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Vimy and Flanders Fields Canadian Battlefield Tour from Lille

By Ploegsteert Sector Battlefield Experience
Price was undefined, price is now £249

Features

Free cancellation available
12h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Vehicles and venues disinfected
Guides required to wear masks
Social distancing

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Hotel pickup and drop-off in Lille or Arras

  • What's included

    Guide

  • What's included

    Transport by air-conditioned minivan

  • What's included

    Lunch

  • What's included

    Bottled water

  • What's included

    Private transport

  • What's excluded

    Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • A minimum of two people per booking is required

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Stroller accessible

  • Service animals allowed

  • 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: 9:00 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

You will stand at the memorial, will walk in the Canadian and German trenches, go down in the Grange Tunnel and will see the newly built visitor Centre

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: The Ploegsteert Memorial, Rue de Messines Ploegsteert, Comines-Warneton 7782 Belgium

You will drive along Ploegsteert Memorial and Hill 63.

Pass By: Messines Ridge, N314, Mesen 8957 Belgium

Driving through Messines and the battlefields of June 1917.

Stop At: Hill 62 (Sanctuary Wood) Canadian Memorial, Hill 62, Canadalaan, 8902 Ieper, Belgium

Stand at Hill 62 or Mount Sorrel where Canadian troops fought at the spring of 1916.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: PPCLI memorial, Oude Kortrijkstraat 75, 8900 Ieper, Belgium

You will stand at Frezenberg where the Patricia's were nearly wiped out in May 1915

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Tynecotstraat, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium

The largest CWGC's cemetery.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Saint Julien Memorial, Saint-Julien, Langemark, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

Seeing the Brooding Soldier Memorial where the Germans used gas for the first time.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Essex Farm Cemetery, east side of the N369 Ieper - Boezinge Rd, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

Where John McRae wrote the poem “In Flanders Fields”.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ypres Cloth Hall, Grote Markt 34, Ieper (Ypres) 8900 Belgium

You will stand on the main square of Ypres seeing the Cloth Hall, the Cathedral and some other nice builddings. You will have some free time to spend in town.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Last Post ceremony, Menin Gate, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

You will attend the daily Last Post under the Menin Gate before heading back to your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Gear and equipment sanitised between use

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

  • Lille Hauts-de-France

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Traveler pickup is offered Pick up at all central hotels or at the train station.
  • Lille Hauts-de-France

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