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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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Menin Gate

The Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Ypres commemorates those soldiers of the British Commonwealth – with the exception of Newfoundland and New Zealand – who fell in the Ypres Salient during the...
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In Flanders Fields Museum

I much recommend the special exhibition from 04.10.2014 till 04.01.2015 at the Cloth Hall, Royal Chamber: "The Battle of the IJzer and the First Battle of Ieper / Antony d’Ypres" Text from the IN...
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Tyne Cot Cemetery

Several kilometres outside Ypres but this massive cemetery is a 'must visit' if you are interested in the Great War. It is the largest Commonwealth War Graves cemetery in the world and has almost...
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Sanctuary Wood Museum - Hill 62

Need to have a car if you like to come here, is out of town in Ypres Hill in the vicinity of Ypres '62 'Indicates that the hill is 62 meters above sea level, came in 1916 in German hands until...
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St Martins Cathedral & Monastery

Behind the Lakenhalle in Ypres is the Vandenpeereboomplein and St. Martin's Square, the former cathedral of Ypres. Around the year 1254 began with the construction to complete then two centuries...
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Cloth Hall - Lakenhalle

The Lakenhalle served as a covered sales and storage of cloth to the (now vaulted) waterway, the Ieperlee, the construction of the hall was completed in 1304 In this building the sheet underwent its...
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Town Hall - Nieuwerck

The Renaissance Nieuwerck, is located on the end of the Cloth Hall. This building was built in the 17th century and has two upper floor's, the upper one connect's to the upper floor of the gothic...
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Ramparts - Town Walls - Bastions

The Fortress is a beautifully preserved defensive line around Ypres. About half of the trail runs above the fortress. There are still many remnants of the 17th century that can be discovered during...
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Fishmarket - Oude Vismarkt

At this Old Fish Market was used by many cities selling their fish here, the old toll booth (1899), also called Minck House, the fishmongers had to their pay toll And today the Old fish market is one...
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St Georges Memorial Church

This is an astounding Memorial to those that served...and those that died...I had read about it before I left Canada...and when I walked inside quite nonchalantly...I couldn't believe what I...
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Military Cemeteries - Memorials

The Commonwealth authorities did decide that bodies should not be repatriated and that uniform memorials should be used. At the end of the WW I started the production of uniform headstones most made...
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Centenary Commemoration of WW I

My mum's great uncles, Frank and Wilfred, grew up in Woolwich, London but when they were teenagers emigrated to Australia for a new life. They started work on a farm in the state of Victoria. Then...
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Remembrance & Celebrations

The Royal music of the Guides (cavalry) was present, on 30/09/2009, at the handing-over of command at the Logistic Battalion quartered in Ieper/Ypres. The Royal Music of the Guides includes a harmony...
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Old Houses

The Municipal Museum is accommodated in the Sint Jansgodshuis (St. John's Hospice) A hospice was used as a shelter for sick persons, pilgrims and travellers and was usualy built in the vicinity of the...
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Slachthuistraat 58, Ypres, West Flanders, B-8900, Belgium
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Meenseweg 481, Ypres, West Flanders, 8902, Belgium
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