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Full-Day Somme Highlights Tour
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Battlefield, Education, History

  • Duration

    1 Day

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    Dutch, English, French

Description

Travel to the heart of the Somme to places like and learn about one of the worst combat losses in the history of the first world war. Visit Albert: the Museum Somme 1916, Lochnagar Crater & the Golden Madonna. Admire the Basilica of Albert. Explore the Thiepval Memorial & the Ulster Tower. Discover the Delville Wood, the Newfoundland Memorial Park, and the Vimy Ridge: the Memorial and the tunnels.

Highlights
  • Visit Albert: the Museum Somme 1916, Lochnagar Crater & the Golden Madonna
  • Admire the Basilica of Albert 
  • Explore the Thiepval Memorial & the Ulster Tower 
  • Discover the Delville Wood & the Newfoundland Memorial Park
  • Witness the Vimy Ridge: the Memorial and the tunnels
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    • Begin the tour at 09:00 from Ypres, Lille or Arras. Pick-up is possible from your hotel.

    • Visit the following places with the tour guide:

      • Albert: the Museum Somme 1916, The Basilica of Albert and the Golden Madonna, the Lochnagar Crater.

      • Have lunch.

      • Thiepval: Thiepval Memorial, The Ulster Tower - Northern Ireland's National War Memorial.

      • Delville Wood, place of the first major engagement of the South African Infantry Brigade in July 1916. 

      • The Newfoundland Memorial Park, a memorial site in France dedicated to the commemoration of the Dominion of Newfoundland, forces members killed during World War I. 

      • Vimy Ridge: The Memorial and the tunnels, dedicated to the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the Canadian soldiers killed during the war. The Memorial is also the site of two Canadian cemeteries.

    • Come back to Ploegsteerstaart.

What's Included
  • Transport in the vehicle.

  • All taxes and insurances.

  • Entrance fee.

  • Lunch (a sandwich, soup, or omelette with a drink).

  • A booklet recording the event.

  • English-speaking French tour guide.

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From

From

EUR EUR---- 250.00
EUR 250.00 / adult

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