See where Australian soldiers served in France and Belgian Flanders in World War I on a full-day private tour from Lille. With a knowledgeable driver-guide and flexible itinerary customizable to your preferences, visit some of the pivotal locations where Australians fought and died. Visit Fromelles Memorial Park to remember the disastrous Australian losses here in 1916; explore the Plugstreet 14-18 Experience at Ploegsteert; and see Messines mine craters laid by the 1st Australian Tunneling Company in 1917. End with time at Tyne Cot and the Last Post Ceremony in Ypres.
Visit key World War I battle sites on this 12-hour Fromelles and Ypres day tour from Arras. Travel by minivan through the killing fields of Fromelles as a guide shares the fallen soldiers’ stories. Discover WWI command posts, bunkers and tunnels, and learn of the war’s legacy at the Fromelles Museum. Pay your respects at the Cobbers Memorial, Tyne Cot and the V.C. Corner Memorial, then head through Flanders Fields to Ploegsteert Wood for lunch. Afterward, attend the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres.
Explore the Canadian World War I battlefields of France and Belgium on a private full-day tour from Lille or Arras. Witness the preserved tunnels and trenches of Vimy, where Canadian troops stormed German forces in April 1917. Learn about the Canadian assault and visit the Hill 145 memorial. After lunch, see some key Belgian WWI sites including the St Julien Memorial and Tyne Cot Cemetery, and attend Ypres’ Last Post Ceremony. The itinerary is flexible, so inform your guide if there’s anything you want to see more or less of.
Explore the battlefields of France on this 9-hour Canadian World War I Somme battlefield tour from Arras or Lille. Travel into the WWI battlefields of the Somme with your guide. Explore the tunnels from which Canadian troops attacked German lines in the Battle of Vimy. Walk through Canadian and German trenches as your guide details the struggles the soldiers faced. Sights you'll see include Courcelette Memorial to fallen Canadian soldiers, Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial Park, and Thriepval Memorial.
Delve into World War I history on this 9-hour Australian and New Zealand Somme Battlefield tour from Lille or Arras. See Le Hamel Australian Memorial, the Jean and Denise Letaille Museum and Thiepval Memorial, the largest WWI memorial bearing the names of more than 73,000 soldiers. Lunch, entrance fees and round-trip transportation from your hotel are included.
The Battle of Dunkirk is one of the most notorious military operations in history and this tour traces the journey of the brave Allied soldiers of WWII. Visit key sites such as the Atlantic Wall and the Fort des Dunes, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, then learn more about the Battle of Dunkirk and Operation DYNAMO at the Dunkirk War Museum.
Delve deep into World War II history and gain insight into the sacrifices made on this full-day tour of Northern France’s WWII battle sites from Bruges. Explore France’s Opale Coast and gaze out toward England from the Atlantic Wall near Cap Griz Nez. You'll also see one of Northern France's biggest bunkers in Eperlecques. Another highlight is seeing a V1 launching site—Bois des Huit Rues. Take the stress out of navigating by having transport in an air-conditioned minivan included.
Learn of Northern France’s World War II history on this full-day tour from Arras or Lille. See a Todt Battery Bunker, as well as one of the Nazis' biggest WWI bunkers in Eperlecques. You'll also visit a V1 launching site—Bois des Huit Rues and see the unique ski-shaped buildings. Enjoy the convenience of having round-trip transfers between sites included.