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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
From EUR245.00
 
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
From EUR245.00

The Ski Boot Tips (3)

The Ski Boot

Christian de Portzamparc was the architecht of this very modern new landmark of Lille.The L-Shaped Credit Lyonnais Tower, better known as the -ski boot-, perches above the Eurostar station, so its...
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dejavu2gb
Jan 27, 2006

Modern Lille

Lille has some amazing old architecture, but also has its fair share of more modern and quirky buildings.This bizarre building is located at Gare Lille Europe (the Eurostar Terminal).We were quite...
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sue_stone
Sep 19, 2004

The Ski Boot

The Credit Lyonnais tower above the station is known locally as the 'Ski Boot' and this huge glass and chrome building is actually an office block.
nhcram
Nov 11, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Lille

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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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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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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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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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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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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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