The Great War Remembered

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The Great War Remembered

Iconic battlefield locations with expert local guide

5 Days

Departing Fridays 1st June & 5th October 2018



£694 – June

£ 634 – October


The largest battle of the Western Front where over one million soldiers were wounded or made the ultimate sacrifice in 1916. We visit the key sites, locations, memorials and cemeteries of the battlefields. We uncover fascinating insights and stories on this moving tour  of remembrance in the company of our local expert historian.


Price includes:

  • Return flights from Belfast City Airport to London Heathrow with Aer Lingus
  • Airport taxes and security charges
  • 1 piece of checked 20kg baggage
  • Executive coaching for the duration of your tour
  • Cross channel ferry, Dover – Calais
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in 3* Ibis Arras Centre
  • Buffet breakfast
  • A dinner in a local restaurant in Ypes
  • Visits and entrances to the museums and places of interest as described
  • Services of an accompanying experienced Travel Solutions tour manager



  • Single Supplement – £190 per person


Flight times (correct at time of print)

Outward: 8:45 am – arrive 10:15 am

Return: 7:20 pm – arrive 8:40 pm


A valid EU member state passport is required for this tour


Day 1:

Check-in at Belfast City Airport for our flight to London Heathrow where we board our coach and travel to Dover for a ferry crossing to Calais and on to our hotel in Arras, France


Day 2:

This morning we have some free time to discover our surrounds. Our hotel is located in the centre with many restaurants, bars, shops and impresive Grand Place. In the afternoon we meet our local expert for a tour of Vimy Ridge battlefield and trenches where 60,000 Canadians lost their lives.


Day 3:
Today we depart for a full day tour including The Irish Pace Tower, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Essex Farm and site of the famous Christmas Truce. We explore Ypes at leisure before visiting the Passchendaele Memorial Museum. After an early dinner organised in a local restaurant we attend The Last Post Ceremony at The Menin Gate Memorial to the missing.


Day 4:

After breakfast we visit The Ulster Tower, a memorial to the Officers and Men of the 36th (Ulster) Division – a replica of Helen’s Tower in Co. Down and first official memorial to be erected on the Western Front. Other sites include The Thiepval Memorial and Lochnagar Crater.


Day 5:
After checking out, we travel back to London Heathrow via Calais and Dover for our return flight to Belfast.

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Departures between 1 Jun 2018 and 5 Oct 2018

Adult prices from £634

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