• Lieu : Arras, France
  • Durée : 12 heures (environ)
à partir de USD 225,92

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Fully guided Battlefield Day tour in a comfortable 8 seater minibus. With pick up points in Arras from 9.30am finishing at Arras at 9.45pm, this small group tour includes lunch and museum entry fees. You will have a chance to see Ypres as well as attending the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate. Visiting the must see sights of the Fromelles and Ypres Salient Battlefields. There is the possibility of visiting a particular cemetery or point of interest if it is within the itinerary area.

Langues de l'excursion

Guide Anglais

Points forts

  • Service personnalisé pour petit groupe
  • Tous droits d'entrée inclus
  • Déjeuner inclus
  • Visite entièrement commentée
  • Guide professionnel, sympathique et instructif
  • Circuit minibus en petit groupe
Fully guided Battlefield Day tour in a comfortable 8 seater minibus. With pick up points in Arras at 9.30am, you will receive an in depth explanation of the Battles, a map showing the area and a Battlefield guide for the area as well as stories of individual soldiers, bringing the Battlefield to life.

Start with the killing fields of Fromelles, driving past WW1 Machine gun bunkers and command post, along Aubers Ridge where the British fought in 1915 to Fromelles. You will see Pheasant Wood and the original site of the mass grave of 250 soldiers before we see the new Cemetery, where over half have been identified. Next, you will visit the new Fromelles Museum (subject to opening hours) before travelling to the battlefield itself.

You will visit the moving 'Cobbers Memorial' and remaining German bunkers and the Mass Grave and Memorial- 'VC Corner' before we drive through the Flanders fields villages and towns where every soldier spent time between offensives. Winding your way across the border into Belgium, stop at Ploegsteert Wood where you will have lunch with Claude and Nelly, maybe a bowl of Claude's warming homemade soup or a salad, or a toasted ham and cheese sandwich.

Just up the road you will see the memorials to the Christmas Truce of 1914, Messines Ridge and the Spanbroekenmolen mine or 'Pool of Peace', the largest of the 19 mines blown on the 7th June 1917. Then make our way to the Hill 60, an area of Battlefield fought over since 1914 and where the Australians blew the two mines at the furthest edge of the Messine Ridge. Follow the path of the advance during the 3rd Battle of Ypres and see Ploygon Wood and 'Scotts Post' Bunker, the New Zealand and Australian Memorials and New Butts Cemetery before making our way to Zonnebeke and the fascinating Passchendaele Museum with its reconstructed trenches and underground dugouts.

Your last visit of the day is Tyne Cot, the scene of the Battle of Passchendaele and the largest WW1 Commonwealth Cemetery in the World. Head into the City of Ypres where you will have time to soak up the atmosphere and get something to eat, buy some fine chocolate or sample the local beer, before attending the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate. Leave Ypres at 8.30pm to return to Lille for your return train to Paris or Arras, there is of course the opportunity to stay overnight in Ypres and continue on from there the next day.

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Dates de départ :
Point de départ :
Centrally Located Arras Hotels or Arras train station.
Heure de départ :
9:30am

Les ramassages à l'hôtel commencent avant cette heure. Contactez l'organisateur local pour vérifier l'heure exacte de ramassage à l'hôtel.

Durée :
12 heures (environ)
Détails de retour :
Drop off possible at your centrally located hotel in Ypres (at 6pm)
Gare de Lille Europe railway station (9pm)
centrally located hotel in Arras (9.45pm)

Informations tarifaires

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Informations supplémentaires

Fromelles and Ypres Day Tour from Arras

Cloth Hall at Ypres

Le prix comprend :
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pick-up (selected hotels only)
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Le prix ne comprend pas :
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
Informations supplémentaires :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
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