Western Front WW1 private tour
On this 3 day tour we will focus on the areas from the Somme including major Australian sites such as Villers-Bretonneux and Pozieres to Arras with stops at Bullucourt to the Ypres Salient with Polygon Wood, Passchendaele and Hill 60.
During these 3 days you will have in depth information about both battlefronts which will also include other major sites such as visit to trenches and significant memorials, and vestiges. This tour includes museum visits.
2nd day we stay in Ypres for the night where here you able to attend the Last Post played each night at 8pm since 1928 and have a opportunity to explore fully restored stunning town.
Tour is very flexible should you wish to visit a grave of a fallen soldier or follow footsteps.
Day 1: Villers Bretonneux Victoria School and memorial, le hamel, Lochnagar Crater, Pozieres, trenches at the Newfoundland memorial park.
Day 2: Bullecourt, Vimy Ridge, Fromelles, Messines Ridge, Ypres
Day 3: In Flanders Fields museum, Essex Farm cemetery, Tyne Cot (Passchendaele), Polygon Wood and Hill 60
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Tour starts from Amiens or Arras (direct trains from Paris or Lille). 1 night in Arras. Day 2 we stay in Ypres.
End location: End of tour drop off is either Ypres, Lille or Arras.
Duration: 3 days
Transportation Method: Ford Tourneo Custom Titanium 2014 - My own 7 passenger vehicle. Fully air-conditioned, modern, comfortable and clean.
The vehicle can accommodate 5 people with lots of space and comfort. I can take up to 7 people, but there will be less space for all. Please contact me for the details if interested.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 Euros - To covers costs of lunches, any drinks or snacks.
I am unable to arrange for accommodations.