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2 day Australian WW1 battlefield tour in Flanders the Somme from Bruges or Ypres

The first day you will stand in Fromelles, visit the museum and the Pheasant Wood cemetery, go to VC Corner Cemetery and the Australian Memorial Park. You will see one of the mine craters of Messines, Hill 60, Polygoon Wood and Tyne Cot Cy. in Passendale. That night you will attend the Last Post at the Menin Gate in Ypres.

The second day will put the focus on the Somme, Villers Bretonneux Adelaide Cy, the Memorial, Le Hamel where General Monash will use new tactics and Pozières and its Windmill and Moo Cow Farm. You will end the day at Bullecourt in the museum and the Australian Memorial Park.

per adult from

$924

AUD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Local taxes
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Hotel pickup
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of the Battle of Fromelles
    • Entry/Admission - Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Hotel
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Museum of the Battle of Fromelles, Rue de la Basse Ville, 59249 Fromelles France

    You will see the Pheasant Wood and the place where the 250 soldiers were found, stand in the newly built cemetery. You will have a look at the museum.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Australian Memorial Park, Rue delval, Fromelles France

    You will visit the park, see the German and Australian lines, no man's land

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: VC Corner Australian Cemetery, 91 rue Delval Next to the Australian Memorial Park, 59249 Fromelles France

    You will stand at the cemetery, it is the only exclusive Australian Cemetery iin France

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Messines Ridge, N314, Mesen 8957 Belgium

    You will see the ridge captures by Australians, New Zealanders, British and Irish troops in June 1917.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hill 60, Zwarteleenstraat 36-40, Ieper (Ypres) 8902 Belgium

    You will walk on the hill, see the Caterpillar Min Crater and the memorial dedicated to the 1st Australian Tunneling Company.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Polygon Wood Cemetery, 8980 Zonnebeke, Belgium

    you will see the memorial dedicated to the 5th Australian Division, the New Zealand Memorial. This is also the place where there is a Dawn Service on ANZAC Day.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917, Ieperstraat 5, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium

    The very best WW1 museum in Belgium.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Tynecotstraat, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium

    The largest CWGC's cemetery in the world

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Menin Gate Memorial, Menenstraat Poort gebouw, Ieper (Ypres) 8900 Belgium

    You will see Ypres, the Cloth Hall and the main square. You will participate at the daily act of remebrance under the Menin Gate.

    After this service I will bring you back at your hotel

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Australian National Memorial near Villers-Bretonneux, Route de Villers Bretonneux, 80800 Fouilloy, France

    Leaving your hotel towards Villers-Bretonneux, you will see the Memorial and the Cemetery

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sir John Monash Centre, Route de Villers Bretonneux Memorial national australien, 80800 Fouilloy France

    You will spend an hour and a half visiting this new very informative center.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: École Victoria, 9 Rue Victoria, 80800 Villers-Bretonneux, France

    See the school rebuilt with the help of Australian school childeren.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Australian Corps Memorial, chemin de 80340, 4 Chemin de Sailly Laurette, 80340 Le Hamel, France

    You will stand near that Memorial on the German lines and will see from where the troops commanded by Sir John Monash attacked on 4 July 1918.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Lochnagar Crater, Route de la Grande Mine, 80300 Ovillers-la-Boisselle France

    See the crater created by detonating a underground mine on 1 July 1916.

    Having Lunch in the area

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pozieres Memorial, 80300 Pozieres France

    At Pozières you will see the Memorial dedicated to the 1st Australian Division, the MooCow Farm Memorial and the Wind Mill Memorial.

    Driving back towards your hotel

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    I will pick you up at your hotel in Ypres or in Bruges
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Vehicles are cleaned and sanitized after every tour.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Ploegsteert Sector Battlefield Experience

Activity ID: V-10604P25

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