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Tour code: BEWBFLL-9

Tour Inclusions

  • 4 Nights
  • 6 Meals 4 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners
  • Battlefields
  • Driver

WWI Battlefields

  • 5 days
  • France / Belgium
  • Max 18 Passengers

Overview

This WWI Battlefields tour allows visitors to see the major areas of British and Commonwealth involvement across the Western Front. Most importantly, the trip offers flexibility to ensure that visitors from all countries will see the memorials to their country's fallen.

Map of WW1 Battlefields 2019 | BRT
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

The Back-Roads Difference

  • Take time to pay your respects at relatives' graves
  • Tour Vimy Ridge trenches and tunnels
  • Hear the Last Post at Ypres

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Lille

    Today we’ll meet with the group in Lille and enjoy an included welcome dinner together. Over the following days, we’ll visit the principal areas of British, Commonwealth (Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, South African and Indian) and American involvement across the Western Front. With a unique opportunity to see the memorials to each country’s fallen, this guided tour will offer an unforgettable experience to those wishing to gain a greater understanding of WWI.

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Lille - The Somme - Amiens

  • Day 3 - Amiens - Villers Bretonneux - Ypres

  • Day 4 - Ypres - Ypres Salient - Menin Gate - Ypres

  • Day 5 - Ypres - Fromelles - Lille

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

4 nights in boutique accommodation

The Crew

Experienced Back-Roads Tour Leader and Driver

Transport

Premium mini-coach transportation

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  • 30th July 2019
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    guide and driver were good for the tour. accommodation was very ordinary and the food on the opening night was disgusting. good coverage of the war memorials but seemed to be going around in circles and could have spent less time in the bus and more time in places such as the Manning Gate and Sir John Monash centre. Thanks
  • 29th July 2019
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    This was our third trip with Back-Roads. Again everything went really well!! Our tour leader Francis was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful in doing prior research to our arrival. His work enriched our experience
  • 27th July 2019
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    The guide, Mary, was brilliant, 110%. Excellent driver too. Our problems were with head office, who need to improve/
  • 24th July 2019
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    What made my tour so great was the Tour Manager/ leader. I feel this man ( Paul ) was exceptional in his care and guidance. But probably one of the main things was his own interest in the subject, his knowledge and how he made this so informative but in a way that was compassionate without being sad. Many people on the tour like me had a personal reason for visiting the battlefields. The hotels were also okay , some people complained about the hotel at Amiens, I though it was quirky and the staff were interesting characters. It was in a fantastic position. In fact the hotel at Lille was almost boring because it was like a good hotel anywhere in the world. The hotel a Ypres was perfect.
  • 22nd July 2019
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    High quality