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Full Day Canadian WW1 Vimy and Somme Battlefield Tour from Ypres

By Ploegsteert Sector Battlefield Experience
Price was undefined, price is now £300
Free cancellation available
9h
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Selective hotel pickup
Multiple languages
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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Lunch

  • What's included

    Professional guide

  • What's included

    Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • What's included

    Private transport

  • What's included

    Bottled water

  • What's included

    Air-conditioned vehicle

  • What's included

    Entry/Admission - Thiepval Memorial

  • What's excluded

    Alcoholic drinks

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Vehicles and venues disinfected
  • Personal safety equipment
  • Social distancing

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

  • Minimum two adults per booking

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Stroller accessible

  • Service animals allowed

  • Infants must sit on laps

  • Infant seats available

  • Most travellers can participate

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • Vehicles are cleaned and sanitised after every tour.

  • Departure time: 8:30 AM

What you can expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Canadian National Vimy Memorial, Chemin des Canadiens Route D55, 62580 Givenchy-en-Gohelle France

Leaving your hotel towards Vimy Ridge where you will stand in the German and Canadian trenches, in the Grange Tunnel where Canadian troops stood hours before the battle. Have a look at the newly build visitor centre. You will see the Memorial where 11 285 Canadian soldiers are comemorated and have a view on the Douai Plain.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Courcelette Canadian Memorial, Nord Route Nationale, 80300 Courcelette France

Stand at the Memorial where Canadians fought at the fall of 1916.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lochnagar Crater, Route de la Grande Mine, 80300 Ovillers-la-Boisselle France

See the crater, it is the result of an undergrounde explosion triggered on the morning of 1 July 1916.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Thiepval Memorial, Rue de L'Ancre, 80300 Authuille France

See the largest CWGC's memorial bearing the names of 72 000 soldiers who have no known grave, and see the visitor centre.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, Rue de l'Eglise, 80300 Beaumont-Hamel France

You will stand near the Caribu and see the preserved trenches where New Foundland troops wrer slaughtered on 1 July 1916. You will walk along Danger Tree, Y Ravine and the 51st Highland Division Memorial.Spend some time in the New Foundland Visitor Centre.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Ieper (Ypres)
  • Ypres Flanders

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Traveler pickup is offered Ieper (Ypres)
  • Ypres Flanders
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