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Bruges & Battlefields of Flanders

Holiday Highlights

  • Appreciate the delights of medieval Bruges
  • Benefit from the services of a knowledgeable Battlefields Guide
  • Gain an insight into the Great War at the Passchendale Memorial Museum and Talbot House
  • Visit a selection of cemeteries and key sites at the Flanders battlefields
  • Experience the Last Post at Ypres’ Menin Gate

Holiday Summary

5 days from only £399

Departs Sundays
4 nights
Board: Mixed Board

Per person. Based on two passengers

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Holiday details

What is Included?

  • Luxury coach travel
  • Four nights comfortable accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, one lunch and two dinners
  • Three excursions

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’.

Included Excursions

Full day: Flanders battlefields
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Half day: Ypres & the Last Post
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Optional Excursions


Your Hotel

Park Hotel, Bruges
Park Hotel in Bruges

The Park Hotel Bruges is ideally located in the heart of Bruges' old town, surrounded by the main sights and attractions. Situated on the main square t’Zand you are perfectly placed to explore this medieval city.

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Joining Your Holiday

This tour is available with departures from the following regions…

  • East Midlands
  • North East
  • North West
  • South East
  • South West
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire

We offer a number of ways to join our tours. Enter your postcode to see which are available to you…

Home Connect - we collect you from your home

For the ultimate in convenience and comfort, why not choose our Home Connect service?

Relax in the comfort of your own home, waiting for your driver to collect you from your front door and take you to meet your coach. Then at the end of your holiday we’ll take you home again - it’s that easy! When you book this service you’ll be given a collection time window, usually of approximately 30 minutes. This will be re confirmed when your tickets are issued.

Note: Home Connect is only available on Grand Tourer holidays travelling by coach.

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Tour Connect - easy connections at nearby locations

Try our Tour Connect Service for a hassle-free way to travel.

This service may incur a small supplement for those travelling from selected joining points and for customers booking within four weeks of departure.

We’ll pick you up by coach from a convenient joining point near you and take you to one of our interchanges. Here you’ll join your holiday coach and set off for a fantastic holiday.  When you've chosen your tour, give us a call and we'll let you know your approximate pick-up time.

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Direct Connect - make your own way to join the tour

Available from your area for this tour at no extra cost and car parking available for a small fee.

You can also choose to drive or get a lift direct to one of our coach interchanges. Our coach interchanges offer plenty of seating, toilet facilities, refreshments and a shop. They also provide car parking for your convenience for a small fee.

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Holiday Details

Day 1: UK to Bruges
Dover, Calais, then on to our hotel in Bruges.
Day 2: Flanders Battlefields
With our expert guide we visit key sites of the Flanders battlefields area including Essex farm cemetery, Lijssenthoek cemetery and Talbot House in Poperinge. (B,D)
Day 3: Flanders Battlefields & Ypres
Pay your respects at the key sites and monuments of the Flanders area today including the Passchendale Memorial Museum and Tyne Cot Cemetery. We visit the ‘In Flanders Fields Museum, situated in the cloth Hall of Ypres, with many interesting exhibits. This evening we attend the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate, placed in honour of those who perished with no known graves. (B,L)
Day 4: Bruges
Today is a free day in Bruges to allow you to enjoy free time exploring the delights of this charming city. This afternoon you can choose to join our optional excursion to Sluis over the Dutch border. (B,D)
Day 5: Bruges to UK
Calais, Dover then home. (B)

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