Ypres Ploegsteert Messines sector battlefield private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

161362


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

German (basic), French (fluent), Dutch (fluent), English (fluent)

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

Itinerary

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

Transportation

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.

What’s Included

Other: 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.

What’s Extra

Other: If you would like to start from another city, please send me a message and I will customize the tour for you

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent tour by knowledgeable, friendly guide who adjusted the basic itinerary to include some aspects of the campaign we were particularly interested in.
George Sauvage

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