Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach, then to Peronne for a four-nightstayatthe3-starIbisStylesPeronne-Assevillers.

Day 2 - First Day of the Somme

We begin at Gommecourt, then see where the Northern Pals battalions fought at Serre, walking up to the Sheffield Memorial Park. Following lunch, we look at the Beaumont-Hamel battlefield, seeing the Sunken Lane and Hawthorn Ridge. We then examine the fighting for the Thiepval Ridge, visiting the Thiepval Visitors’ Centre and Thiepval Memorial. We end the day at the Leipzig Salient. B

Day 3 - La Boisselle and Mametz

Today we begin in Mash Valley at Ovillers, then move to the Lochnagar Mine crater at La Boisselle, before seeing where regiments from Yorkshire fought at Fricourt. Later, we look at the story of Devonshire Trench at Mametz. We end the day looking at the fighting at Mametz Wood involving the 38th (Welsh) Division. B

Day 4 - Delville Wood and Albert

Today we follow the course of the fighting at High Wood and Delville Wood, seeing ‘Crucifix Corner’ and Caterpillar Valley Cemetery. Lunchtime in Albert, with time to visit the Somme museum. In the afternoon, we visit Pozières, and seeing where tanks were used for the first time at Flers-Courcelette. We end the tour at the Butte de Warlencourt, now a memorial site, where the Somme battle came to a conclusion on 18th November 1916. B

Day 5

Return home. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast

Departure Dates & Prices 2017/2018

Leger Brochure Price in Black

Travel 55 Discount Price in Red

Tel: Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 and quote Travel ref: T55 and tour code

5 days by Executive coach: tour code ref 5FRS





September 4 2017


May 7 2018


5 days by Silver Service coach : tour code ref 5FRSV





April 3 2017


July 31 2017


May 1 2017


August 7 2017*


June 19 2017


August 28 2017


July 3 2017


September 11 2017


July 10 2017


October 16 2017

More 2018 dates available - call for details. Children travel for half price (aged 8-17) on dates marked *
All prices shown are per person based on two sharing a room, unless otherwise stated.
Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement £119
Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. Departure dates and joining points are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Leger Holidays Terms & 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

Leger Holidays
Remembering the Somme

Coach Tours 5 Days

Specialist Battlefield Guide On Every Tour. Prices from £418

Specialist Battlefield Guide On Every Tour. Prices from £418

The Somme is a byword for British sacrifice in the Great War; from deadly summer's day to snow which ended the fighting the Somme was a battle of contrasts and often a forgotten Victory. Learn more about this important battle in the approach to the Somme centenary.

To receive your 5% discount, book this Remembering the Somme tour direct with Leger Holidays on 01709 786 554 and quote the Travel 55 code T55.

To book with Leger and claim your 5% discount*, call them direct on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote Travel 55 code T55. *Excludes Oberammergau tours.

What's Included

  • 100s of local joining points
  • 4 nights’ accommodation with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Battlefield visits as described

Entrance to museums and places of interest (extra cost)

Meal package available to pre-book - call for details

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Your Hotel

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Ibis Styles Peronne Assevillers Hotel. The hotel has a restaurant and bar and is situated approximately 6 miles from the centre of Peronne.

Silver Service Luxury Coach ...

You’ll be delighted with your Silver Service ‘experience’ right from the moment you meet your tour coach at the port and you’re invited on board.

Sit back and relax in specially-designed, deluxe reclining seats*, with footrests and more legroom** than standard coaches. Enjoy your own reserved seat. Personal tables. Porterage† at most hotels, so you really don’t have to lift a finger. Free personal headphones, so you can enjoy the radio channels, listen to music, or watch DVDs*** Follow your journey’s progress on the satellite navigation display.

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