Full day tour with transportation
Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing, Hyde Park Corner Cemetery, visit to The Plugstreet 14-18 Centre, Hill 63 and the Catacombs.
The site of the Christmas Truce of 1914 the UEFA Memorial, Prowse Point Military Cemetery, Plugstreet Wood and its cemeteries.
The site where Bruce Bairnsfather created Old Bill, the Factory Farm and Ultimo Caters, the lost mines.
Lunch at l'Auberge opposite the Ploegsteert Memorial
The Birdcage, le Gheer and the area where Winston Churchill served in 1916. The Winston Churchill plaque on the old Mairie
The Battle of Messines, the Irish Peace Park, the New Zealand Memorial, the church and its crypt, where Hitler was and the visitor centre.
Bayernwald trenches, the Pool of Peace mine crater.
Some free time in Ypres before attending the Last Post ceremony at 20:00.
Back to our starting place
I can create a customized tour for you in case you have special requests
From Ypres 15 minutes to go to Ploegsteert. From Bruges or Lille a 40 minutes.
Ploegsteert, Messines, Wijtschate are all 10 minutes away from eachother.
After the Last Post a 15 or 40 Minutes to go back to your accommodation.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Tours starts in Ploegsteert or on request they can start at your hotel in the Ypres area or at the train station of Ypres, Bruges, Ghent,Arras or Lille
End location: The tours are ending where they started or on request at another place. Ask for a quote, payment at the driver.
Duration: 12 hours
For the tours I use a Mercedes Vito minibus, it is comfortable, fully-insured and fully-equipped for tour purposes - umbrellas, binoculars, digital maps, photographs, videos and refreshments etc.
Transport in our vehicle, all taxes and insurances, entrance fees of the visited places, a lunch (a sandwich, soup, or omelette with a drink) and a booklet recording the event
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 Euros - Some money to spend to buy a souvenir.
If you would like to start from another city, please send me a message and I will customize the tour for you
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Excellent tour by knowledgeable, friendly guide who adjusted the basic itinerary to include some aspects of the campaign we were particularly interested in.