World War I Battlefields

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 4 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 5-99 yrs
  • max group size 40
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-29544
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Paris, France
  • Ends Paris, France
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Ypres: Tour the Ypres Salient Battlefields and hear the final salute to the fallen as the Last Post is sounded at the Menin Gate.
  • Fromelles: See the Australian cemetery, commemorating one of the darkest days in Australian military history.
  • Amiens: Enjoy a city orientation with your Travel Director and see a medieval town tastefully rebuilt after WWII.
  • Arras: Visit the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Experience to commemorate the 1.7 million Commonwealth causalities from the First and Second World Wars.
  • Vimy: Visit the Canadian National Memorial, dedicated to a battle that defined Canada as a nation, and walk among the original 100-year-old trenches.
  • Albert: Hear the legends of the Golden Virgin, and later Leaning Virgin statue atop the church.
  • Beaumont-Hamel: Explore Beaumont-Hamel, once the site of one of the largest allied offensives of the war.
  • Villers-Bretonneux: Visit the Franco-Australian Museum in the local Victoria School and learn how Australian soldiers saved this town.
  • Le Hamel: Learn about the battle that lasted just 93 minutes, 3 minutes more than calculated by Lieutenant General John Monash.
  • Peronne: Like many others, this town was almost completely destroyed during German occupation, and was finally liberated by Australian Troops in September 1918.
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The "World War I Battlefields" tour starts and ends in Paris. It is an adventure trip that takes 4 days taking you through Paris in France. "World War I Battlefields" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Live through the history and grit of World War I during this 4-day guided tour of its key battlefields and monuments. Journey from Paris to the Ypres Salient battlefields and see the Passchendaele Memorial and Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, the largest cemetery in the world for Commonwealth forces. Later, visit the Australian Fromelles Military Cemetery, where 250 British and Australian soldiers were buried after the Battle of Fromelles. Meet a Local Expert for a tour of the key battlefields of the Somme and see the church in Albert where many weary soldiers stopped for comfort on the way to those battlefields. On the way to Paris, visit the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux and the Franco-Australian Museum in the local Victoria School.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Ypres Battlefields and Lille
  • Day 2: Fromelles and Vimy Ridge
  • Day 3: The Battlefields of the Somme
  • Day 4: Return to Paris
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Mercure Lille Centre Grand Place Hotel. hotel
  • Mercure Amiens Cathédrale Hotel, Amiens. hotel
Meals
  • Breakfast (x3)
  • Dinner with Wine
Transport
  • Travel by coach
Guide
  • Experienced Driver Guide
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Paris are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this World War I Battlefields tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this World War I Battlefields tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 30 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 30 July 2024, a deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

World War I Battlefields tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this World War I Battlefields tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • A multitude of COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Children below 16 who are unable to be vaccinated, will need to provide proof of a verifiable negative test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours of this trip departure.
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