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Ypres – Cemeteries of the Salient

Ypres – Cemeteries of the Salient

2-Day Break

Day 1 – Morning departure from London or Ashford and travel to Folkestone for the Eurotunnel crossing to Calais. Travel through France with historical explanation and personal War Cemetery visits en route. Visit Sanctuary Wood museum and preserved trenches; see what trench warfare was really like. Check-in to the Novotel Ypres for a one-night stay and attend the Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate and lay a wreath. Dinner will be in local restaurant. B, D
Day 2 – We visit Essex Farm, famous for Canadian surgeon John McCrae’s poem ‘In Flanders Fields’ and Hill 60 preserved battlefield. Personal war cemetery visits en route. We return to Ypres to give you time to explore the ‘In Flanders Field’ Museum before departing for Calais and the Eurotunnel crossing back to England and then onward arriving in Ashford and London in the evening. B

Included Meals: B=Breakfast D=Dinner

Please note: On this tour local joining points are not available. The tour starts and ends at London although pick-ups on the outbound journey and drop offs on the inbound journey are available at Ashford. If you wish to stay in London for the night before or after your tour we can book rooms in the Union Jack Club near Waterloo at a reasonable price. Please ask for details.

You will stay for one night at the 3-star Novotel Ypres in the centre of Ypres near the Menin Gate and the Market Place. The hotel has a lift, bar and restaurant. All bedrooms have a T.V. hairdryer and air-conditioning.

Optional Excursions.
Single room supplement £35

Travel Insurance: from £30.95

Highlights Include

  • Wreath Laying Ceremony during the Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate
  • Personal War Cemetery visits and Acts of Remembrance supported by the Royal British Legion Support Group

What's Included?

  • Expert Battlefields Guide
  • 1 night accommodation with breakfast
  • 1 dinner in a local restaurant
  • Travel by Silver Service luxury coach which includes:
    • Extra legroom for your added comfort
    • Comfortable rear lounge to relax and chat
    • FREE personal headphones with a choice of music & DVDs
  • Porterage in all hotels
  • Smaller, more personal group
  • Royal British Legion Support Group

Battlefield Tours prices are per person, based on two sharing. Named accommodation may be changed if necessary by the tour operator. If this is the case you will be advised of all new details at time of enquiry. All holidays and prices are subject to availability and changes.

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