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Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Bruges
"We will leave your accommodation in Bruges 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 heroes. I 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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Full Day Canadian WW1 Somme Battlefield Tour from Arras
"You will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation in Arras and will head towards the Somme battlefields.Visit the subways dug by the British Engineers and used by the Canadian troops to go towards the German lines minutes before the Battle o seeing the scars left by the war in the landscape including mine-craters and shell-craters. You will also visit Neuville Saint Vaast Canadian N°2 Cemetery and Courcelette Canadian Memorial.Enjoy a light lunch of a sandwich omelet or a soup and a drink (included in the tour). After lunch visit Thiepval Memorial to the Missing the largest memorial bearing the names of more than 72000 soldiers who have no known grave. Behind it lays the Anglo French cemetery of 600 graves.The day will end with the Beaumont Hamel New Foundland Memorial Park
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Private Full-Day Canadian WW1 Somme Battlefield Tour from Bruges
"You will be picked up from your hotel or accommodation in Bruges and will head towards the Somme battlefields.Visit the subways dug by the British Engineers and used by the Canadian troops to go towards the German lines minutes before the Battle seeing the scars left by the war in the landscape including mine-craters and shell-craters. You will also visit Neuville Saint Vaast Canadian N°2 Cemetery and Courcelette Canadian Memorial.Enjoy a light lunch of a sandwich omelet or a soup and a drink (included in the tour). After lunch visit Thiepval Memorial to the Missing the largest memorial bearing the names of more than 73000 soldiers who have no known grave. Behind it lays the Anglo French cemetery of 600 graves.The day will end with the Beaumont Hamel New Foundland Memorial Park
From EUR315.00

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Wel known inhabitants

Wel known inhabitantsThe current presbytery occupies a whole of picturesque constructions, ennoblies by the two blue stone peristyles placed in advanced entrance doors. The court is separated from a...
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Dec 04, 2006

Flaumont-Waudrechies mill

Flaumont-Waudrechies millOn our course of after midday we could see four of the many old mills. It are not useful today any more but are the witnesses of a popular past. Here also the restorations...
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Dec 04, 2006

Restorations

RestorationsEnd XIX ème century had brought a generalized painting of the frontages. Lately an important programme of restoration of a hundred frontages carried out with European funds and the contest...
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Dec 04, 2006

Local tradition (2)

Local tradition. Traditionaly, the craftsmen can of the owner of the factory use the remainders of the heat of the furnace and the molten glass to make perssonels objects; Thus, it is of habit to...
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Dec 04, 2006

Local tradition

Local TraditionWe walked in the nature from 10 am to 12 o clock. In Beugnies we found the MaryDy cafe where we stopped for drinking and eating our lunch.Beugnies is a very little village near Sars...
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Dec 04, 2006

Local devotion

Local dévotionIt is a very old tradition. The inhabitants (farm and people of the ground for the majority) called upon the saints for all kinds of reasons: plague, the lightning, storms , diseases as...
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Dec 04, 2006
 
 
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City view (2)

City view (2)The Bastions, except the Bastion of the Queen, are widened and of the outer works are established towards 1630 pennies the direction of the Knight of City. From this time goes back the...
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Dec 04, 2006

Collegiate Saint-Nicolas Church

Collegiate Saint-Nicolas ChurchThe collegial Saint Nicolas's Day In the current of XIIème century is arranged in edge of the initial core of the town of Avesnes a place intended to receive the market,...
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Dec 04, 2006

City view

City viewThe first fortifications go up in XIème century. They followed a perimeter including part of the high city in the quadrilateral delimited by the Street Léo Lagrange, the cliff and the public...
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Dec 04, 2006

Visit Avesnes

AVESNESPicturesque city fixed on the side of a rock cliff, Avesnes-on-Helpe is founded by Wédric the Bearded one in XIème century. Its lords are famous since the House of Avesnes gives rise to...
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Dec 04, 2006

Bridge over the Helpe

The Helpe river runs through all the area: In fact there are two of them: Helpe major and Helpe minor. The landscapes is mainly made up of meadows staged on the blanks of hills. The cows give the milk...
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Sep 30, 2006

Justice

JUSTICEThe Law courts of 1828 also have an important peristyle in the form of Greek temple of the enough successful Doric order.
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Dec 04, 2006

Sint Louis

Sint LouisI took this pic in a side street of the main marked. But I did know more about it for now. Perhaps later? I update them. Promise!
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Dec 04, 2006

Cityhal

CityhalThe Town hall of 1757 rather severe of aspect announces the style Louis XVI. There is a curious passage under the building who's take you to an other street.
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Dec 04, 2006

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Les Etangs Des Moines, Fourmies, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59610, France
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Rue de la Fontaine Pepin 12, Lobbes, Thuin, 6540, Belgium
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