From Ypres 4hr Christmas Truce and Monster Mines of Messines PRIVATE Tour

From Ypres 4hr Christmas Truce and Monster Mines of Messines PRIVATE Tour

This unique PRIVATE Ypres battlefield tour covers the Ypres SOUTH Salient from spanning 1914 to 1918,

The tour can be instantly adapted on the day to highlight Australian/Canadian/New Zealand/ South African/ British/ Irish content that may be of interest to you

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

Here you will hear the story of Hill 60 & The Caterpillar Crater and learn about the 8,000 soldiers encased in the earth, a cemetery without headstones

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Spanbroekmolen Mine Crater, Exit Wijtschatestraat, Wijtschate Belgium

Here you'll see the 91,000 lb Spanbroekmolen Mine Crater and learn about the tunnellers of WW1

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Messines Ridge (N.Z.) Memorial, Nieuwkerkestraat Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Mesen Belgium

Here you'll hear about the New Zealand contribution to the battle

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Island of Ireland Peace Park, Mesen Belgium

Here you will hear the story of the Irish contribution to the battle of Messines

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Christmas Truce Memorial, Chemin du Mont de la Hutte, Comines-Warneton Belgium

Here you will hear the story and see the ground where that wonderful moment took place, when the soldiers forgot their differences and met in 'No Man's Land' Christmas 1914.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hyde Park Corner Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery, N365 Justo Enfrente Del Memorial Ploegsteert, Comines-Warneton 7782 Belgium

Hear we will see the wonderful 'Hyde Park Corner Memorial' see the resting place of the England Rugby captain and see twin brothers buried side by side

Duration: 15 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"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Stroller accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and 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.

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  • Bottled water

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