2016 Battlefield Tours

| WORLD WAR 1 | WORLD WAR 2 | SPECIALISED TOURS | BESPOKE TOURS |

Our flying tours (indicated thus: flying tour ) are organized in conjunction with Carrick Travel Ltd. which is a bonded company. The tours provided will meet the requirements of ABTA (18343) and (ATOL 1159).

World War 1 Battlefield Tours:
flying tour – indicates a flying tour   Union Jack – indicates a 100th anniversary tour
2016 Dates

3 DAYS, 2 NIGHTS

10th–12th November
10th–12th November

4 DAYS, 3 NIGHTS

Early Battles Tour
Neuve Chapelle, Aubers, Ypres
9th–12th March
'Cheerful Sacrifice' – The Battle of Arras 99th Anniversary Tour
Led by Jonathan Nicholls, author of the highly acclaimed book
8th–11th April
Ypres Salient War Walk
Plugstreet, Polygon, Paschendaele and Pilkem
17th–20th June
30th June – 3rd July
Union Jack Battles of the Woods
Mametz Wood, Delville Wood and High Wood
9th–12th July
18th–21st July
Battle of the Somme War Walk
Walk the Front Line of 1st July 1916 – Somme Battlefield
5th–8th August
14th–17th September

5 DAYS, 4 NIGHTS

Verdun and Somme special, with sound and light show
Including a visit to 'Des flammes... à la lumière' depicting the history of Verdun before, during and after the war
21st–25th July

7 DAYS, 6 NIGHTS

United States Forces in the Great War
Marne, Chateau Thierry, Belleau Wood, St. Mihel, Verdun, Argonne and the Hindenburg Line
5th–11th September
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World War 2 Battlefield Tours:
flying tour – indicates a flying tour   Union Jack – indicates a 70th anniversary tour
2016 Dates

4 DAYS, 3 NIGHTS

5 DAYS, 4 NIGHTS

St. Nazaire, Combined Operations Raid
with Normandy Beaches visit – 'The greatest raid of all'
28th July – 1st August
Normandy Beaches Tour
Operation Overlord
1st–5th September

6 DAYS, 5 NIGHTS

Dambusters Raid and Colditz Castle
Led by Robert Owen, Official Historian of the 617 Squadron Aircrew Association
30th July – 4th August

7 DAYS, 6 NIGHTS

10 DAYS, 9 NIGHTS

Italy: Italian Campaign Battlefield and Pilgrimage Tour flying tour
Monte Cassino, Salerno and Anzio, Gustav and Gothic Lines, Cesena and Lake Commachio
22nd September – 1st October
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Specialised Battlefield Tours:
flying tour – indicates a flying tour  Union Jack – indicates an anniversary tour
2016 Dates

9 DAYS, 8 NIGHTS

SOUTH AFRICA: Zulu and Boer War Battlefield Tour 1 flying tour
Isandlwana, Rorkes Drift and Ladysmith, Colenso/Spioen Kop
20th–28th January

11 DAYS, 10 NIGHTS

13 DAYS, 12 NIGHTS

21st March – 2nd April

15 DAYS, 14 NIGHTS

SOUTH AFRICA: Zulu and Boer War Battlefield Tour 2 flying tour
Isandlwana, Rorkes Drift, Ladysmith, Colenso/Spioen Kop, Bloemfontein, Kimberley, Belmont, Graspan, Orange River, Modder River, Magersfontein and Paardberg
12th–26th October

Although we are not at present running brochure tours to Egypt, Tunisia or Libya please contact the office if you wish to visit a war grave or battlefield there.