Private Half-day Tour of the Ypres Salient battlefields

We are an experienced tour operator who use expert historians and guides to show you around the battlefields of the Ypres Salient. Our half-day Introductory tour is ideal for those with only half-a-day to explore the battlefield and want to see the main sites. As a private tour the pace is set by you and it can be modified to add other locations.

per adult from

$257

NZD

Duration

3 hours 30 minutes

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Audio receiver for listening to the guide (own earphones required).
    • Private transportation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • An escorted tour of the battlefield with one of our expert Battlefield Historian / Guides.
    What's excluded :
    • Museum admission fees.
    • Accommodation.
    • Meals.
    • Transport for groups larger than 4 people.
    • Transfers to and from the battlefield area.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Essex Farm Cemetery, east side of the N369 Ieper - Boezinge Rd, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

    Our expert guide will show you the cemetery and nearby Advanced Dressing Station. They will tell you about some of those buried in the cemetery and about Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae and the poem 'In Flanders Fields'.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Langemark Cemetery, Klerkenstraat, Langemark Belgium

    Our expert guide will tell you about the Kindermord bie Ypern (The Massacre of the Innocents at Ypres) and about the German Military Cemetery in general.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Julien Memorial, Saint-Julien, Langemark, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

    Our expert guide will explain the beginning of the Second Battle of Ypres and the part played by the Canadians in that battle as well as tell you about the memorial.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Tynecotstraat, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium

    Our expert guide will show you around the CWGC Cemetery and Memorial and tell you the stories of some of those buried in the cemetery and commemorated on the memorial.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Saint-Charles-de-Potyze Cemetery, Zonnebeekseweg, Ieper (Ypres) 8900 Belgium

    Our expert guide will show you around the cemetery and tell you about the part played by the French and Belgium soldiers in the Ypres Salient.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Menin Gate, Menenstraat, 8900 Ieper, Belgium
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Remote audio devices used to aid social distancing. Devices will be thoroughly cleaned after previous use and own personal compatible headphones/earpieces required. These are available for purchase at the start of your tour if you do not have them.
  • 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

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by In The Footsteps Battlefield Tours

Activity ID: V-269921P2

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