Australian Battlefield Tour: 4 days / 3 nights

Based on 2 people 860 euro per person

Description

Day 1 : Fromelles and Messines

Visit of Fromelles, VC Corner, Cobber memorial and Phaesant Wood cemetery.
Visit to the Craters along the Messines Ridge, Messines, New Zealand Memorial Park, Irish Peace Park, Ploegsteert (Plugstreet Wood), 1914 Christmas Truce field at St Yvon, Douve valley, Hill 60, Carterpillar (1st Aus. Tunnelling Coy. Memorial).
Visit of Ypres town centre and the Flanders Fields museum, Last Post at the Menin gate possible to lay a wreath.

included pick up Lille or Ypres, entrée fees, lunch.

Day 2 : Ypres Salient

We drive the front line of the Australian Battle of The Somme, Bullecourt, Bapaume, the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of The Somme, Lochnagar mine crater at La Boisselle, Pozieres, Sausage valley, (1st Div. Memorial at "Gibralter", 2nd Div. Memorial at The Windmill site) and Mouquet Farm.

Then we drive south to the Somme Valley via Albert, Corbie and Dernancourt to the Australian Memorial at Villers Bretonneux visit of the Monash Centre, the Victoria school, the battlefield park at Le Hamel, Richthoffen crash site at Vaux-sur-Somme. Visit Mont St Quentin.

included breakfast, entrée fees, lunch accommodation in New Regina Ypres

Day 3 : Ypres and Passchendaele

Visit to the site where John McCrae wrote the famous poem In Flanders Fields, Langemark German cemetery, Menin Road, Hooge Crater Museum, Hell Fire Corner, Clapham Junction, , Polygon Wood (AIF 5th Div. Memorial).

Visit the Passchendaele experience museum in Zonnebeke. Broodseinde on the Passchendaele ridge, Tyne Cot Cemetery the biggest cemetery of the world.

included entrée fees, lunch

Day 4 :

In Poperinge and we visit Talbot House and find out about the life of the soldiers and civilians behind the front line, We visit Lijssenthoek cemetery and the visitor centre and find out about evacuation route of the wounded.
Tour finish at 16.00.

included entrée fees, lunch, drop off Lille or Ypres.



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