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Duration

10 Days

Departs

03 Nov, 2018

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Remembrance Day on the Western Front with Albatross Tours

Come join us on the Western Front at Villers-Bretonneux as we commemorate the sacrifice and valour of a generation who long ago fought and died so far from home.

Your specialist Battlefield Tour Manager has been specially selected as he is an expert in these regions and well versed in the path our ‘Diggers’ trod nearly a century ago. He will separate fact from fiction and bring to life the whole tragic Western Front campaign. Specially designed to visit the main battlefields, cemeteries, memorials and museums, this tour offers you a unique and personal experience.

Highlights include:

  • Absorb the full reality and tragedy of the trench warfare and gain a deeper insight into the life of the diggers, with commentary by our specialist Battlefield Tour Manager
  • All hotels located to access all the major Commemorative sights
  • Experience the Remembrance Day Commemoration service at the Australian National Memorial near Villers-Bretonneux
  • Be moved by the Last Post at the Menin Gate and visit ‘In Flanders Fields’ Museum
  • Visit the Flanders Commemorative sites including Messines, Hill 60, Polygon Wood, Essex Farm Cemetery, Tyne Cot, Toronto Avenue Cemetery, Island of Ireland Peace Park and explore Hooge Crater Cemetery and Museum
  • Visit the Somme Commemorative sites including the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux, Fromelles Memorials & Museum, Vimy Ridge, Bullecourt ‘Digger’ Memorial, Adelaide Cemetery, Australian Memorials at Pozières, the Ulster Tower Memorial, Newfoundland Memorial Park, Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, 2nd Australian Division memorial at Mont St Quentin and Australian Corps Memorial at Le Hamel
  • Visit Franco-Australian Museum at Victoria Primary School in Villers-Bretonneux & Thiepval Interpretation Centre

Inclusions:

  • Fully escorted by our highly experienced specialist Battlefield Guide Tour Manager
  • Travel in a first class air-conditioned touring coach
  • 9 nights specially selected hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast daily (B)
  • 2 lunch packs (L)
  • 6 dinners including welcome dinner & farewell dinners in Paris (D)
  • Welcome drink in Paris
  • All excursions, scenic drives, sightseeing and entrances as described
  • Extensive touring of the WWI Battlefields
  • Local guide for Bruges walking tour
  • Personal audio system whilst on tour
  • Free WiFi available on most coaches and at hotels
  • End of tour tips to Tour Manager and driver, tips for local guide
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