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Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Lille
"We will leave your accommodation in Lille or Arras at 9am driving towards Vimy to visit the Grange subways and tunnels where the Canadian Divisions stood just before the assault in April 1917. You will march in the trenches in the footsteps of these h visiting Tyne Cot Military Cemetery and Memorial the largest CWGC's cemetery in Europe. The walls are bearing 35 000 names of soldiers who have no known grave the cemetery contains 12 000 graves 8 400 are unknown. From there we drive to Passendale Crest Farm Memorial the Brooding Soldier in Sint Juliaan where the German's used for the first time gas. from there going to Langemark to see the ""Studenten Friedhof"" the resting place of more than 44 000 German soldiers.Before arriving in Ypres you will stand at Esse
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Small-Group Australian Battlefield Tour in Fromelles and Flanders from Lille
"The tour starts at your accommodation or the train station in Lille. You will be heading towards Fromelles seeing where the mass grave was where 250 Australian soldiers were buried by the Germans. You will stand at the newly built Pheasant Wood Cemetery and visit the Fromelles Museum.From there your guide will take you to the Australian Memorial Park the ""Cobbers"" Memorial and to VC Corner Cemetery the only exlusively Australian cemetery in France. Next you will drive towards Armentières and Ploegsteert.In Ploegsteert the only place where the 5 Australian Divisions were all together in the winter 1917-18 you will visit the new ""Plugstreet 14-18"" interpretative centre and the Ploegsteert Memorial to the missing.Time for lunch. After Lunch you will be in Messines near one of the 19 mine craters. From there to another mine crater the ""Caterpillar
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Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Brussels
"We will pick you up at the train station in Kortrijk at 9am this is to avoid traffic jams in Brussels. After the tour we will bring you to your hotel or accommodation. Now driving towards Vimy to visit the Grange subways and tunnels where the Canadian Divisions stood just before the assault in April 1917. You wil visiting Tyne Cot Military Cemetery and Memorial the largest CWGC's cemetery in Europe. The walls are bearing 35 000 names of soldiers who have no known grave the cemetery contains 12 000 graves 8 400 are unknown. From there we drive to Passendale Crest Farm Memorial
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More Things to Do in Tournai

The Little Park In Front Of The Railway Station

All I had time for on this visit, whilst changing trains, was a quick wander just to stretch the legs. This took me as far as the little park in front of the station, Parc Crombez, with its...
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Dec 25, 2015

the "Pont des Trous"

The "Pont des Trous" Landmark of Tournai, the bridge of holes is last witness of the second enclosure of Tournai.In the 13th century the city attracts full of people because of its (relative) peace....
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wandeljp
Mar 05, 2014

Fontaine du Rond point de l'Europe

Fontaine du Rond point de l'Europe Located on one of the principals access to the city, after the Drève de Maire, the fountain and sculpture offers visitors a pleasant impression. The ensemble is the...
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wandeljp
Mar 03, 2014

Christine de Lalaing

Christine de Lalaing We can say that Lalang, Princess Christine Espinoy is for the people of Tournai that Joan of Arc is the French at least in importance and in another context as more than hundred...
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wandeljp
Mar 02, 2014

Visit Saint James

Visit Saint James The existence of Saint James (in French = St Jacques) is already recounted in 1167, it was at the time a Romanesque chapel. At the time of the pilgrimage to Santiago de...
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wandeljp
Feb 26, 2014

Climb the belfry

Climb the belfry Prominent at the corner of Grand Place, the belfry dominates the view down as it does on the horizon above. Be Prepared! You will have to first pay € 2.10 right then mount the...
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Feb 25, 2014
 
 
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Drève de Maire

Drève de Maire If you are driving to Tournai, one of the finest entry is that of La drève de Maire: The N 50 (Bruges - Kortrijk-Tournai) is my most beautiful taste. Quadruple a row of towering plane...
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Feb 24, 2014

GRAND 'PLACE [TOWN SQUARE]

Time for a break, and where best to go, but the Town Square.Here we found many empty Cafes and Restaurants, and all of them had plenty of outdoor seating, so we chose a table, ordered, and were served...
balhannah
Feb 06, 2012

ST. QUENTIN'S CHURCH

Also located in the town square, is the different styled church of St Quentin’s.It's located one end of the Grand-Place, and is believed to be related to the vast Gallo-Roman cemetery that extended...
balhannah
Jan 21, 2012

FOLKLORE MUSEUM

Located quite close to the Market Square, I found the Folklore Museum. The Museum was located in building's from the 17th century, and in here were display's of daily life from birth to death in the...
balhannah
Jan 21, 2012

NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL

The Cathedral is another UNESCO heritage listed building in Tournai. Called a 'architectural masterpiece of the medieval west," it is easy to see why when I saw it for the first time!Another massive...
balhannah
Jan 21, 2012

THE CLOTH HALL

Located in the Grand 'Place [market square] is the beautifully decorated Cloth Hall. The Cloth Hall is one of the more elegant and recognisable buildings as it has gold on the outside, and you will...
balhannah
Jan 21, 2012

THE BELFRY

I really liked the sight of this attractive Belfry, but I didn't climb the 257 step's up a spiral staircase to the top. At the top, is where the room's were used as a Prison, and the view's are good!I...
balhannah
Jan 21, 2012

ART DECO & MODERNISM

Tournai has a mix of Art Deco and other style's of architecture.I walked around and saw plenty of "different" decoration's and expression's of art work.One I particularly liked, was near the Grand...
balhannah
Jan 21, 2012

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"Tournai, the merovingian capital !!"
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"TOURNAI IS THE OLDEST CITY IN BELGIUM"
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"Tournai"
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"Tournai (in flemisch "Doornik")"
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"Historic Tournai - ?oldest town in Belgium"
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