V1 and V2 launching sites and Atlantic Wall Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

161360


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


Starting from your accommodation in Bruges, Lille, Ypres or Arras or from other places available on request
The Atlantic Wall near le Cap Griz Nez visit of the Todt Batterie bunker.

Lunch

Visit of some destroyed Todt Organistaion bunkers.
Eperlecques Bunker V2 launching base bombed by the allies, Eperlecques is one of the biggest bunkers build by the Germans.

Visit of a V1 launching site at Morbecque near Hazebrouck, the Bois des huit rues site is in a very good state
Back to your accomodation.

I can create a customized tour for you in case you have special requests

Itinerary

Leaving your accommodatio to the Cap Griz Nez (1h20), Wissant and Ambleteuse are 10 minutes away from eachother, 45 min. to Eperlecques, 45 minutes to Morbecque.
approximately 500 Km

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, 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: 8 hours 30 min.

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, 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

It is a long tour, but if you have an interest in WWII, then take this tour. I have read dozens and dozens , if not hundreds of WWII books, but this tour contains things that need to be seen. I highly recommend. I have gone to Normandy several times, and this is a great way to understand why the Germans expected Calais to be the main invasion point. You also have to be amazed at the effort to create the Atlantic Wall and also the effort to hide the V1 and V2 facilities.
Michael McCluskey

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