1 day Canadian WW1 private tour including Vimy Ridge
Following the footsteps of the Canadians at Vimy Ridge and the Somme from Arras with a local experienced guide. We are conducting battlefield tours of the Western Front since over 12 years to provide you a unique experience.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Canadian National Vimy Memorial, Chemin des Canadiens Route D55, 62580 Givenchy-en-Gohelle France
The Battle of Arras, April 1917
We start visiting the Vimy Ridge visitor Centre. Depending the attendance, the Grange tunnel visit will be added to explore and discover an hidden side of the trench warfare.
Crossing the Canadian line through no man's land, we will walk in the German trench system facing the Canadian positions.
And then, we will drive to the Canadian Memorial designed by Walter Seymour Allward and fully refurbished in 2007.
Before heading to the Somme sector, we will stop at the Givenchy Road Canadian cemetery.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Givenchy Road Canadian Cemetery, 62580 Neuville-Saint-Vaast France
This cemetery contains the graves of 108 Canadians who fell on the 9th of April and on the following days of the battle
Duration: 15 minutesStop At:
Pozieres, Pozieres, Somme, Hauts-de-France
We'll have a lunch break in a local café/restaurant in La Boisselle or Pozières
Duration: 45 minutesStop At:
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, Rue de l'Eglise, 80300 Beaumont-Hamel France
Following the lunch, we will visit the Newfoundland Park of Beaumont-Hamel where the Regiment of Newfoundland suffered the second worst casualty level of a regiment on the first day of the battle of the Somme.
Its very well preserved trench system is a must to help us to understand the trench warfare. The Caribou Memorial and the Danger Tree are standing proudly facing the German army line.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Courcelette Canadian Memorial, Nord Route Nationale, 80300 Courcelette France
The Battle of the Somme, 1916
After visiting Vimy Ridge, we drive now to the sector of the battle of the Somme of 1916.
The first stop is at the Canadian Memorial of Courcelette. This village has been captured by the Canadians in mid-September 1916 on the same day that the tanks will be used for the first time in history.
Duration: 15 minutes
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Near public transportation"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 7 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
We will contact you after your booking so we can arrange the pick up location.
It's also possible to pick you up at the train station in Arras. Arras is at 50mn away from Paris with daily TGV trains.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.