Your Tour Itinerary - Discover the Battlefields
Day 1: UK to Neuville-en-Ferrain
On day one, we’ll journey from the UK to Neuville-en-Ferrain via Calais, and will travel to the Hotel des Acacias for our four-night stay. (D)
Day 2 to 4: WWI Battlefields
With our expert battlefields guide we gain an insight into the Flanders battlefi elds. The Passchendaele battlefi eld was a ridge to the east of Ypres, and the battles that followed were some of the worst in the area. Today we are accompanied by an expert battlefields guide who will give us an insight into events that took place in the Flanders area. We will visit Ypres and spend time in the superb In Flanders Fields Museum.
We will also spend a day on The Somme Battlefi elds visiting sights such as Thiepval Memorial, Vimy Ridge and the Historial Museum in Peronne amongst others.
You will have the option of visiting the moving Passchendaele Museum and the Dugout and Trenches Experience. In the evening we will head back to Ypres to watch the Last Post at Menin Gate, performed each night at 8pm. (B,D)
Day 5: Neuville-en-Ferrain to UK
As our battlefield tour draws to a close, it’s time to return home. We’ll travel back to the UK via Calais, and will then journey home. (B)
Departure dates & prices 2020 Battlefields of the Somme - 5% discount on all dates
Shearings brochure price in Black from £349
Travel 55 discount price in Red from £332
Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535 and quote Travel 55 ref: S9990 + tour code ECFRHBD
The prices quoted here are based on Shearings lead in prices and will fluctuate as and when departure dates are taken up. For the latest up to date prices check with Shearings when you book. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code S9990 to receive your 5% discount. Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535.
|Travelling by coach departure dates and prices.
||May 17, 31
5 Days by Coach: Hol. Code: ECFRHBD | Dep. Code: X
• 4 nights half board
• 3 included excursions
• Departs: Sunday
Single room supplement £124
|Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a standard room. B,D: breakfast & dinner. * Tour available from departure code Y.
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