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Paris: Anzac Day Day Tour to Villers Bretonneux

Product ID: 41797
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Travel to the small town of Villers-Bretonneux for the annual Anzac Day Dawn Service on a 12-hour tour from Paris. Explore the Somme battlefields, war memorials and cemeteries of World War I in the region of France that suffered so severely.
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 2:15 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Somme Battlefields of France on Anzac Day
  • Experience the Anzac Day Dawn Service
  • Learn about the Somme area
  • See the war memorial to the Missing Soldiers
  • Pay your respects to the fallen soldiers
Full description
Explore the Somme, where a dramatic period of history took place, on this full-day Anzac Day trip to the Somme Battlefields, and see the major memorials, cemeteries, and battle sites of World War I.

Departing Paris, transfer to the small town of Villers Bretonneux, where the Victoria School was built in 1923-1927 as a gift from the children of the state of Victoria in Australia to the children of Villers-Bretonneux as proof of their love and goodwill towards France.

Go to the Adelaide Cemetery to pay your respects to the fallen soldiers. See the deep Lochnagar Crater left behind at La Boiselle in 1916, providing a stark testimony of the ravages of war.

Visit the site of the Battle of Pozières, see the poignant Memorial to the Missing of the Somme at Thiepval. Visit Péronne to see the war memorial of Mont Saint-Quentin overlooking the Somme River, and much more.
Includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • Round-trip transportation by minibus, 15 seater coach, or coach depending on number of participants
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the Opera Garnier (Metro Station Opera or bus lines 3, 7, and 8), Paris

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible
• Comfortable shoes and warm clothing are strongly recommended
• Due to the installation of technical equipment for the Dawn Service, the central tower of the Australian National Memorial will not be open to the public
• No cancellations, modifications or refunds 5 days prior to the scheduled tour date

From US$ 262.74 per person

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Product ID: 41797