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Discover the Battlefields

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Discover the Battlefields

5 Day Coach Holidays - 5% Discount,

Prices from only £351

The World War I battles shaped the 20th century and its monuments bear testament to those who paid the ultimate price for peace. Pay respects at the war memorials and battlefields which evoke such poignant memories in the centenary year of the outbreak of the Great War.

To book this World War I Battlefields tour Discover the Battlefields staying at the at the Hotel des Acacias, Neuville-en-Ferrain with Shearings call them direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote the Travel 55 discount code S9990 to receive the 5% discount.    

It’s never been more important to book with an operator you can trust. Your Shearings holidaywill be fully protected by our membership of ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents). Travel by coach and you’re also protected by the Bonded Coach Holidays protection scheme, and air holidays are protected by our ATOL licence.

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£335 per person

offer ends 14th May

"Discover More This Summer" Save up to £335pp on all UK & European holidays when quoting DBE714D (this is in addition to the usual 5% discount)

Discover the Battlefields

Save up to 

£335 per person

offer ends 14th May

"Discover More This Summer" Save up to £335pp on all UK & European holidays when quoting DBE714D (this is in addition to the usual 5% discount)

Your Tour Itinerary - Discover the Battlefields

Your Tour Itinerary - Discover the Battlefields

Day 1 UK to Neuville-en-Ferrain

To Calais then on to our hotel near Lille. ( D )

Day 2 Flanders Battlefields

With our expert battlefi elds guide we gain an insight into the Flanders battlefi elds. ( B,D )

Day 3 Somme Battlefields

Today we explore the Somme battlefi elds with our expert battlefi elds guide. ( B,D )

Day 4 Ypres & the Last Post

A day at leisure. Following dinner we travel to Ypres for the moving Last Post ceremony. ( B,D )

Day 5 Neuville-en-Ferrain to UK

To Calais, back to the UK and then home. ( B )

Departure Dates & Prices 2017 - Tour Code ECFRHBD

Departure Dates & Prices 2017 - Tour Code ECFRHBD

Shearings Brochure Price in Black

Travel 55 Discount Price in Red

Tel Shearings Reservations on 0844 824 3535 and quote Travel 55 Ref: S9990 + Tour Code

Dates

Prices

Dates

Prices

April 16*

£369
£351

July 9

£389
£370

April 30

£379
£361

July 23

£389
£370

May 7

£389
£370

August 13

£389
£370

May 28

£389
£370

September 10

£389
£370

June 4

£389
£370

September 17

£389
£370

July 25

£389
£370

October 8*

£389
£370

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a standard room. * Tour available from departure code Y.

  • Hol. Code: ECFRHBD
  • Dep. Code: X
  • 4 nights half-board
  • 3 included excursions
  • Departs: Sunday
  • Single room supplement £104
Great deals for group bookings

Great deals for group bookings

Take your group on one of Shearings holidays for an unforgettable experience. Take advantage of FREE places on many tours for groups of more than 20, with up to four free places for groups of over 40. 

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All holidays are subject to availability. The holiday price may be subject to change and will be confirmed at the time of booking. Discount is not available on tours of less than 5 days or self-drive. Supplements for holidays by air may apply. All holidays subject to Shearings Terms and Conditions

Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Shearings Holidays

Discover the Battlefields

5 Day Coach Holidays - 5% Discount,

Prices from only £351

The World War I battles shaped the 20th century and its monuments bear testament to those who paid the ultimate price for peace. Pay respects at the war memorials and battlefields which evoke such poignant memories in the centenary year of the outbreak of the Great War.

To book this World War I Battlefields tour Discover the Battlefields staying at the at the Hotel des Acacias, Neuville-en-Ferrain with Shearings call them direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote the Travel 55 discount code S9990 to receive the 5% discount.    

It’s never been more important to book with an operator you can trust. Your Shearings holidaywill be fully protected by our membership of ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents). Travel by coach and you’re also protected by the Bonded Coach Holidays protection scheme, and air holidays are protected by our ATOL licence.

Travel 55 offer you 5% discount on Shearings holidays and tours. To book, call Shearings direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote S9990 for the Travel 55 discount price. 

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Holiday Highlights

Holiday Highlights

  • Benefit from the services of a knowledgeable Battlefi elds Guide
  • Guided tour of the Flanders and Somme battlefields
  • Experience the Last Post at Ypres’ Menin Gate
Included Excursions

Included Excursions

Full day: Ypres area

We visit key sites of the Ypres battlefi elds area including Tyne Cot cemetary and Essex Farm cemetary, where John McCrae wrote his famous poem. On to the Flanders Field Museum, situated in the Cloth Hall of Ypres.

Full day: Somme area

With our expert guide we visit Vimy Ridge, the Canadian Memorial Park and Beaumont Hamel Memorial Park. Then its on to the Historial Museum at Peronne.

Evening Last Post

We visit Ypres, home to the Menin Gate, where each evening the Last Post is sounded.

Stay at the Hotel Des Acacias, Neuville-en-Ferrain

Stay at the Hotel Des Acacias, Neuville-en-Ferrain

The Hotel des Acacias is set in a quiet location in the small town of Neuville-en- Ferrain in the ‘French Flanders’. A warm and friendly welcome along with modern, renovated rooms will ensure a pleasant stay.

  • All bedrooms have satellite TV with BBC channel, radio, phone and hairdryer
  • Lift
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Games room
  • Library
  • Coffee shop
  • Garden and terrace
  • Official three-star rating

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