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Lille, Flanders & the Somme

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(Tour code: LEB19)

An emotive trip across Europe's Battlefields

A short rail journey to Lille takes us close to the Battlefields of Ypres and the Somme, two of the most infamous and iconic sites of the First World War. We also explore the fascinating city of Lille on a guided tour which includes a traditional beer and waffle tasting.

Highlights
  • Walking tour of Lille
  • Tyne Cot Cemetery
  • Langemark Cemetery
  • Ypres
  • 'In Flanders Fields' Museum
  • Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate
  • VC Corner, Fromelles
  • Thiepval Memorial and Lochnagar Crater
  • Vimy Ridge
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge

Lille, Flanders & the Somme 2019Tour Details

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Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

What’s included

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Visits to the Battlefields of Flanders, Langemark Cemetery, the 'In Flanders Fields' Museum, Tyne Cot Cemetery, and Ypres for the Last Post Ceremony
  • Excursions to The Somme including Lochnagar Crater, Thiepval Visitor Centre, Vimy Ridge and VC Corner in Fromelles
  • Guided tour of Lille

Enhancing your tour

  • Upgrade to Standard Premier Class on the Eurostar from £85 per person per journey

 

Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

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Lille, Flanders & the Somme

An emotive trip across Europe's Battlefields

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