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WWI Battlefield Tours

2014 marks 100 years since the outbreak of World War I. The 100th anniversary year is the perfect time to learn more about the events of this war and how they have shaped the 20th century.

Accompanied by specialist battlefields guides, you can experience guided tours of Passchendale, Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres, the In Flanders Fields Museum, the Menin Gate, the Last Post at Ypres and more.

Each tour includes luxury coach travel from a local joining point, hand-picked hotel accommodation, breakfasts, evening meals and guided excursions. Choose a Battlefields Cruise and you can visit the famous battlefields and fascinating museums located around the Rhine river. And for each tour or cruise sold, Shearings will make a donation to ABF The Soldiers' Charity.

Choose your WWI Battlefield Tour below, or see the full range of Battlefields Tours which includes WWII Battlefield Tours.

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Dover Castle

As 2014 poignantly marks 100 years since the outbreak of WW1 and 75 years since WW2, we retrace history in the county of Kent, as well as visiting Chatham Dockyard, backdrop and principle filming location for the BBC’s popular ‘Call the Midwife’ series, set in the 1950’s.

Holiday Inn Ashford North

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Close this result item World War I Battlefields 5 days 

World War I Battlefields

This moving Battlefields tour marks the commemoration of the centenary year of the outbreak of the Great War. We gain an insight into the World War I battles which shaped the 20th century and the bravery of the soldiers who paid the ultimate price for our freedom today.

Hotel Des Acacias , Lille

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Close this result item World War I Battlefields 5 days 

This moving Battlefields tour marks the commemoration of the centenary year of the outbreak of the Great War. We gain an insight into the World War I battles which shaped the 20th century and the bravery of the soldiers who paid the ultimate price for our freedom today.

Mercure Lille Metropole

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Close this result item Ostend Inclusive & Battlefields 5 days 

Thiepval

The popular seaside resort of Ostend is an ideal base from which to explore the historic battlefields of the Great War where so many allied soldiers lost their lives. Relax at the end of the day with an included drinks package which offers great value.

Royal Astrid Hotel , Ostend

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Close this result item Bruges & Battlefields of Flanders 5 days 

World War I battlefields

Combine a break in Bruges with a visit to historic Flanders where opposing troops fought along a series of trenches during World War I. Visit the In Flanders Field Museum to gain an insight into the ‘War to End All Wars’.

Park Hotel , Bruges

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Close this result item Armistice Day 2014 5 days 

World War I Battlefields

The moving war memorials of Flanders and the Somme areas, where so many soldiers fought during World War I evoke poignant memories. Experience Armistice Day in Ypres including the Last Post ceremony held at the Menin Gate.

Velotel , Bruges

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Menin Gate

The moving war memorials of Flanders and the Somme areas, where so many soldiers fought during World War I evoke poignant memories. Experience Armistice Day in Ypres including the Lats Post ceremony held at the Menin Gate.

Park Hotel , Bruges

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Close this result item World War I Battlefields 5 days 

This moving Battlefields tour marks the commemoration of the centenary year of the outbreak of the Great War. From our central base in Ypres we experience a moving journey of remembrance through the historic battlefields of Flanders and the Somme. We will uncover fascinating stories along the way and gain an insight into the sheer scale of tragedy.

Hotel Ariane

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Close this result item Battlefields of World War I & II by Coach 8 days 

Omaha Beach

Our extended battlefields tour combines key sites of World Wars I & II. Our expert battlefields guides will provide an insight into the battles and the brave soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom today. This is a moving tour which covers some of the major events of the last century.

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  • Mercure Lille Airport, Lesquin, Lille
  • Mercure Caen Cote de Nacre, Caen

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Join us as we discover the battlefields of Holland and Belgium. Both World Wars I & II shaped the 20th century and the monuments bear testament to those who bravely paid the ultimate price for peace. We pay our respects at the war memorials which evoke such poignant memories, discover what it was like to live through the preceding periods, experience the occupation and celebrate the liberation.

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