash the Crash site of the Red Baron.

Drop off in Arras at 6:00 pm.

Inclusions

  • Small group tour up to 8 people
  • Transportation
  • Experienced battlefield/tour guide
  • Museum entrance fees

Exclusions

  • Lunch is not included in the tour price.

Important Notes

To get the most out of your visit to the Sir John Monash Centre, we recommend you do the following before arriving:

  1. Download the SJMC app from Google Playstore or Apple App Store.
  2. Fully charge your mobile device
  3. Bring headphones or ear buds for each member of your party.

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Prefer speaking to us over the phone? Our French Specialists would love to help you out!

AU 1300 858 304

Opening Hours:
9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday

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