Shore Battlefield tour from Zeebrugge Cruise Terminal, Passendale and the north of Ypres.

Tour Number

Activity Level

358230


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

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


We are leaving the Cruise terminal at 08:30, (can be adatpted at the arrival tme of your ship) towards Passendale and Tyne Cot Cemetery. The largest Commonwealth's war cemetery in Europe. Visit of the "Brooding Soldier" where the Germans used gas for the first time. Going to Langemark to the German Cemetery and the new "Peace Memorial".
Polygoon Wood, the Australian Memorial and the New Zealand Memorial.
Lunch at the Hooghe Crater museum.
Visit at Essex Farm, the dressing station where John McRae wrote the poem "In Flanders Fields"
Driving towards Ypres visit of the Menin Gate where the Last Post is sounded every night at 8pm.
The main square, the Cloth Hall, the Cathedral and some of the nice places in town.
If possible some free time to buy some chocolate or having a good Belgian beer.
Back to the port of Zeebrugge.

this tour can be customized to fit with the arrival and departure times of your ship.

Itinerary

From Zeebrugge an hour driving to Passendale, Langemark, Hooghe and Ypres are all 15 minutes or less, away from eachother. An hour to go back to Zeebrugge.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the entrance of the cruise terminal.
Red busses are picking you up at your ship to bring you at the entrance gate of the terminal.
I will stand near the taxis.

End location: At the cruise terminal.

Duration: 6 hours

the tour will be adapted to the arrival and departure times of your ship

Transportation

For transport we use a fully equiped Mercedes Vito Tourer.

What’s Included

transport in our minibus, guide, entrance fees, lunch, bottled water and all taxes

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 € - Some money to buy a souvenir.

What’s Extra

souvenirs alcoholic drinks etc.

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