Full-Day Canadian WW1 Vimy and Somme Battlefield Tour from Arras

Explore Canada’s role in World War I on this full-day Somme battlefield tour from Arras.
Explore tunnels and trenches used by Canadian forces during the Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917 with a guide.
Visit the Courcelette Canadian Memorial, Neuville St. Vaast Canadian N°2 Cemetery, and Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, and learn of the many lives laid down in battle.
After lunch, visit WWI battle trenches at the Beaumont Hamel New Foundland Memorial Park. Tour includes round-trip travel from your Arras hotel.

per adult from

$577

NZD

Duration

9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Guide
    • Transport
    • Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Canadian National Vimy Memorial, Chemin des Canadiens Route D55, 62580 Givenchy-en-Gohelle France

    You will stand near the memorial and have a view on the Douai plain. Visit one of the tunnels, the Grange Tunnel, in which Canadian troops stood hours before the battle.
    You will stand at one of the cemeteries on the ridge, see some preserved trenches and spend some time in the newly built visitor centre.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Cimetiere du Cabaret Rouge, D937, 62153 Souchez France

    See where the Canadian Unknown Soldier was exhumed from.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Courcelette Canadian Memorial, Nord Route Nationale, 80300 Courcelette France

    Stand on the battlefields where Canadians fought at the fall of 1916.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Thiepval Memorial, Rue de L'Ancre, 80300 Authuille France

    This memorial is the largest built by the CWGC, it is bearing the names 72 000 soldiers who have no known grave.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Lochnagar Crater, Route de la Grande Mine, 80300 Ovillers-la-Boisselle France

    See the crater, the result of an undergound explosion triggered on the morning of 1st July 1916.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, Rue de l'Eglise, 80300 Beaumont-Hamel France

    You will stand near the Caribu and walk on the preserved battlefield from the allied to the German lines passing near the "Danger Tree", "Y Ravine" and the memorial to the 51st Highland division before having a look the New Foundland Visitor Centre.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up and drop off possible at the train station only 50 minutes away from Paris.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum two adults per booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Vehicles are cleaned and sanitized after every tour.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Ploegsteert Sector Battlefield Experience

Activity ID: V-10604P17

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