"Picnic in the Vines Tour of Chinon France""Located 10 minutes from Chinon in the beautiful Loire Valley arrive at the Château du Petit Thouars a family-run vineyard that has been in the du Petit Thouars family and passed from father-to-son in a direct line since 1634. You will be greeted at our wine office and then led for a walk through our Cabernet Franc and Chenin blanc vineyard through the clos and our vielles vignes/old vines to our impressive cellar located in hollowed limestone caves that are centuries old
"Gear up for your full-day trip to northern France's World War I sites with morning pickup from your Brussels hotel. Enjoy the comfort and style of your luxury minivan as you listen to your guide explain the history of the war. Travel 2 hours south across where the Battle of the Somme took place along the Somme River in 1916. This area saw fierce fighting between the German army and the English and French forces with a death toll of more than one million.First visit the Australian Corps Memorial Park at Le Hamel and the Villers–Bretonneux Australian National Memorial where many Australian soldiers lost their lives during the Battle of the Somme. See former trenches look out across 'no man's land' and pause for a moment of reflection among the headstones. Sites like these are important symbols in the annual Anzac Day commemorations when Australians and New Zealanders across the globe pay tribute to their fallen men and women during WWI.Traveling across Picardy's broad green landscapes — once a bloody battleground — arrive at the Lochnagar Crater
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
The belfry is one of the oldest in France having been built 1209 and since 1954 it has been home to the Boucher de Perthes Museum. In May 1940, during a World War 2 bombing, the roof was damaged and...