World War I Battlefields Tour of Flanders from Bruges - Reviews

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William S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2017

A moving experience. Tyne Cot and Menin Gate will always be remembered.

Linda USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2017

Excellent and very comprehensive tour!

Frederick P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2017

Excellent tour and our guide was amazing. Very moving to see the battlefields and sights.

Barb D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2017

A great tour! The tour guide was extremely knowledgable in all areas of WWI and had lots of information for us both on the bus and when we arrived at each area to be explored. He was very aware of the nationalities of the people on the tour and made special stops that were of interest to different people on the tour. It is a very long and rewarding day that covers a lot of information and stops but very worthwhile
for both history buffs and people just wanting to learn more about the war. I would definitely recommend this tour as a must see when in the Belgium area.

Brian C D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2017

Our guide was very knowledgeable and willing to make minor changes to the emphasis based on who was in the group. In our instance, there were a significant number of Canadians and he customized his information slightly to suit us. Any questions that we asked were addressed seriously and he did a great job of interpreting what we were trying to get at. In a number of cases, our guide pointed out things during our walking around that we would have never noticed if he hadn't been there. A very worthwhile experience!

lynn s United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2017

Really good, Long day but worth every minute, guide was really good.

Judy l

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2017

Bus driver and guide were excellent,
Though the bus was 1/2 hour late.
We were able to find our gt Uncle at the Menin Gate and witness the Last Post.
There were no hotel pickups !
No Cheese Factory, though we did have a plough mans sandwich available. Buy your own drinks.
We expected to be dropped at pickup point, but told at last minute we would be dropped at Cental Station.
And perhaps could get taxi back to our hotel, though we hadn't budgeted for this, so we walked in the dark,
Luckily we knew the way.

I would recommend the tour,,,but clarify details first.

Katherine P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2017

Such an excellent tour. Would well recommend it. It gave me new insight into a more holistic view of what happened and our guide was very informative and flexible.

Rae M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2017

An outstanding tour with a knowledgeable experienced guide. The Menin Gate experience was moving and memorable. Each place we visited brought home the reality of war and its aftermath through the stories, historical detail and clarity of explanation provided by the guide. The enormous loss of life was telling.

karencolinhouse

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2017

Extremely knowledgeable guide - comfortable coach - timings just right so you weren't rushed or hanging around.

Graham H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2017

A great tour well managed, with knowledgeable guide and also most on tour
had similar interests in the history of the area so there was genuine
rapport amongst the group who were strangers at the start of the day.

Harvey B United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2017

First class experience.
Guide was very knowledgeable and ensured that the visits reflected the nationalities of the group. Menin Gate service was very moving.
All in all a worthwhile trip

Blakeslee S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2017

Would rate this as one of the best tours ever for me!
It is a long day on the bus, but there are enough stops to break things up.
Provided me a whole new appreciation for WWI.

Margaret-Eryl M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2017

Long day but very worthwhile. Our Begian guide, Diederich, was very informative and well organised, He spoke perfect English.All the arrangement went well, after a 30 minutes late start, as the coach had problems coming from Brussels, apparently. It was very moving to see the various cemeteries and memorials, and the memorabilia and exhibits in the museums were well displayed. We didn't have time to eat before the Last post ceremony, at the Menin Gate, but probably we chose a slow restaurant. Lots of young Canadians and a squad of Mounties were present at the ceremony to commemorate 100 years since the battle of Vimy Ridge. Very touching.

Nadine S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2017

Loved this tour. Learnt so much and such beautiful countryside. Great ending with the Last Post.

Robert M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2017

Really good and moving tour. British and commonwealth cemeteries and memorials , a German cemetery, Belgian trenches, finishing with the last post at the Menin Gate. Really knowledgeable guide. I thought I knew quite a bit about the First World War, but I learnt a lot about what happened in Belgium. A full day with a late finish, but well worth it.

Mhairi L C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2017

Very informative tour.

Francisco E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2016

Very thorough tour, highlighting the major memorials and cemeteries of Flanders. Commentary was informative but not overwhelming. The final visit to experience the Menin Gate Buglers Ceremony was very moving. Would highly recommend.

David T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2016

A very organised trip . The guide was informed and the trip could not be better organised

Paul D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2016

Dietrich was a truly excellent guide full of relevant information without giving bias in any way. We were always armed with the appropriate facts and details prior to arriving at our stops. We saw cemeteries for both the Germans and the Allies. Canadians, British, Australians and New Zealanders were all commemorated in a variety of ways-be it monuments, cemeteries or memorials. We saw original bunkers and trenches, as well as a wonderful modern museum at Ypres.
Dietrich explained about battles-how and why they were fought and whether they were successful or catastrophic in outcome. He included the terrain and other relevant information about the land in local areas. He never sounded bored or monotone, despite probably doing the same tour many times by now. He was passionate about the history and linked everything up for us in a logical way.
Lunch was included and plenty of time to organise our own dinner before the Last Post ceremony at Menin Gate. A long, but very informative and emotional day for all who embarked on this pilgrimage.

Peter W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2016

An excellent tour of the World War One battlefields.
We were collected from the Crown Plaza Hotel in Bruges and taken to meet our tour bus coming from Brussels.
Our tour guide was Johann and he was very knowledgeable regarding the history of the various battlefields that we visited.We were so lucky to have him as our guide and I would recommend him to anyone considering this tour.

Linda H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2016

So much history and interesting sights packed into one day. Very educational and emotional but still a lot of fun! Worth wile day!

Miriam O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2016

This tour couldn and #39;t have been better. pick up was on time. Our guide was extremely helpful and informative. It was a long day but the tour was well worth doing although extremely sad.

Jacquelyn F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2016

There was so much to see and do! We definitely could have spent more time at some of the sites; however, it is understandable that we couldn and #39;t spend more time or else we wouldn and #39;t have seen all the sites we did see. The guide was really good and knowledgable

kim t

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2016

Brilliant tour very eye opening to us who didn't really understand the war. Our guide was very knowledgeable but did drag on a bit sometimes making it a bit hard to follow. Had no idea there were so many cemeteries around the area, very emotional ending at the Menin Gate for the Last Post service, just brilliant.

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