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Viator Exclusive: Private World War I Battlefields Tour of Flanders from Brussels
"After morning pickup from your central Brussels hotel travel by comfortable luxury private vehicle through Ghent toward Flanders Fields. As you travel your knowledgeable and passionate guide will share facts figures and stories about the war that started a century earlier. You will learn of the enormous toll of World War I and the sacrifices of the brave soldiers who fought and died on the battlefields you visit. Your first stop on this exclusive tou where more than 25000 soldiers are buried. Walk among the somber rows of markers and see the heart-rending sculptures of 'Grieving Parents' by Käthe Kollwitz whose youngest son is buried in the cemetery. Continue to the town of Diksmuide
From EUR163.00
 
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
From EUR315.00
 
Private Tour: WWI Canadian Battlefields Including Vimy Ridge and Last Post Ceremony in Ypres from Brussels
"After morning pickup from your Brussels hotel by luxury private vehicle listen to your guide explain the history of World War I and Canada's role in the war as you journey two hours across the Belgium border to the French town of Vimy. It was here where during the Battle of Arras in 1917 Canadian forces secured a vital victory over the Germans one of Canada’s most important contributions to the Battle of the Somme.Visit former war trenches and gain insight into the horrors and hardships of trench warfare and pause to take in the poignant Canadian National Vimy Memorial a stark-white beacon in the quiet French countryside.Commemorate fallen Commonwealth soldiers at the Messines Ridge British Cemetery and Irish Peace Park
From EUR163.00

More General in Poperinge

Keikoppen (stoneheads)

The people from Poperinge are called Keikoppen (stoneheads). The nickname is dating back to may 1341. The cities Ieper, Brugge and Gent had the only right to do trading in cloth. But in Poperinge they...
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Jul 05, 2005

Poperinge and the war

Much in Poperinge reminds of the Great War. It was a period in which the small town grew into a busy city because of all the soldiers passing through to the front.The british soldiers tried to relax...
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Jul 05, 2005
 
 
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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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Ypres

I am not generally keen on taking organized tours, preferring where possible to do things on my own, but one of the friends we were travelling with strongly advocated doing a guided tour of the World...
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Hospice Comtesse

As the name implies, this is a street where a mint (in the sense of minting coins) once stood. This is one of the oldest streets in Lille and still has a number of historic buildings, some in good...
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Vielle Bourse

It used to be an Old Stock Exchange Building located between La Grand 'Place and La Place du theater and is built from 1652 -1653 The building in Baroque style seems to be a whole however, it consists...
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Place Rihour

Nice little square 200 metres from Grand Place.There are cafes , a metro station, Palais Rihour and tourist office where you can buy the Lille city pass. The city pass gets free entry to 27 tourist...
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General de Gaulle Museum

Northwest of the old city and slightly north of the Citadel is the birthpace of the late President de Gaulle (whom the large international airport in Roissy is named after - many people know it as...
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wandeljp

"Beers and memory"
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Martinewezel

"POPERINGE"
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Museeuw

"Great!"
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"Poperings Hop and its products"
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"Poperinge"
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