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4 days from £299 5 days from £359 Life in the trenches BATTLEFIELD TOURS All Quiet On The Western Front More than 750,000 British soldiers were killed on the Western Front during the Great War. During this Centenary period, join us on this introductory tour visiting the major battlefields of Flanders and France. 4-Day Break Day 1 Local departure by coach, then to our hotel in Belgium or northern France for a three-night stay. Day 2 Ypres & Passchendaele Today we cover the battles that took place in the part of Belgium known as Flanders, close to the iconic Passchendaele battlefield. We visit many sites of special interest including... Tyne Cot Cemetery, the largest British War Cemetery in the world. Sanctuary Wood, with its preserved trenches. Hill 60, where we learn about the war underground. Langemarck German Cemetery, where we learn how Germany commemorated their dead. Our day ends in Ypres where we attend the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate Memorial, held at 8pm each evening. B Day 3 The Somme The Battle of the Somme saw Britain’s blackest day, when 57,000 became casualties, and also saw the first use of tanks. We look at all these stories during our day... Peronne, an excellent museum about the great war. La Boisselle, the largest British mine crater surviving on the battlefields. Thiepval, the impressive Memorial to the Missing. Newfoundland Park, with its original trenches. Delville Wood, the South Africans’ bloodiest battle. B Day 4 Return home. B 5-Day Break Day 1 Local departure by coach, then to our hotel in Belgium or northern France for a four-night stay. Day 2 As per Day 2 of the 4-day itinerary. B Day 3 Arras & Vimy Ridge The ‘Forgotten Front’ between Flanders and the Somme saw fierce fighting. Today we will visit... Loos Battlefield, the first major British WWI offensive. Vimy Ridge, where we examine the Canadian assault in 1917. Wellington Quarries, where we go underground to see where thousands sheltered on the eve of the battle. Arras Memorial, where we pay tribute at the Air Services Memorial to those who fought in the skies. B Day 4 As per Day 3 of the 4-day itinerary. B Day 5 Return home. B Included Meals: B=Breakfast For full hotel and itinerary details visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/bwf Includes... • 3 or 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast • Specialist Battlefield Guide • Battlefield visits as described Plus... • Local joining points (see page 195 for your nearest) • Entrance to museums and places of interest (extra cost) HISTORY & CULTURE Packed lunch/museum package available whilst on tour approx. €40 (4 days) and €45 (5 days) Executive Tour Code: 4BWF May 26* 2017 £329 Jun 16 2017 £319 Jul 21 2017 £299 Jul 28* 2017 £319 Aug 18* 2017 £299 Aug 25 2017 £299 Sep 1 2017 £299 Sep 15 2017 £299 Mar 23 2018 £319 Silver Service Tour Code: 4BWFV Jun 1 2017 £369 Oct 26* 2017 £349 Luxuria Tour Code: 4BWFX Nov 2 2017 £359 Feb 22 2018 £389 Executive Tour Code: 5BWF May 29* 2017 £389 Jul 17 2017 £389 Aug 7* 2017 £389 Oct 2 2017 £369 Oct 23* 2017 £359 Mar 26 2018 £379 Silver Service Tour Code: 5BWFV May 1 2017 £459 May 22 2017 £519 May 29* 2017 £479 Jun 12 2017 £489 Jun 19 2017 £479 Jul 3 2017 £479 Jul 17 2017 £479 Aug 7 2017 £479 Aug 28* 2017 £479 Sep 4 2017 £479 Sep 18 2017 £479 Oct 9 2017 £459 Oct 23* 2017 £459 Luxuria Tour Code: 5BWFX Jun 5 2017 £519 Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; travel insurance essential, see page 4 for details; single room supplement £89 (4 days), £109 (5 days), £129 (5 days Novotel Ypres). EurostarTM supplements where applicable. Visit www.leger.co.uk/battlefields/tours for our full Battlefield Tours Collection 175 ©Imperial War Museum (Q5100) 4-Day Break 5-Day Break Tyne Cot Cemetery Children Travel for Half Price (aged 8-17) on dates marked * Silver Service & Novotel Ypres Tour Code: 5BWFHV May 22 2017 £539 Jul 24 2017 £539 Aug 14 2017 £539 Oct 16 2017 £499 Prefer to travel by train? We also offer the option to travel by EurostarTM on this tour. Oct 26 2017 £469 (E4BWFV) For full details visit www.leger.co.uk/tours/ebwf Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate


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