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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 Flanders and Fromelles from Arras
"The tour starts at your accommodation in Arras. 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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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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Walking around Lille

Central Lille is a delight to wander being both compact and diverse. From the Grand Place, a mere stone's throw from the main railway station, just about everywhere of interest is easily walkable. The...
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Sea, rock and soil are the vital ingredients that make up the diverse landscapes of the Cote d’Opale. The sea is the dominant factor and from Wissant in the east to Ambleteuse to the west a...
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Vieux-Lille

We made a day trip to Lille in 2004 when it was the cultural capital of Europe. I was surprised how lovely this city is. It's not too big, so you can see most of the important buildings during one...
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Museums

On the Place de la République you will find the hugue museum of beautiful art, which is the 2nd museum of France after the Louvre With 22.000 m2 of space. The building is not just interesting because...
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Festivals

Every year, on the first weekend in September, Lille holds it's famous "braderie" where practically the whole city centre transforms into one huge market with a party atmosphere. A million visitors...
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History of Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Initially the territory of the Belgae, a Celto-Germanic tribe and subsequently conquered by the Romans, Nord-Pas de Calais is a region with a long battle-scarred history, it is a strategic area that...
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Boulevard de Turin, Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59000, France
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Place du General de Gaulle - Grande Place

The official name of this square is the Place du Général-de-Gaulle, but most people still call it Grand’Place. It is the traditional main square of Lille and is now largely car-free, with only one...
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Nausicaa

This is a must see if you are in the area - check out the Website before you visit for special entry prices - this is about more than just sea creatures and in 2016 opened a new section on Rainforest...
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Architecture

The Citadel of Lille is one of the most important works of Vauban, out dozens of citadels this is famous French engineering had built, the twelve most authentic and best preserved in the world...
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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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Chamber of Commerce

This is not a common building in the city but surely is one of the most photographed building in Lille where each visitors attracted to his unique style Built by the Flemish architect Louis-Marie...
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