The Somme & The Armistice 2018

The Somme & The Armistice 2018

We return to Flanders this year to commemorate Armistice Day at the Menin Gate ceremony.

We return to Flanders this year to commemorate Armistice Day at the Menin Gate ceremony. We also include visits to the ‘In Flanders Fields’ museum, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Ulster Tower, Langemark and other less well-known sites with memories of both the 16th Irish and 36th Ulster Divisions.

Day 1

Belfast to Hull via Larne.

Overnight P&O Cruiseferry day 1: (outside en-suite cabins, all meals included)

D

Day 2

We drive south to Passchendaele and Tyne Cot Cemetery, before arriving Langemark. We finish the day at Essex Farm and the Peace Tower at Messines.

Hotel : Park Inn Lille Grand Stade, Villeneuve d’Ascq (3 nights B&B, 2D)

B, D

Day 3

A full day exploring the Somme area taking in Albert, the Newfoundland ‘Caribou’, the trenches at Beaumont Hamel, Thiepval and the Ulster Tower.

B, D

Day 4

We travel to Ypres to witness the moving Last Post at Menin Gate. We also visit the In Flanders Fields Museum. Dinner is not provided tonight.

B

Day 5

We travel through the villages of Flanders, catching the overnight ferry to England.

Overnight P&O Cruiseferry day 5: P&O Cruiseferry (outside en-suite cabins, all meals included)

B, D

Day 6

Hull to Belfast via Cairnryan with Stena Line.

B

B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included

Tour Highlights

Passchendaele • Tyne Cot Cemetery • Langemark • Essex Farm •

Peace Tower at Messines • Albert • Newfoundland ‘Caribou’ • Beaumont Hamel •

Thiepval • Ulster Tower • Ypres • Last Post at Menin Gate • In Flanders Fields Museum

 

Price Excludes

• Single Room/Cabin Supplement £115

• Holiday Insuranc

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Europa Buscentre Ulsterbus Tours, Europa Buscentre Stands 2-5
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