OUR GUIDED TOURS 2018 and GUIDED CENTENARY PILGRIMAGES

“I should like us to acquire the whole of the ruins of Ypres…A more sacred place for the British race does not exist in the world”. (Winston Churchill).

 

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GUIDED TOUR PROGRAMME 2018

2016-07-01 12.13.12

Centenary Somme Commemoration

SECOND BATTLE OF THE SOMME (OPERATION MICHAEL) 23RD-26TH MARCH

BATTLE OF THE LYS (OPERATION GEORGETTE) 6TH-9TH APRIL

ANZAC DAY AND CENTENARY OF THE BATTLE OF VILLERS-BRETONNEUX 23RD-26TH APRIL

THIRD BATTLE OF THE AISNE (OPERATION BLUCHER) 25TH-28TH MAY

BATTLE OF BELLEAU WOOD (USA) 30TH MAY-2ND JUNE

BATTLE OF CHATEAU THIERRY (USA) 15TH-19TH JUNE

SECOND BATTLE OF THE MARNE 13TH-16TH JULY

BATTLE OF ST-MIHIEL (USA) 10TH-13TH SEPTEMBER

BATTLE OF THE ARGONNE FOREST (USA) 24TH-27TH SEPTEMBER

SECOND BATTLE OF THE SAMBRE & CENTENARY OF THE DEATH OF WILFRED OWEN 2ND-5TH NOVEMBER

ARMISTICE COMMEMORATIONS MONS 9TH-12TH NOVEMBER (AS OF NOVEMBER 2017 ONLY 4 SPACES (2 X DOUBLE ROOMS) REMAINING

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WE ALSO OFFER UNIQUE HIGHLY-ACCLAIMED BESPOKE GUIDED TOURS INDIVIDUALLY DESIGNED FOR YOUR PARTY, FAMILY OR GROUP. WE HAVE FOUND OVER THE PAST TEN YEARS THAT OUR VISITORS OFTEN PREFER THIS SPECIALISED PERSONAL SERVICE. SO WHETHER YOUR GROUP IS 2 OR 200 CONTACT US TO DISCUSS YOUR REQUIREMENTS.

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OUR GUIDED TOURS CAN BE ARRANGED AS A “CENTENARY PILGRIMAGE” TO VISIT THE GRAVESIDE OR MEMORIAL OF A RELATIVE EXACTLY 100 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH.

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GOING TO THE SOMME OR YPRES JUST FOR A DAY? WE WILL PICK YOU UP AT LILLE (HOTEL OR EUROSTAR), YPRES, ARRAS OR ALBERT – COST FROM £95 PER PERSON FOR A FULL DAY GUIDED TOUR.

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Tony Stayner and Joe Stayner folding the American Flag at St. Miheil. With Nadia Ezz-Eddine from the American Battle Monuments Commission watching on closely!

Tony Stayner and Joe Stayner folding the American Flag at St-Mihiel. With Nadia Ezz-Eddine from the American Battle Monuments Commission watching on closely!

 

2016-07-01 14.15.18

Thiepval

 

Our bespoke World War 1 and World War 2 guided battlefield tours prices include Bed and Breakfast at one of our partner hotels across France and Belgium, exclusivity for your party/group; fully air conditioned executive style vehicle(s); entrance to most museums and sites; services of the Tour Guide. Not included – lunch, evening meal and drinks, and travel insurance. There are no single supplements for our guided tours!

Friends in Mons Centre July 2017

Floral Tributes at Thiepval July 2017

 

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Mons, June 2017

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The Ulster Tower

Pick ups and drop offs for your guided WW1 or WW2 battlefield tour can be made at the following locations:

  • Lille Railway Station (for both the Somme in France and Ypres)
  • Brussels Airport & Railway Station (for Mons and Ypres in Belgium)
  • Paris-Beauvais or Paris CDG Airports
  • Arras Railway Station (1 hour from Paris CDG Airport)
  • From your hotel if making an alternative way to France or Belgium

You choose the location, we will meet and greet you and when your guided tour is over we will drop you off at a location of your choice from those above (wherever possible).

The Australian Memorial outside Fromelles

 

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Entente Cordiale Battlefield Tours Deposit £200