The Great War Remembered

Tour Details

The Great War Remembered

Iconic battlefield locations with expect local guide

5 Days

Departing Fridays 1st June & 5th October 2018

 

From

£694 – June

£ 634 – October

 

The Largest battle of WW1 on the western front where more than one million men and women were wounded or made the ultimate sacrifice in 1916. We visit the key sites, locations, memorials and cemeteries of the battlefields of France and uncover fascinating insights and stories on this moving tour of rememberance in the company of our local expert historian

 

Price includes:

  • Return flights from Belfast International Airport to London Heathrow with Aer Lingus
  • Airport taxes and security charges
  •  piece of checked 20kg baggage
  • Executive coaching for the duration of your tour
  • Cross channel ferry, Dover – Calais
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in 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
  • Serives of an accompanying experienced Travel Solutions tour manager

 

Supplements:

  • 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

Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1:
Check-in at Belfast International Airport for our flight to London Heathrow where we board our coach and travel to Dover for a ferry crossing to Calaisand 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 ocal 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 and 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 Toweer 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 International.



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Departures between 1 Jun 2018 and 5 Oct 2018

Adult prices from £634

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