Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Fromelles and Flanders from Lille

Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Fromelles and Flanders from Lille

Explore Flanders and Fromelles, and delve into Australia’s World War I history on this 9-hour small-group battlefield tour from Lille. Travel through Flanders and Fromelles with a guide, and discover 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 Lille hotel.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

The museum explains the battle and how the remains of these 250 soldiers were found and exhumed.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stand in the cemetery where the soldiers are now resting.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stand on the German and look towards No Man's Land.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

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 buried.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Driving through the city and seeing the pub where Mlle was.

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

Passing along he Memorial and Hill 63.

Stop At: Messines Ridge, N314, Mesen 8957 Belgium

Stand on the battlefield where Australian troops were launched in the Battle in June 1917.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Stand on the Hill and see the memorial to the 1st Australian Tunneling Cie and the Caterpillar Mine Crater.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Battle of Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke Belgium

Stand at Polygon Wood Memorial to the 5th Australian Division also the place where Dawn Service is held on ANZAC Day.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Spend some time in the very best WW1 museum

Duration: 1 hour

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

Stand onYpres square and see the Cloth Hall, the Cathedral and some of the nice buildings, you have some free time in town.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Stand in CWGC's largest cemetery

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Menin Gate Memorial, Menenstraat Poort gebouw, Ieper (Ypres) 8900 Belgium

Stand under the Menin Gate to attend the Last Post before heading back to your hotel

Duration: 1 hour



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"
"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: 12 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up also possible at train station Lille Europe at "Le Pub" hall 2.

Airports

  • Lesquin Airport, Lille France



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

Incluye

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • 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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