Remembrance tour from Bruges. The city Bruges & the poppies of Flanders Fields

Remembrance tour from Bruges. The city Bruges & the poppies of Flanders Fields

We first take you to Bruges. Your guide will explain the stories and secrets behind the city’s history from the Viking period until the end of the Middle Ages. You see literally ‘all’ highlights of Bruges. You even have the option to enjoy a pleasant boat trip along the narrow canals.
After a short lunchbreak we leave for Flanders Fields which was one of the major battlegrounds in the First World War. Our expert guide will help you throughout the visit to understand the events that led to the first world war and how the catastrophe developed. We take you to Passchendaele battlefield and the Tyne Cot Cemetery, the largest Commonwealth cemetery in the world where British, Australian and Canadian soldiers lie at rest. You visit the Monument of the ‘Brooding Soldier’ and Essex Farm.
At 8 pm you attend the Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate, a daily tribute to all Commonwealth soldiers and officers that were missing after battle.



Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: In Flanders Fields Museum, Grote Markt 34, Ieper (Ypres) 8900 Belgium

The In Flanders' Fields Museum is a museum in Ypres, Belgium, dedicated to the study of the First World War. It occupies the second floor of the Cloth Hall on the market square in the city centre. The building was largely destroyed by artillery during the war, but was afterwards reconstructed.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Tynecotstraat, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium

Zonnebeke is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the villages of Beselare, Gheluvelt, Passendale, Zandvoorde and Zonnebeke proper.

Pass By: Vladslo German War Cemetery, Houtlandstraat, Diksmuide 8600 Belgium

ladslo German war cemetery is about three kilometres north east of Vladslo, near Diksmuide, Belgium. Established during World War I, the cemetery holds 3,233 wartime burials.

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

Hill 60 is a World War I battlefield memorial site and park in the Zwarteleen area of Zillebeke south of Ypres, Belgium.

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

This was the dressing station where Dr. John McCrae wrote the famous poem "in Flanders Fields".

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Last Post ceremony, Menin Gate, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

A daily tribute to all commonwealth soldiers and officers that were missing after battle.

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 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"



Hora de Inicio: 10:30 AM
Duración: 11 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Bargeplein, Bargeweg, 8000 Brugge, Belgium

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

Incluye

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Breadlunch
  • Professional multilingual guide
  • Entry/Admission - In Flanders Fields Museum

No Incluye

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Poppy (1 euro) at In Flanders' Field Museum
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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