3 days on Australian WW1 battlefields starting from Ypres or Lille
  • 3 days on Australian WW1 battlefields starting from Ypres or Lille

    I am very flexible tours can be amended to go to visit some graves of your relatives. All tours are private. For transport I use a comfortable Mercedes Vito Tourer fully equiped for tours.

    I spent my life on these battlefields and I am guiding people since 20 years.

    I can provide a walker or a wheelchair.

    Itinerary

    Day 1: Australians in Flanders; Fromelles, Messines, Passendale and Ypres

    Stop At: Museum of the Battle of Fromelles, Rue de la Basse Ville, 59249 Fromelles France
    The museum will explain how these 250 soldiers were found and how they have been laid to rest in Pheasant Wood Cy.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Pheasant Wood Military Cemetery, Rue de la Basse Ville, Fromelles France
    The last resting place of the 250 soldiers found in the mass grave of Fromelles.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Australian Memorial Park, 58 Rue Delval, 59249 Fromelles, France
    Stand near the "Cobbers" statue on the 1st German line and see No Man's Land and the allied lines.
    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 burial place where many Australian lay to rest.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Ploegsteert Memorial, Rue de Messines Ploegsteert, Comines-Warneton 7782 Belgium
    One of the many memorials it stands near Hill 63 where the 1st Australian Tunneling Cie built the Catacombs
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: NZ Messines Ridge Memorial, N314, Mesen 8957 Belgium
    Stand on the battlefield where ANZACs launched the battle in June 1917.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hill 60 Restaurant, Zwarteleenstraat 40, 8902 Ieper, Belgium
    See the Caterpillar Crater and the memorial dedicated to the 1st Australian Tunneling Cie.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Polygon Wood Cemetery, 8980 Zonnebeke, Belgium
    Viisit the Polygon Wood and the memorial to the 5th Australian Division.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Ieperstraat 5, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium
    Visit the very best WW1 museum in Flanders.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Tynecotstraat, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium
    The largest CWGC's cemetery.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ypres Cloth Hall, Grote Markt 34, Ieper (Ypres) 8900 Belgium
    Stand on the main square in Ypres see the Cloth Hall, the Cathedral and spend some free time in town.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Last Post ceremony, Menin Gate, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium
    Attend the Last Post at the Menin Gate before heading back to your hotel.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: The battlefields of the Arras - Bullecourt area

    Stop At: Le Memorial International De Notre-Dame-De-Lorette, Chemin de la Chapelle, 62153 Ablain-Saint-Nazaire France
    A ring of Remembrance built by the French Government
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Necropole Nationale Francaise de Notre-Dame de Lorette, 2 Place de Notre Dame de Lorette, 62153 Ablain-Saint-Nazaire France
    The French largest WW1 cemetery.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Memorial' 14-18, 102 rue Pasteur Parking by Chemin de Lens to Souchez, 62153 Souchez France
    Spend some time in a nice WW1 musuem.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: German War Cemetery Saint-Laurent-Blangy, Chemin de Bailleul, Saint-Laurent-Blangy, Arras France
    See the difference, compare a German cemetery with the others.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Canadian National Vimy Memorial, Route départementale 55, Chemin des Canadiens, 62580 Givenchy-en-Gohelle, France
    A stunning memorial dedicated to the action of the Canadians.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Carriere Wellington, Rue Arthur Deletoille, 62000, Arras France
    See how the armies took advantage of the local quarries
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Bullecourt Digger, 10 rue des Australiens, 62128 Bullecourt France
    Stand in the Australian Memorial park in Bullecourt.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Bullecourt 1917, Jean and Denise Letaille museum, 1Bis Rue d'Arras, 62128 Bullecourt, France
    A nice little museum that was made by the local mayor Mr Letaille and his wife.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: The Somme, Villers-Bretonneux, the SJMC, Le Hamel and Pozieres

    Stop At: École Victoria, 9 Rue Victoria, 80800 Villers-Bretonneux, France
    See the famous school rebuilt with the help of Australian schoolchildren
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Australian National Memorial near Villers-Bretonneux, Route de Villers Bretonneux, 80800 Fouilloy, France
    The memorial commemorates 11 000 Australian soldiers.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sir John Monash Centre, Route de Villers Bretonneux, 80800 Fouilloy, France
    Visit the centre build by the Australian Government.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Australian Corps Memorial Le Hamel, chemin de 80340, 4 Chemin de Sailly Laurette, 80340 Le Hamel, France
    Stand on the battlefield where Sir John Monash led the battle won in 94 minutes
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Basilique Notre-Dame de Brebières, 20 Rue Anicet Godin, 80300 Albert, France
    The basilica with the Golden Madonna and the Child on the top.

    Stop At: Lochnagar Crater, Route de la Grande Mine, 80300 Ovillers-la-Boisselle France
    See one of the Somme mine craters
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pozieres Memorial, 80300 Pozieres France
    Stand near the 1st Australian Division Memorial
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Windmill, 80300 Pozières, France
    One the strong points captures by the Australians
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Tank Corps Memorial, D929 Albert-Bapaume road, 80300 Pozieres France
    stands at the place where tanks are used for the first time on 15 Septembre 1916.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Thiepval Memorial, Rue de L'Ancre, 80300 Authuille France
    the largest of all these memorial bears the names of 72 000 soldiers.
    Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, Rue de l'Eglise, 80300 Beaumont-Hamel France
    Ending the tour at the New Foundland Memorial Park.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "Stroller accessible"
    "Service animals allowed"
    "Near public transportation"
    "Infants must sit on laps"
    "Infant seats available"
    "Most travelers can participate"
    "This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



    • Hora de Inicio9:00 AM
    • Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
      I can pick you up at your hotel or accomodation.


    • Duración: 3 days
    • Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Incluye

    • 3x Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled water
    • A booklet recording the event
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of the Battle of Fromelles
    • Entry/Admission - Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917
    • Entry/Admission - Memorial' 14-18
    • Entry/Admission - Carriere Wellington
    • Entry/Admission - Bullecourt 1917, Jean and Denise Letaille museum
    • Entry/Admission - Sir John Monash Centre

    No Incluye

    • Souvenirs and drinks out of the lunches
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