From IEPER Private 4-hour Tour of the Ypres Battlefield

From IEPER Private 4-hour Tour of the Ypres Battlefield

This unique PRIVATE Ypres battlefield tour covers the Ypres Salient from Ypres to Passchendaele spanning 1914 to 1918, we follow the Australian/Canadian/New Zealand/ South African/ British soldiers as they attacked towards Passchendaele in 1917, I will ascertain your particular areas of interests and tailor the tour to your liking

If you have ancestors that fell in the battle I will tailor the tour where possible to include them

I will meet you at the place of your choice, at your IEPER based accommodation or the IEPER railway station whatever is your preference.

My own gt uncle is commemorated on the memorial to the missing and my gt grandfather suffered horrific wounds at Passchendaele still only 16 years old.
This tour covers a route of 23 miles or 37 km's

Max x4 people, private tour for one price 180 euro which equates to 45 euro per person
For groups larger than 4 please contact me in advance



Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Essex Farm Cemetery, east side of the N369 Ieper - Boezinge Rd, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

Here we will see the hospital site where Lt Col John McCrae composed the iconic poem 'In Flanders Fields' and made the poppy the iconic image of ww1

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Saint Julien Memorial, Saint-Julien, Langemark, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

Here you'll hear about the first German gas attack of ww1 on the 22nd April 1915 against French soldiers and how the brave Canadians held the line in the face of this chlorine gas cloud

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Langemark Cemetery, Klerkenstraat, Langemark Belgium

Here you'll see how the Germans commemorated their war dead at this mass grave site of over 44,000 soldiers

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Here we will visit the worlds largest Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery 12,000 soldiers are buried here, only 3,000 have names, two Australian & 1 Canadian VC recipients are buried here

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Sanctuary Wood Museum, Canadalaan 26, Zillebeke, Ieper (Ypres) 8902 Belgium

Here we will see poignant original WW1 trenches and a quaint ww1 museum

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Final stop at the Menin Gate, a walk around the memorial and a background on the Last Post service which happens every night at 8pm, and what to expect during the service

Duration: 20 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"



Duración: 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
IEPER TRAIN STATION: If you are travelling to Ypres via train I will meet at the train station, just message me with the time that you arrive

IEPER HOTELS & B'N'B'S: If your accommodation is not listed please just message me with the name and I will meet you there

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

Incluye

  • Preserved ww1 trenches at Sanctuary Wood
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Sanctuary Wood Museum

No Incluye

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