Armistice on the Somme

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Join one of our specialist guides, as we commemorate Armistice Day on the Somme.

Accommodation
You will stay for four nights at a minimum 3-star hotel in northern France or Belgium.
Destinations
  • Europe
  • France
Tour Types
  • Seniors
  • 50 plus
  • UK Coach Departures
  • History
Day 1 : Nov 9

Local departure by coach, then to our hotel in Belgium or northern France, where we stay for four nights.

Day 2 : Nov 10

We travel to the Somme in the company of our Specialist Guide where we explore the WW1 battlefields here seeing the Historial Museum at Peronne, Delville Wood, High Wood, and the Pozières Memorial.

Day 3 : Nov 11

We attend the Remembrance commemorations at the Thiepval Memorial, organised by the Royal British Legion on November 11th. We also visit some key Somme sites on this day, including the battlefield at Serre and Gommecourt, as well as the Newfoundland Park.

Day 4 : Nov 12

We return to the Somme and visit the Lochnagar Mine Crater, the German Cemetery at Fricourt and look at the story of the Devonshire Regiment at Mametz. In the afternoon we visit Vimy Ridge, seeing the Canadian Memorial and preserved trenches and mine craters.

Day 5 : Nov 13

Return home.

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

Dates Price Single Availability
09-Nov-2020 for 5 Nights Visit Website

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Accommodation:3*
Meals:4 breakfasts
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