Tour duration: 12 hours
Visit the battlefields, cemeteries and other World War I memorials in Flanders Fields in a private 8 seater mini-bus in one day
The one day tour focuses on World War One battlefields, cemeteries and memorials in Flanders Fields
Do you wish to see where the Germans launched their first gas attack? You will visit the site with me.
Do you want to see the German bunkers on top of hills and ridges and see from where the allied troups had to run up the hill, unprotected? Discover Messines Ridge, Hill 60 and Passchendale with me on our tour.
Tyne Cot Cemetery is the biggest Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery on the Western Front. Over 12. 500 soldiers are burried there. Do you know what percentage of the graves is for an unidentified body? I will explain you during the tour.
Each day since 1922 the Last Post is blown at Menin Gate in Ypres at 8:00 pm. Do you want to attend this short but touching ceremony? Join my tour and see the bugle playes of the Ypres Fire Brigade in action.
You are picked up at the cruise terminal of Zeebrugge or Antwerp or at your hotel in Brussels or in a radius of 100 kms (60 miles) of Brussels.
- Ploegsteert 14-18 experience and ANZAC Memorial to the Missing
- Messines Ridge New Zealand Memorial to the Missing
- Hill 60
- Polygone Wood & Buttes New British Cemetery
- Memorial Museum Paschendaele with Memorial Gardens
- Tyne Cot, Zonnebeke: largest Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery on the Western Front, with New Zealand Memorial to the Missing
- Essex Farm Cemetery, Ieper: John McCrae: "In Flanders Fields, where poppies grow …"
- Flanders' Fields Museum
- Nine Elms British Cemetery
- Last Post at Menin Gate
You are brought back to the cruise terminal of Zeebrugge or Antwerp or to your hotel in Brussels or in a radius of 100 kms (60 miles) of Brussels.
The tour can be customized; it is a proposal, open to questions, changes, remarks and suggestions. You will find me flexible on the day, both with regards to timing and contents.