Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach then to our hotel in Belgium for a four night stay.

Day 2

Walk 1: We start with two short battlefield walks at Quatre Bras and Ligny, examining the vital opening shots to the Waterloo Campaign. After lunch we visit the Wellington Museum in Waterloo and see the memorials to fallen officers in St. Joseph’s Church..

Walk 2: We then walk across the battlefield to Frischermount and Papelotte. Later, we walk across Wellington’s left flank and end the day at La Haye Sainte. (B)

Day 3

Walk 3: We walk the right flank seeing where the French cavalry charged the British squares and Napoleon’s Imperial Guard were repulsed. At the new Lion Mound Centre you will see the new museum. Following lunch you visit the recently restored Hougoumont Farm, now a museum..

Walk 4: We then walk the battlefield to La Belle Alliance, looking at the battlefield from the French perspective ending at Le Caillou, Napoleon’s General Headquarters (B)

Day 4

We visit the Brussels War Museum.

Walk 5: We then walk the battlefield at Wavre, where the Prussians clashed with French Marshal Grouchy’s men. After visiting the impressive private Napoleonic war museum at Ligny we go to Plancenoit, where the Young Guard fought the Prussians. We end at the Wounded Eagle memorial looking at the allied rout of Napoleon’s army. (B)

Day 5

Return home. (B)

Included Meals: B = Breakfast

Silver Service Coach Tour Departure Dates and Prices 2019/20 : Tour Code 5BWTV

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

Dates
Prices
Dates
Prices
July 22 - 2019
£519 June 8 - 2020 £539
August 26 - 2019
£519
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 £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 its website

Walking the Battlefields

Leger's popular guided battlefield walking tours created by head guide, Paul Reed, are a great way to get close to ground and experience the ‘lay of the land’ as well as visiting the memorials and cemeteries along the way.

Led by their expert guides, the walks are two to four hours long, with plenty of stops along the way where you will hear stories of the valour and sacrifices made and see at first-hand what the combattants faced. They are suitable for anyone with a basic level of fitness.

Leger Holidays
Walking the Waterloo Battlefields

Coach Tours 5 Days

Specialist Battlefield Guide On Every Tour. Prices From Only £519

In 1814, twenty five years of war finally came to an end with the surrender of the Emperor Napoleon following his defeat by Wellington and his alies at the Battle of Waterloo and was followed by Napoleans banishment to the Mediterranean island of Elba. With this Leger 5 day coach tour you will be accompanied by a specilst battlefield guide. Walk the ground at Waterloo where the French cavalry led by Emperor Napolean charged British squares and learn of the heroic actions by soldiers on all sides.

Book this Walking the Waterloo Battlefields tour direct with Leger Holidays call 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

  • Wellington Museum
  • Lion Mound
  • Brussels War Museum

What's Included

  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Historical Guide
  • Battlefield visits as described
  • Free local joining points
  • 5 Battlefield walks, each approximately 2 to 4 hours

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Your Hotel

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Mercure Brussels Airport. 

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.

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