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 Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection
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.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 Euros - Some money to spend to buy a souvenir.
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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.