WWI 100 Years Anniversary Tours – 2018

This year we are again running a number of special tours to commemorate World War I 100th Anniversaries, the full list of these is available here. The tour list gives the full index of all of our battlefield, pilgrimage and war graves tours covering the First World War. Expanded details are also available in our brochure, contact us for a copy.

Union Jack WORLD WAR 1: Armistice at Vimy Memorial and Somme Battlefield Tour

9th–12th November
4 Days, 3 Nights

A special, 4-day, 100 year Anniversary Tour led by Jonathan Nicholls and covering the Armistice at Vimy Memorial and Somme Battlefield Tour.

Day 1 – Travel to France for our our visit to the Arras and Somme battlefields .

Day 2 – Today we visit Albert, Thiepval, Beaumont Hamel, Delville Wood (Devil's Wood) and South African Memorial and Museum, Mametz Wood, High Wood, Lochnagar Memorial Crater, Pozieres, Guillemont, Ginchy, Butte de Warlencourt and many other places of interest. The tour will also take in Special Visits.

Day 3 – Armistice Day – we will be at Vimy Ridge for the Commemoration Service, followed by a tour of the area with an emphasis on the actions of Canadian troops.

Day 4 – En route home on the final day of this tour we visit Notre Dame de Lorrette to see the trenches system museum, before boarding the afternoon ferry back to UK.

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