Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Day 2 - Nieuport and Flanders

We start on the beach near Nieuport where the Western Front began in the sand dunes. We visit the new Yser Museum and then travel through Flanders to Hooge where we see the trenches and museums. In the afternoon we travel across the Messines Ridge for an overnight stay near Peronne. (B)

Day 3 - Somme and Chemin des Dames

Today we see the battlefields of the Somme visiting the Thiepval Memorial with its museum and visitors’ centre. We walk the trenches in Newfoundland Park and have lunch at the Ulster Tower before visiting the Chemin des Dames, then onto Reims for a two-night stay. (B)

Day 4 - Marne and Château-Thierry

We proceed to Meaux and look at the Battle of the Marne in September 1914, seeing the excellent Meaux WW1 Museum, and after lunch, follow the Old Contemptibles at La Ferte sous Jouarre, the Americans at Château- Thierry and then proceed to the battlefields around Soissons where the Second Battle of the Marne took place in 1918. (B)

Day 5 - Massiges Trenches and Meuse-Argonne

Departing Reims we visit the impressive reconstructed trench system at Massiges, where a whole battlefield has been restored to what it looked like in WW1, with an amazing system of trenches to explore. In the afternoon we look at the Meuse-Argonne Offensive involving American troops, seeing the impressive cemetery and museum at Romagne. We then travel to Nancy for an overnight stay. (B)

Day 6 - Vosages Mountains

We follow the Western Front from Nancy down into the Vosges and see the amazing trenches at Le Linge; trenches cut into rock and the scene of fierce combat on what was then German soil. We then spend two nights in the Mulhouse/Colmar area. (B)

Day 7 - The End of the Front

Today we visit the end of the Western Front at Pfetterhouse, seeing where the front lines ended
on the Swiss border and seeing some of the bunkers. After lunch in Altkirch we look at the battlefield around Hartmannsvillerkopf, where fighting took place in the Vosges mountains. (B)

Day 8 - Verdun Battlefields

We travel to Verdun, the ‘Meat-Grinder’ of WW1, and visit the impressive new museum at Fleury and also the battlefield around Douaumont. We stay overnight in the Reims area. (B)

Day 9

Return home. (B)

Included Meals: B = Breakfast

Silver Service Departure Dates and Prices 2019/20: Tour Code 9FWFV

To book, call Leger Reservations on 01709 786 554 or email Leger and quote T55 plus tour code

Silver Service Tour Code: 9FWFV
May 30 - 2020
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 at extra cost; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement £299. 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 its website

Leger Holidays
Western Front End to End

Coach Tours 9 Days

Specialist Battlefield Guide On Every Tour. Prices from only £999

For the final year of the WW1 Centenary Leger are pleased to announce the return of this popular tour from 2014 in a new amended version, where we take a unique journey along the whole length of the Western Front, starting on the Belgian coast and reaching the far end on the border with Switzerland

Book this battlefield tour direct with Leger Holidays on 01709 786 554 and quote the Travel 55 code T55. 

To book with Leger call them direct on 01709 786 554 or contact them by email. When booking quote code T55.

Key visits

  • Yser Museum
  • Thiepval Memorial
  • Meaux Museum
  • Massiges Trenches
  • Meuse-Argonne Cemetery
  • Le Linge Trenches
  • Hartmannsvillerkopf
  • Verdun battlefield

Tour Includes

  • 8 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Battlefield visits as described
  • Free local joining points

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Your Hotels

You will stay for one night in Belgium, followed by one night near Peronne then two nights in the Reims area. We also stay for one night in the Nancy area, and two nights in the Colmar/Mulhouse area before our final night in the Reims area. All hotels will be minimum 3-star hotels.

Silver Service Coach...

✓  Specially-designed reclining seats, with leather headrests, footrests and more legroom than
executive coaches.
✓  Onboard climate control will ensure the temperature remains comfortable throughout your journey.
✓  Socialise and relax in the spacious rear lounge. 

✓ Servery on board offering a range of refreshments.
✓ Personal tables.
✓ Porterage at most hotels.
✓ The option to pay for your optional excursions using a GBP credit or debit card during your tour.

✓ Time flies with our onboard entertainment system.
✓ With free personal headphones you can tune into the music channel, listen to the radio or watch DVDs.

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