Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders and Fromelles from Arras

Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders and Fromelles from Arras

Explore Australia’s World War I history in Flanders and Fromelles on this 9-hour small-group battlefield tour from Arras. Travel through Flanders and Fromelles with a guide, and take in key sites of interest including the Cobbers’ Memorial, the Tyne Cot Cemetery in Passchendaele, and the VC Corner Cemetery — France’s only exclusively Australian WWI cemetery. Learn of the thousands of Australian soldiers who laid down their lives, and see the many ways in which the Commonwealth War Graves Commission mark their sacrifice. This tour includes round-trip travel from your Arras hotel.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Museum of the Battle of Fromelles, Rue de la Basse Ville, 59249 Fromelles France

Visit the Fromelles museum to know everything about the battle on 19 and 20 July 1916.

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Stand in the cemetery where the 250 Australian soldier are now buried

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 containing a lot of Australian burials

Duration: 15 minutes

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

passing through Armentières see where the pub where Mlle from Armentieres stood.

Stop At: The Ploegsteert Memorial, Rue de Messines Ploegsteert, Comines-Warneton 7782 Belgium

One of the 3 major memorials of the Ypres Salient.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Messines Ridge, N314, Mesen 8957 Belgium

Stand where the Australians attacked the ridge 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 Tunneling Cie.

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Stand on the German front line and see no man's land towards the Australian lines

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Visit the very best museum about WW1 in the area.

Duration: 1 hour

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

See the CWGC's largest cemetery and the memorial.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stand in Ypres on the main square, see the Cloth Hall, the Cathedral and some other nice buildings. You will have some free time 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 we are heading back to Arras.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood, 5th Australian Division Memorial, 8980 Zonnebeke, Belgium

See the Memorial dedicated to the 5th Australian Division and the NZ Memorial. It is also the place where dawn service happens on ANZAC Day.

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A minimum of two people per booking is required"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Vehicles are cleaned and sanitized after every tour."



Hora de Inicio: 9:00 AM
Duración: 6 To 9 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
I can also pick yo up at the train station. Arras is 50 minutes away from Paris by train.


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Incluye

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Lunch
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of the Battle of Fromelles
  • Entry/Admission - Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917

No Incluye

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

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