Ypres city and "Flanders Fields"museum Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

287048


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Other

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (conversational), German (conversational), French (fluent), Dutch (fluent), English (fluent)

Full day tour to Ypres, Passendaele, Tyne Cot, the trenches, Flanders Fields Museum and around(Dixsmuide) with private guide


Walking around this pretty Belgian city, it is hard to imagine the incredible highs and lows it has endured. Extreme wealth in the Middle Ages and then, less than one hundred years ago, reduced to rubble during World War I. It is a fitting reminder of people's resilience and their ability to bounce back from adversity. The Ypres Salient battlefields in Flanders, Belgium, are among the most visited on the entire Old Front Line.
Every evening at 8pm since 1928, the Last Post has been sounded under the imposing memorial arches of the Menin Gate. The Last Post is the traditional salute to the fallen and is played in honour of the memory of the soldiers of the then British Empire, who fought and died in Ypres.

Itinerary

Ypres city center, Flanders Fields Museum, Menin Gate, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Hill 66, Sanctuary Wood etc. Daytrip of 8 h
If you wish to attend the last post ceremony then we start the tour at 2PM from Brussels and return at 10pm.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Any place of your choice in central or northern Belgium

End location: Same as above

Duration: 8 hours

From Brussels this tour takes a minimum of 6 to 8 hours return
From the ship in Zeebruges (shore excursion) minimum time needed is 5 hours if you wish to visit Flanders Fields Museum. (Allow a minimum of 1 hour to walk through the museum).

Transportation

Renault espace Luxe 4pax

What’s Included

Private English speaking driver guide and private transportation in Renault Espace Deluxe

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 euros - Lunch and personal expenses

What’s Extra

Entrances muséum, personal expenses, Lunch

Entrance fee

Lunch and personal expenses

A Recent Review of this tour

Roland was flexible and adapted the tour to our needs We were able to book the day before as Roland had a last minute opening He did a world wind tour of Flanders Fields and Ghent all in day He is very knowledgeable and I highly recommend him
Michael Tanner

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