Small-Group Australian Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Bruges

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Small-Group Australian Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Bruges
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You will stand in the footsteps of the Australian soldiers in Fromelles, Ploegsteert and Messines. You will see some of the mine craters laid by the 1st Australian Tunneling Cie. Polygoon Wood, and Passendale will be visited. You will finish your day at the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres
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In Brief

Location:
Bruges, Belgium
Country:
Belgium
Duration:
12 hours
Operates:
See Availability
Highlights:
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Small group ensures personal service
Step back in time on a history tour
All entrance fees included
Lunch included
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Museum of the Battle of Fromelles, Rue de la Basse Ville, 59249 Fromelles France

Visit the museum and understand the Battle of Fromelles and how the 250 soldiers have been exhumed and reburied.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Pheasant Wood Military Cemetery, Rue de la Basse Ville, Fromelles France

Stand in the cemetery where the 250 soldiers are now resting.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Australian Memorial Park, Rue delval, Fromelles France

Stand on the German lines and look towards no man's land where the Australian troops launched the attack on 19 July 1916.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: VC Corner Australian Cemetery, 91 rue Delval Next to the Australian Memorial Park, 59249 Fromelles France

Is the only exclusive Australian cemetery in FRance

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Rue Pettilon Military Cemetery, D175 Rue du Pettilon, Fleurbaix France

Another cemetery where many Australian soldier are now resting.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Mademoiselle from Armentieres, 34 Place St Vaast, 59280 Armentieres France

Driving through Armentières and seeing where the pub in which Mlle from Armentières was.

Pass By: The Ploegsteert Memorial, Rue de Messines Ploegsteert, Comines-Warneton 7782 Belgium

Passing near Ploegsteert Memorial and Hill 63.

Stop At: Messines Ridge, N314, Mesen 8957 Belgium

Stand where the Australians attacked Messines in June 1917.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hill 60, Zwarteleenstraat 36-40, Ieper (Ypres) 8902 Belgium

Stand on the Hill, see the Caterpillar Mine Crater and the Memorial dedicated to the 1st Australian Cie.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Battle of Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke Belgium

See the Memorial to the 5th Australian Division and the NZ Memorial.

It is the place where Dawn service happens on ANZAC Day.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Ieperstraat 5, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium

Visit the most ineteresting WW1 museum in Belgium

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Tynecotstraat, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium

Is the Largest CWGC's cemetery and the Memorial is bearing the names of 35 000 soldiers who have no known grave.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ypres Cloth Hall, Grote Markt 34, Ieper (Ypres) 8900 Belgium

Stand on Ypres main square, see the Cloth Hall, the Cathedral and some other nice buildings, you will have some free time to spend in town.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Last Post ceremony, Menin Gate, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

Stand under the Menin Gate to attend the Last Post, after the service I will bring you back at your hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

  • Local taxes
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of the Battle of Fromelles
  • Entry/Admission - Rue Pettilon Military Cemetery
  • Entry/Admission - Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 1 recent reviews

This tour was very interesting and emotional. A must for all Australians
• Submitted 25 May 2017

In Brief

Location:
Bruges, Belgium
Country:
Belgium
Duration:
12 hours
Operates:
See Availability
Highlights:
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Small group ensures personal service
Step back in time on a history tour
All entrance fees included
Lunch included