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"Private Somme Battlefields
"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
From EUR165.00
 
"Picnic in the Vines Tour of Chinon
"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
From EUR40.00
 
Private Tour: Rouen and Giverny Day Trip from Bayeux
"Start with a pickup from your Bayeux hotel in the morning and meet your private guide. Aboard your private minivan sit back and enjoy the Normandy scenery on your 1.5-hour journey west to Rouen the capital of Upper Normandy.Listen to a historical introduction to Rouen one of medieval Europe’s largest and most prosperous cities. Hear how it was one of the capitals of the Anglo-Norman dynasties which ruled both England and large parts of France between the 11th and 15th centuries.Walk to Rouen Cathedral an exceptional Gothic church topped by the highest spire in France. Art lovers may recognize the cathedral’s exterior from Monet’s series of paintings that highlight the Gothic façade at different times of day and in various lights. Inside see the narrow and high nave and look up to see stained-glass windows that date back to the 13th century.After a break for lunch (own expense)
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17, rue Porion, Amiens, 80000, France
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Musee Franco-Australien

"N'oublions jamais l'Australie" (Never forget Australia). This museum is housed in the Victoria School very close to the centre of Villers-Bretonneux. It houses WW1 memorabilia of particular interest...
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The Belfry and the Boucher-de-Perthes Museum

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...
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American WW1 Memorial

The American Memorial is sited on a hill (Hill 204) to the west of Chateau-Thierry. Close by, the Aisne/Marne Cemetry and the Belleau Wood are significant sites for visitors with a First World War...
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River Somme

The River Somme is 152 miles long with 23 locks, between 1770 and 1843 the majority of the river was canalised with the building of “The Canal de la Somme” to provide an outlet to the sea. From the...
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