- Somme Battlefields of WWI tour of Paris by minivan
- Personalized small group (maximum 16 people)
- Visit the Delville Wood cemetery at Longueval
- See the landmine Lochnagar crater
- Visit the Australian battlefield sites at Poziere and Mouquet Farm
- British memorial at Thiepval and Ulster Tower
- Visit the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux
- Tour the Historial Peronne WWI museum
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What You Can Expect
See the Australian flag flying over Poziere in recognition of the sacrifices made by the ANZAC's in the battle that took place here during the battle of the Somme. This battle was followed by the battle of Mouquet Farm which you will also visit today.
Continuing to Thiepval, you will see the largest memorial dedicated to missing British Soldiers. You will also visit The Ulster Tower, a memorial to the men of the 36th Ulster division, the Beaumont-Hamel and the Newfoundland Memorial which offers a realistic and moving view of these battles in its remarkably well-preserved trenches system. During this day-trip you will also see the the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux.
Finish the tour with a visit to the Historial at Peronne, an international and cultural museum of the first world war (1914-1918) which explains the conflict, its origins and its consequences.The museum boasts a unique collection of over 50,000 original objects and documents of everyday life during the war. Return to your Paris hotel.
This tour was very relevant to us Australians. Having visited the sites a week before Anzac Day, the grounds were immaculate as they were being prepared for the Anzac Services, There were lots of Australian Flags placed on sites along with red Poppys very moving. Our Guide was English and her knowledge and history of the battlefields was superb. I would recommend this tour to other Australians
The Tour Was Really Good Value For Money. We Travelled With A Small Group 8 and Had A Great Guide.
Kerry and Margaret