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Battlefield Tours

Pay your respects to the fallen heroes of World War I and II on a Great Rail Journeys Battlefields Tour. Our superb battlefields tours take you to visit some of the most moving memorials and museums across Europe, including the region of Flanders which has some of the most poignant cemeteries and former military hospitals. Our Battlefields of Flanders tour is escorted by a professional Tour Manager with specialist battlefields knowledge.

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The Battlefields of Flanders 2014The Last Post at Menin Gate, Ypres

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Visit some of Europe's most fascinating and moving memorials and museums on this exceptional World War I themed tour to Flanders, staying in Ypres, just a short walk from the Menin Gate.

Arras & the Somme Battlefields 2014Arras & the Somme Battlefields

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From our base in delightful Arras, we explore the World War I battlefield sites and moving memorials in the Somme, discover how Arras was restored to its former glory and ride the P'tit Train historic military railway.

Lille, Flanders & the Somme 2014Lille, Flanders & the Somme

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A short rail journey to Lille takes us close to the Battlefields of Ypres and the Somme, which we explore either side of a guided tour of the fascinating city of Lille, which includes a 'gourmet' beer and waffle tasting.

Remembrance Day in Flanders 2014Remembrance Day in Flanders

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On this fascinating tour to Bruges, we commemorate Remembrance Day in the city of Ypres. We watch the Poppy Parade and witness a special Last Post ceremony before attending a Commemoration Concert.

Bruges & the Battlefields of Ypres 2014Bruges & the Battlefields of Ypres

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Enjoy fabulous Bruges, with its perfectly preserved centre and myriad of attractive waterways, and explore the historic Ypres area on a guided tour of the preserved trenches and cemeteries of Flanders.

Amiens & the Somme Battlefields 2014Amiens & the Battlefields of the Somme

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This insightful tour revisits some of the most important sites of the First World War - the battlefields and villages of the Somme. From pretty Amiens we discover trenches, a crater, a museum and a military railway.

Luxembourg, Verdun & The Moselle 2014Luxembourg, Verdun & The Moselle

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Discover the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg on this enchanting tour, during which we explore its historic capital and beautiful villages, visit nearby Trier and the moving Battlefields of Verdun.

Armistice Commemorations from Lille 2014Armistice Commemorations from Lille

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A memorable tour to visit the moving battlefield sites and cemeteries in Flanders and the Somme, followed by the poignant experience of the Armistice Day memorials in the historic town of Ypres.

Battlefields from the Hermitage 2014Battlefields from the Hermitage

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From our elegant 5-star hotel in the heart of Lille, we visit some of the poignant battlefields and memorials in Flanders and the Somme, regions which saw some of the fiercest battles in World War I.

Battlefields of Ypres & the Somme 2014Battlefields of Ypres & the Somme

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Discover the Western Front of the First World War on this moving tour to Ypres and the Somme. We discover the many landmarks, memorials and museums dedicated to those who sacrificed their lives in the conflict.

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On our Battlefields Tours, you can visit restored and recreated World War I trenches; trenches which marked the front line of fighting for some of the fiercest battles the world has ever witnessed. Our battlefields tours include Ypres, a city devastated by conflicts in the first half of the 20th century. No battlefields tour to Ypres would be complete without a visit to the Menin Gate to witness the Last Post Ceremony. Set in the Belgian region of Flanders, Ypres has been completely restored - a painstaking process which has returned the city to its pre-war state.

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