4 Days by Coach Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Local departure by coach, then to Ypres in Belgium for a three-night stay

Day 2 - Flanders Fields Museum; Ypres

We start our tour at the In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres. We then walk down to the Menin Gate and see the Ramparts of Ypres. After lunch at Hooge we visit Yorkshire Trench, and then see where the ‘Last Fighting Tommy’ Harry Patch, fought in 1917, seeing his memorial. At Langemarck we look at the German dead in Flanders and contrast this with a visit to Tyne Cot; the largest British Cemetery in the world. We end the day at Frezenberg and the Scottish Memorial. B.

Day 3 - Passchendaele; Messines Ridge

Today, we start at Hill 60, with evidence of the ‘underground war’ and then visit the Passchendaele Museum with its system of re-created trenches. After lunch, we travel to the Messines Ridge, visiting the preserved craters at St. Eloi and Spanbroekmoelen. At Bayernwald we see a German trench system, and in Messines we visit the smallest British cemeteries in Flanders, before looking at the story of the Christmas Truce. We end on Kemmel Hill, overlooking Flanders. B

Day 4

Return home. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast

Tour Departure Dates and Prices 2018/2019

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

Executive coach: tour code ref 4BFY
May 25 2018
Aujgust 24 2018
July 20 2018
September 14 2018
Silver Service coach: tour code ref 4BFYV
April 6 2018
April 5 2019
October 25 2018
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; travel insurance essential, call for details; single room supplement £109. 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
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Leger Holidays
Flanders Fields – Britain’s Bastion On the Western Front

Coach Tours 4 Days

Specialist Battlefield Guide On Every Tour. Prices From Only £379

This Flanders Field battle tour, is based for three nights in the centre of Ypres and covers the ground around Ypres, the main British battlefront in the First World War. Four major battles were fought here and more than 250,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers perished; roughly one in four of those who died in WWI. 

Join Leger on this fascinating tour as they discover some of the key battle sites in Flanders and visit some of the newly opened museums in the area. Each evening, you can also attend the moving ‘Last Post Ceremony’ in Ypres. 

Book this Flanders Fields – Britain’s Bastion On the Western Front battlefield tour direct with Leger Holidays on 01709 786 554 and quote the Travel 55 code T55.

Specialist Battlefield Guide on every tour.

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

Key visits

  • Flanders Field Museum
  • Tyne Cot
  • Menin Gate
  • Hill 60
  • Ploegsteert Memorial

Your Hotel

You will stay for three nights at the 3-star Novotel in the centre of Ypres, near the Menin Gate and the market place. The hotel has a lift, bar, and restaurant.

What's Included

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

View Joining Points

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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