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World War I Battlefields

Holiday Highlights

  • Benefit from the services of a knowledgeable Battlefields Guide
  • Guided tour of Passchendale, Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres & the Flanders Field Museum
  • Guided tour of Vimy Ridge, Arras, Beaumont-Hamel, Somme, Thiepval and Peronne
  • Experience the Last Post at Ypres’ Menin Gate

Holiday Summary

5 days from only £379

Departs Sundays
4 nights
Board: Half Board

Per person. Based on two passengers

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Holiday details

What is Included?

  • Return coach travel
  • 4 nights half-board accommodation
  • 3 included excursions

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.

Included Excursions

Full Day Ypres area
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Full Day Somme area
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Evening Last Post
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Optional Excursions

La Coupole

Your Hotel

Hotel Des Acacias, Lille
Hotel Des Acacias, Lille

Situated in a quiet location in the area of Neuville-en-Ferrain, close to Lille the Hotel des Acacais offers a friendly atmosphere for the perfect break

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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 Lille
Dover, Calais, then on to our hotel near Lille in time for dinner. (D)
Days 2 to 4 Lille
At leisure in Lille with 3 included excursions. (B,D)
Day 5 Lille to UK
Calais, Dover then home. (B)
(B,D) Breakfast & dinner.

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