From Lille: Australian Battlefield Guided Tour of Flanders

From Lille: Australian Battlefield Guided Tour of Flanders

From $350.08 per person

Walk in the footsteps of the Australian soldiers who wrote history in Flanders during World War 1. Learn about the battlefields from your expert guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Dutch, French
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • See historical landmarks and battlefields with an expert guide
  • Explore Ypres and see the cloth Hall originally built in 1308
  • See a mine crater that resulted from an underground explosion at the Battle of Messines
Full description
Take a walk through history and remember the lives of the Australian Soldiers who fought in World War 1. Learn the history behind each site from an expert guide. Make your first stop at "Cobbers" Memorial at the V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery and the only cemetery dedicated exclusively to Australian Soldiers. Continue towards Armentières, and stop at Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing. In Messines, see the Irish Tower, the New Zealand Memorial, and a mine crater that resulted from an underground explosion at the Battle of Messines. Visit sites of remembrance such as the memorial dedicated to the 5th Australian Division at Polygon Wood and the 1st Australian Tunneling at Hill 60. Travel to Tyne Cot Military Cemetery, the largest cemetery dedicated to commonwealth soldiers in Europe. Arrive at the town of Ypres and visit the Cloth Hall and Cathedral on the Main Square. Take some time to relax and feel free to ask your guide any questions about the places you've visited. Finally, come to Last Post at the Menin Gate for a remembrance service.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Drink provided with lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Expert Guide
  • Information booklet
  • Entry tickets
  • Tax
  • Additional Drinks
  • Souvenirs
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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