Private Tour of the WW1 Somme Battlefields from ARRAS

Private Tour of the WW1 Somme Battlefields from ARRAS

This tour covers the major sites of the Battles of the Somme in 1916 and 1918, it's an easy day trip coming from PARIS for the day (1h by train). Our tours start and finish just outside the ARRAS train station.

we will cover the sites of the major 1916 battle: the impressive "Lochnagar" mine crater, Pozieres, the Thiepval memorial to the missing and the preserved battlefields of Beaumont-Hamel. After a lunch stop at Albert and a visit to the Somme 1916 underground museum we will head to the 1918 battlefields: Villers-Bretonneux Australian memorial and the new John Monash centre (if open on that day) and the sites of the famous August 1918 allied counter-offensive. After this moving day we will drive back to ARRAS.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, Rue de l'Eglise, 80300 Beaumont-Hamel France

The preserved battlefield with its original trenches from the 1916 battle of the Somme

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Thiepval Memorial, Rue de L'Ancre, 80300 Authuille France

The Thiepval memorial to the missing of the Somme

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lochnagar Crater, Route de la Grande Mine, 80300 Ovillers-la-Boisselle France

The "Lochnagar" mine crater, a huge underground mine was blown up there on July 1st 1916

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: 1st Australian Division Memorial, 268 Route d Albert, 80300 Pozieres France

The site of the "Gibraltar" bunker

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Musee Somme 1916, Rue Anicet Godin, 80300 Albert France

The Somme 1916 museum is located in a original tunnel under the town of Albert. A great and unique display of various scenes of the battle of the Somme.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Proyart, Proyart, Somme, Hauts-de-France

The German cemetery at Proyart where 4.600 german soldiers rest in peace.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sir John Monash Centre, Route de Villers Bretonneux Memorial National Australien, 80800 Fouilloy France

Discover the new Sir John Monash centre and its immersive room

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Australian National Memorial, Rte de Villers Bretonneux, 80800 Fouilloy, France

The Australian War Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux to commemorate the 11.000 australians missing in France in World War One.

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Hora de Inicio: 09:00 AM
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Gare d'Arras, 62000 Arras, France

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

Incluye

  • Private transportation
  • Private Guide WW1 expert
  • Access to all the sites and museum fees
  • Entry/Admission - Musee Somme 1916

No Incluye

  • Lunch
  • Snacks

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