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Over to Calais, then on to our hotel in Bruges - the Novotel Bruges Centrum.
With our expert guide, we will visit key sites of the Flanders battlefields area, as well as visiting the Passchendaele Memorial Museum. (B,D)
Today we will continue our tour of Flanders’ key battlefields, before we make our way to Ypres. This town is perhaps best known as the site of many dramatic First World War battles, and where countless British soldiers fought and died. Enjoy a visit to the In Flanders’ Fields Museum, situated in the cloth Hall of Ypres, with many interesting exhibits. From Ypres you can explore further on our optional excursion to the Hooge Crater. After dinner in a local restaurant this evening, we attend the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate, placed in honour of those who perished with no known graves. (B,D)
Today we explore the city of Bruges, where you can enjoy free time exploring the delights of this charming city. This afternoon from Bruges you can choose to join our optional excursion to Sluis over the Dutch border. (B,D)
We retrace our steps back to Calais today, and then return home. (B)
Shearings brochure price in Black from £423
Travel 55 discount price in Red from £402
Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535 and quote Travel 55 ref: S9990 + tour code ECFEBAC
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.
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5 Days by Coach: Hol. Code: ECBEBAC | Dep. Code: X
Single room supplement £169
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|Prices shown are person based on two people sharing a standard room. * Tour available from departure code Y.|
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Combine a break in Bruges with a visit to historic Flanders, where opposing troops fought along a series of trenches during World War I. Visit the In Flanders Field Museum to gain an insight into the ‘War To End All Wars’.
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Full day: Flanders
Discover the poignant history of the Flanders region with our guide as we visit the Passchendaele Memorial Museum and cemeteries including Essex Farm, Langemarck and Lissjenthoek. We also have time in Ypres and Popperinge.
Full day: Flanders and Last Post
Today we visit Tyne Cot cemetery and the In Flanders Field Museum, before heading to Ypres for dinner this evening locally, before the Last Post ceremony.
Full day: Bruges
Enjoy a day at leisure to discover the beautiful city of Bruges. Enjoy excellent museums such as Historium or wander the beautiful cobbled streets and view the fantastic architecture. Why not see Bruges from a different perspective on a canal cruise?
Well-located within walking distance of the city’s main sights and attractions.