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New Zealand Somme and Arras Day Tour from Arras
"After meeting your guide at Arras you will head off to the Somme Battlefields. On route your guide will give you a comprehensive time line of WW1 from the causes to the outcome.Your first port of call is Lochnagar Crater here the Germans met the French Army on the 'race to the see' and due to the proximity of the trenches extensive mining occurred. The crater there is the largest of the 17 mines that were detonated on the opening offensive of the Battle of the Somme.You will then make your way to Caterpillar Valley Cemetery where the Unknown Warrior was exhumed in 2004. From the New Zealand Memorial you will get an excellent view of High Wood and Flers - this is the area where the New Zealanders went into action in the Battle of the Somme 15th September 1916. At the Thiepva an excellent film showing original footage from War here the Somme Offensive is set out in an easy to digest format
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9 Hour Canadian WW1 Somme Battlefield Tour departing from Arras or Lille
"We are leaving your hotel or accommodation towards the Somme battlefields.You will visit the Subways dug by the British Engineers and used by the Canadian troops to go towards the German lines minutes before the Battle of Vimy. You will walk in t seeing the scars left by the war in the landscape. Mine-craters shell-craters are the witnesses of what happened there.I will bring you to Neuville Saint Vaast Canadian N°2 Cemetery Courcelette Canadian Memorial.Time for lunch a light lunch a sandwich or an omelette or a soup and a drink all included.After lunch we are going to Thiepval Memorial to the Missing the largest memorial bearing the names of more than 73
From EUR252.00
 
The Battle of the Somme Guided Day Tour from Arras
"Fully guided Battlefield Day tour in a comfortable 8 seater minibus. You will meet your guide at Arras Station at 9am this small group tour includes a light lunch and museum entry fees. You will receive an in depth explanation of the Battles a map showing the area and a Battlefield guide for the area as well as stories of individual soldiers bringing the Battlefield to life. Visiting the must see sights of the Somme Battlefields including preserved trenches at Beaumont Hamel where we take a close look at trench warfare. Then a look at the 36th Ulster Division and their attack on the Schwaben Redout and the moving monument erected in their Thiepval the largest Memorial to the British Army in the World
From EUR150.00

More Local Customs in Arras

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What to drink ?

What to drink ? The typical drink for the northern region and Picardy is Amer Picon (although in places the apple cider will be preferred) This is Gaetan Picon of French origin but living in Belgium...
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Freedom Tree

Like many other French towns and cities, Arras has also its Arbre de la Liberté, a tree that was planted to commemorate the French revolution. This one dates of 1989 (the second centenary of the...
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Les Géants

Like many towns in Northern France, als Arras has its giants. Their names are Colas and Jacqueline and they were born in 1891, even if they had belonged to the popular tradition since 1812, when their...
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The Giants

Colas and Jacqueline were born as giants in 1891. They are part of the Arras' folklore. Each year at the end of August, there is a festival to commemorate the end of the occupation of the Spaniards in...
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3 Rue Docteur Brassart, Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 62000, France
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49 Grande Place, Arras, 62000, France
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3 & 5 Place de la Croix Rouge, Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 62000, France
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5 Place des Heros, Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 62000, France
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Things to Do Near Arras

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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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Palais des Beaux Arts

At the edge of the old town of Lille is the Palais des Beaux -Arts with us also known as the Museum of Fine Arts in Lille, this beautiful old museum has a wonderful collection of over 650 paintings...
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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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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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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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"Arras:Even if not very known the turning is worth!"
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"Arras"
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Helga67

"Arras and its beautiful squares"
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"Arras"
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"Awesome squares, beautiful town"
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