WWI Somme Battlefields Day Trip from Paris

Tour Number

Activity Level

412723


Categories

Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), German (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Licensed Guide, Private Transportation on French and British military history


A full day tour of the Somme battlefields where you'll be fascinated by the history o French and British military. The tour duration is approximately 11 hours which includes hotel pick up and drop-off. We'll walk on the sites which has a significant story of the bloodiest battles fought during World War I. We'll also visit several war memorials and Péronne Historial, Museum of the Great War.
Visit Deville Wood cemetery in Longeuval which served as the final resting place of more than WWI fallen soldiers. There is a gigantic Lochnagar mine crater in La Boisselle which is approximately 100 meters long.
Various memorials are observed throughout the area including a site made for the missing British soldiers in Ulster Tower, Thiepval and Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.
You'll see the tributes for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Battle of Somme such as Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux. The Australian flag is held high and evident across Poziere.

Itinerary

Places to visit:

-Delville Wood cemetery at Longueval
-Lochnagar Mine Crater
-Australian battlefield sites at Poziere and Mouquet Farm
-British memorial at Thiepval and Ulster Tower
-Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux
-Péronne Historial, Museum of the Great War

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your hotel.

End location: At your hotel.

Duration: 11 hours

Transportation

Sedan Car = 1 to 3 seater
Renault Espace = 4 to 7 seater
Mercedes Viano 2014 = 8 seaters

What’s Included

My services as a seasoned driver-guide
Transportation fees like tolls, gas or parking
Liability insurances
VAT 10 %
Museum Fees

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Euros - Meal and Beverages

What’s Extra

Meal and Beverages

Private tour guide Vincent

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