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Full Day: Battlefields with Guide
We’ll get the benefit of travelling with an experienced Battlefields guide, who will be able to give us insight into the intense fighting which occurred during the World Wars. This excursion will take us to some of the key sites of fighting, and our tour guide will give us more information in the form of stories and anecdotes from soldiers.
Full Day: Bruges
Enjoy the exquisitely preserved medieval city of Bruges during this excursion. Charming Bruges is known for its winding cobbled streets, pretty gabled houses and attractive tree-lined canals, each crossed by a humpback bridge.
Half Day: Lille
We’ll enjoy a half day excursion to Lille, a city famous for its Flemish atmosphere and culture. This charming city features lovely architecture, with some of the city’s main sights including Lille Cathedral, the Citadel of Lille and the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille. We’ll spend time at leisure in the city, so we can explore and see the sights for ourselves.
Half Day: Arras
We travel to Arras; no stranger to conflict over the centuries and during the Second World War was occupied by British forces headquarters until evacuated in May 1940. It then remained in German hands until retaken by Commonwealth and Free French forces in September 1944.
Half Day: Sluis
Visit the quaint Dutch town of Sluis on an optional excursion. Just over the border in the Netherlands Sluis has an attractive Gothic belfry and stone mill.