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  • From Lille: Flanders Battlefield Private Tour with Lunch

    1. From Lille: Flanders Battlefield Private Tour with Lunch

    Take a private full-day tour from Lille and see the most famous First World War battlefields and memorials in Flanders. Visit Ploegsteert, Messines, Passendale, and Ypres and learn the history of each one from your expert guide. After pickup in Lille, your first stop is Fromelles. Stand in the Australian Memorial Park, see the "Cobbers" statue, and visit VC Corner Cemetery, the only Australian cemetery in France.  In Ploegsteert (Belgium) you will see where Sir Winston Churchill served in 1916, his office, and the place where his headquarters were. Stop for lunch in a local restaurant in front of Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing. See the memorial dedicated to the famous 'Christmas Truce of 1914' before going to the Irish Peace Park in Messines (Belgium). Continue to the New Zealand Memorial and the visitor center in Messines. Take the opportunity to stand near one of the 19 mine cr...

  • Lille: World War 2 Bunkers and Atlantic Wall Tour

    2. Lille: World War 2 Bunkers and Atlantic Wall Tour

    See bunkers from the Atlantic Wall, and visit launching sites of V1 and V2 rockets on this guided excursion from Lille. Start the activity with pickup at your hotel or Lille train station at 9:00 AM, and speed north on a 1.5-hour drive towards the French coast. Once there, stand on an original bunker at Cap Griz Nez with a stunning view on the channel, and see the English coast if weather permits. Visit an original Todt bunker built to house a massive gun, which now houses an informative museum. Then enjoy a stop for lunch in one of the small towns on the coast. Next, drive towards Eperlecques to see the largest bunker built by Nazis in Northern France, originally designed to house a V2 assembly plant and to produce liquid oxygen. The bunker was severely damaged by American bombers, but not destroyed. End your day at the Bois des Huit Rues, where a V1 launching base was built, with m...

  • From Lille: Australian Battlefield Guided Tour of Flanders

    3. From Lille: Australian Battlefield Guided Tour of Flanders

    Take a walk through history and remember the lives of the Australian Soldiers who fought in World War 1. Learn the history behind each site from an expert guide. Make your first stop at "Cobbers" Memorial at the V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery and the only cemetery dedicated exclusively to Australian Soldiers. Continue towards Armentières, and stop at Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing. In Messines, see the Irish Tower, the New Zealand Memorial, and a mine crater that resulted from an underground explosion at the Battle of Messines. Visit sites of remembrance such as the memorial dedicated to the 5th Australian Division at Polygon Wood and the 1st Australian Tunneling at Hill 60. Travel to Tyne Cot Military Cemetery, the largest cemetery dedicated to commonwealth soldiers in Europe. Arrive at the town of Ypres and visit the Cloth Hall and Cathedral on the Main Square. Take some time...

  • From Lille: Bastogne WWII Day Tour

    4. From Lille: Bastogne WWII Day Tour

    Take a walk through Bastogne's World War II history on this small group, full-day tour. Explore the region's most famous landmarks, memorials, and museums to better understand its importance during the war.

    Meet your guide bright and early at your hotel in Lille, and head straight to the Ardennes American Cemetery in Neupré on a 2.15-hour scenic drive. Take your time to pay respect to the fallen American soldiers buried here, and learn about the 463 soldiers whose remains were never recovered. Make sure to look for the insignia of the major U.S. units that operated in northwest Europe during the war on the north facade of the cemetery.

    Next, make your way to Bastogne where you'll see a World War II tank still standing in the square. Enjoy lunch at your own pace in the historical city before heading to the famous Mardasson Memorial — the principal memorial d...

  • Arras: Canadian WW1 Vimy and Somme Battlefield Tour

    5. Arras: Canadian WW1 Vimy and Somme Battlefield Tour

    You will be picked up from your hotel and driven towards Vimy. Once arriving, see the famous Canadian National Vimy Memorial and walk in the Grange Tunnel where the PPCLI, the Black Watch, and the Royal Canadian Rifles stood hours before the battle. Spend some time in the Visitor Centre before going to the Memorial on the top of the ridge. We will then head towards the Somme, stopping at Courcelette Memorial near Pozieres, where tanks were used for the first time in September 1916. Afterward, there will be a short lunch break. Then you will see the Lochnagar mine crater and the Thiepval Memorial, which bears the names of 72,000 soldiers who died on these battlefields. Proceed to the Beaumont Hamel New Foundland Memorial Park to see its original WWI trenches, where the tour ends. Walk through the trenches that lead Allied forces towards the German trenches. After, you will be driven ba...

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