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
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
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
I found this out the hard way also...the Public Bus system stop early....The last buses leave the town core and the Train Station at approximately 7:30 PM...so if you might need later transport this...
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...
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...