2 Day Canadian focused battlefield tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

386570


Categories

Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent)

Western Front private tour


On this 2 day tour we will focus on the areas from the Somme including major Canadian sites such as Vimy Ridge and the Newfoundland memorial park to the Ypres Salient with the Brooding Soldier, Passchendaele and the location where John McCrae wrote his famous poem "In Flanders Fields".

During both 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.

Tour is very flexible should you wish to visit a grave of a fallen soldier or follow footsteps. Tour pricing doesn't include the attending of the Last Post played each night at 8pm at the Menin Gate in Ypres, but should you wish to attend do advise as there is a supplement fee.

Itinerary

Day 1: Neuville St Vaast, Souchez, Vimy Ridge, Arras, La Boisselle, Beaumont-Hamel, Courcelette.

Day 2: Ypres, St Juliaan, Passchendaele, Hill 62

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel or train station in either Arras or Amiens. you need to stay 1 night in Arras for the 2nd part of the tour.

End location: Tour will end at suitable location either hotel or train station in Arras or Lille.

Duration: 2 days

Transportation

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.

What’s Included

My time and service as your private guide, soldier research, museum fees and transport

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 Euros - To covers costs of lunches, any drinks or snacks.

What’s Extra

- Hotels
- Meals
- Any personal purchases or expenses.

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.

Restrictions

I am unable to arrange for accommodations.

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