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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. Visit the Canadian war cemetery at Neuville-Saint-Vaast and admire the Courcelette Memorial to fallen Canadian soldiers. Visit the Thiepval Memorial after lunch, then finish at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial Park.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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What You Can Expect

9 Hour Canadian WW1 Somme Battlefield Tour departing from Arras or Lille

Vimy Memorial

Customer Reviews

daboulet

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

We saw what was advertised including Vimy Ridge, Neuville Saint Vaast Canadian N2 Cemetery, Courcelette Canadian Memorial, Thiepval Memorial, and the Beaumont Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. We also stopped in front of but did not get out to walk around a number of other memorials including a memorial to one of the Australian divisions involved in the Battle of the Somme I'm pretty sure that we would have been able to walk around if we had asked. Probably my favourite location was Vimy Ridge although every stop was quite interesting in its own way. The Thiepval Memorial to the missing is really quit staggering with the 73,000 names of soldiers with no known graves.

Our guide, Claude, spoke excellent English, was quite personable and really knew his stuff. He provided in-depth descriptions of each site and was able to easily answer every question we asked. We also never felt rushed.

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