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  • From Lille: Australian Battlefield Guided Tour of Flanders

    1. From Lille: Australian Battlefield Guided Tour of Flanders

    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...

  • From Bruges: Full Day Flanders Battlefield Private Tour

    2. From Bruges: Full Day Flanders Battlefield Private Tour

    See the famous battlefields of Flanders and the many memorials commemorating the sacrifice of these soldiers. In Bruges you will be picked up at your hotel or at the train station. The first stop is to visit is Passendale, where you'll see Tyne Cot Military Cemetery, the largest Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery. Spend some time in its visitor centre and get to understand what happened there. You will see the famous village of Passendale with the Canada Gate Memorial and Crest Farm Memorial. Next, drive to Langemark to the German "Studentenfriedhof" one of the 4 German WW1 cemeteries in Belgium. You will stand at the "Brooding Soldier Memorial" a very moving Canadian memorial. Move on from this place and, on the road to Messines stop at Essex Farm where John McRae wrote the poem "In Flanders Fields". In Messines go to the visitor centre, the New Zealand Memorial, and at the...

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