4 Day Coach Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach then onwards to Belgium or northern France for a three-night stay.

Day 2 - Ypres and Passchendaele

The tour starts in Flanders around the Belgian city of Ypres. Here, one in three of Britain’s Western Front dead fell by 1918 and it has been a place of pilgrimage ever since. We begin by looking at the commemoration of Britain’s dead at Tyne Cot Cemetery, the largest British war cemetery in the world, taking time to also see the visitors’ centre. At Vancouver Corner we examine the use of gas in the trenches and see the moving ‘Brooding Soldier’ memorial to the Canadians who defended Ypres in 1915 and at Langemarck German Cemetery we see how Germany commemorated her dead and look at the story of ‘Fritz’ on the other side of No Man’s Land. After lunch at Hooge, we visit the preserved trenches at Sanctuary Wood Trench Museum, some of the last original WW1 trenches still surviving in Flanders together with an amazing collection of relics and stereoscopic photos. We then travel down the Messines Ridge to Ploegsteert to see the Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing. Our day ends in Ypres where we attend the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial, held at 8pm each evening. (B)

Day 3 - The Somme

The Battle of the Somme began on a summer’s day in July 1916 and ended in a snowstorm four and a half months later. It was a battle of contrasts from the blackest day when 57,000 became casualties to the first use of tanks and the change in approach to fighting on the Western Front. We look at all these stories and start our tour at Peronne where we visit the excellent Historial de la Grande Guerre museum which helps to put into context not just our Somme day, but the whole tour. We then see the Lochnagar Mine Crater at La Boisselle, the largest British mine crater surviving on the battlefields. After lunch we see the trenches in the Newfoundland Park and then take time to visit the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing and see the new Somme Museum here. (B)

Day 4

Return home. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast

4 Day Tour Departure Dates and Prices 2020/21

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

Executive coach: tour code ref 4BWF
Dates Prices Dates

Prices

March 27 - 2020
£319 August 21 £369
April 10* £349 September 11
£369
May 22 £369 September 24
£349
June 19 £369 October 2
£349
July 17 £369 March 26 - 2021
£329
August 7* £369 April 16 £359
August 14* £349 May 21 £379
Silver Service coach: tour code ref 4BWFV
Dates Prices Dates Prices
March 5 - 2020 £389 October 22*

£429

March 27

£399

October 29

£429

April 3
£415 March 4 - 2021 £399
April 10*
£429 April 2* £429
April 17

£429

April 23 £449
April 24 £429

Luxuria coach : tour code ref 4BWFX

Dates Prices Dates Prices
March 19 - 2020
£449 March 18 - 2021 £469
Young Adults Discount Save 50% (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 are at extra cost; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement £99 (4 days), £119 (5 days), £139 (5 days Novotel Ypres). 
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

5 Day Coach Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach then onwards to Belgium or northern France for a four-night stay.

Day 2 - Ypres and Passchendaele

As per day 2 of the 4-day itinerary. (B)

Day 3 - The Somme

As per day 3 of the 4-day itinerary. (B)

Day 4 - Arras and Vimy Ridge

We spend a day in northern France visiting the ‘Forgotten Front’ between Flanders and the Somme.
Starting on the Loos Battlefield, the scene of the first major British offensive of WW1, we see where the fighting took place and also the Loos Memorial and Dud Corner Cemetery. We then visit the excellent new Lens 14-18 Museum which explains the rich history of this region. After lunch in Arras we look at life beneath the Western Front in the Wellington Quarries, going underground to see where thousands sheltered on the eve of battle. At the Arras Memorial we pay our respects to the Missing and see the Air Services Memorial to those who died above the battlefield in WW1 and end our day with a visit to the stunning Vimy Ridge memorial at Hill 145 to examine the attack by Canadian forces here in April 1917. (B)

Day 5

Return home.B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast

5 Day Tour Departure Dates and Prices 2020/21

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

Executive coach: tour code ref 5BWF
Dates Prices Dates

Prices

March 23 - 2020

£419

September 28

£449

April 20

£439

October 19*

£439

May 25

£449

March 22 - 2021

£439

July 13

£449

April 19

£459

August 17* £449 May 24 £469
Silver Service coach: tour code ref 5BWFV

Dates

Prices

Dates

Prices

March 2 - 2020

£469

August 10*

£519

March 23

£499

September 21

£519

April 6

£519

October 5

£499

April 13*
£519 October 26* £479
April 20

£519

March 1 - 2021
£489
May 18

£539

March 22
£519
May 25

£519

April 5*
£539
June 8

£519

April 26 £539
June 22 £519
May 17
£559
July 6 £519 June 21 £539

Silver Service coach and Novotel Ypres : tour code ref 5BWFHV

Dates Prices Dates Prices
May 18 - 2020 £599 October 12 £599
July 6 £599
May 17 - 2021 £599
August 10 £599
July 5
£619
September 7 £599

Luxuria coach : tour code ref 5BWFX

Dates Prices Dates Prices
March 30 - 2020 £589 August 24 £599
April 27
£599 October  26*
£589
June 1 £599 March 29 - 2021 £599
June 15 £599 April 26 £619
July 6
£599 May 31
£619
Young Adults Discount Save 50% (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 are at extra cost; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement £99 (4 days), £119 (5 days), £139 (5 days Novotel Ypres).
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
All Quiet On The Western Front

Coach Tours 4 or 5 Days

2020/21 prices from £319

Join Leger Holidays on this tour of the major battlefields, cemeteries and monuments to the missing on the Western Front. Choose from either a 4 or 5 day tour by coach and discover the harrowing stories of the destruction, bravery and sacrifice of the famous battles of the Somme and Ypres Salient.

All battlefield tours are accompanied by an expert guide, so you can be assured of not just learning about the how and why, but also some of the personnal stories too.

Discover the stories, tragedy and bravery of the First World War Battlefields of the Somme and Flanders. 

Book this All Quiet On The Western Front 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.

What's Included

  • 3 or 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Battlefield Guide
  • Battlefield visits as described
  • Free local joining points

Key visits

  • Tyne Cot Cemetery
  • Menin Gate
  • Ypres
  • Ploegsteert Memorial
  • Last Post Ceremony
  • Thiepval Memorial

Your Hotels

Executive coach

Executive coach departures will stay for three or four nights at the 4-star Horizon Ath-Lessines, near Ghislenghien, or similar.
The hotel has a bar and lift.

Silver Service and Luxuria

Departures will stay for three or four nights at the 4-star Hotel Alize in Mouscron. The hotel does not have a restaurant, but snacks are available from the bar. There are also a number of restaurants and bars nearby. The hotel has a lift. On all departures, when demand is high other hotels of a similar 3 and 4-star standard may be used, such as the 3-star Hotel Des Acacias Lille Tourcoing in Neuville-en-Ferrain, 4-star Hotel Horizon Ath-Lessines and the 4-star Mercure Lille Airport.

Stay in Central Ypres

On selected dates you can choose to stay in central Ypres, just a few hundred yards from the Menin Gate at the 3-star Novotel Ypres Centrum. The hotel has a lift, bar and restaurant (Tour ref 5BWFHV).

All Quiet on the Western Front

Visit the major WW1 battlefields of Flanders and France on this ideal introductory battlefield tour visiting Ypres, The Somme and Menin Gate.

Menin Gate

Trenches

Poppy Fields

Silver Service Coach...

Comfort...
✓  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. 

Convenience...
✓ 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.

Entertainment...
✓ 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.

Take a look at a Silver Service coach

Luxuria Coach

Inside and out, Luxuria coaches are stylish and elegant. Only Leger Holidays can offer you the very best in luxury coach travel and we always strive to ensure that our customers have the perfect Leger Holidays experience.

The ultimate level of comfort when taking an escorted touring holiday -

Comfort...

✓ Deluxe armchair-style seats with adjustable head rests, central arm rests with cup holders and retractable calf rests give you a more comfortable journey.

✓ As part of Luxuria’s unique layout there will be up to 5 individual seats available, likely to be very popular with single travellers and those who enjoy their own personal space.

Convenience...

✓ U.K. plug sockets and USB points at each seat mean you can keep your devices fully charged at all times.

Entertainment...

✓ Every seat has its own, fully interactive, touch screen T.V. offering a wide choice of entertainment so you can control what you want to watch and when

Take a look at a Luxuria coach

WWI Cemetary


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