2015 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
2015 Dates

3 DAYS, 2 NIGHTS

30th June – 2nd July
10th–12th November
10th–12th November

4 DAYS, 3 NIGHTS

Battle of Arras 98th Anniversary Tour
Led by Jonathan Nicholls, author of the highly acclaimed book.
8th–11th April
Ypres Salient War Walk
Plugstreet, Polygon, Paschendaele and Pilkem.
19th–22nd June
30rd June – 3rd July
Battles of the Woods
Mametz Wood, Delville Wood and High Wood.
9th–12th July
7th–10th August
24th–27th September
Anniversary of Armistice at Thiepval Memorial
Somme and Ypres Battlefield visit
9th–12th November

5 DAYS, 4 NIGHTS

Verdun and Somme
Including a visit to 'Des flammes... à la lumière' depicting the history of Verdun before, during and after the War
9th–13th July

6 DAYS, 5 NIGHTS

Retreat to Victory Mons/Marne
101st Anniversary with ‘that contemptible little army’ – visiting Mons, Landricies, Le Cateau, Nery, The Marne and Aisner.
20th–25th August

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
27th Sept–3rd October

9 DAYS, 8 NIGHTS

11th–19th May


World War 2 Battlefield Tours:
flying tour – indicates a flying tour   Union Jack – indicates a 70th anniversary tour
2015 Dates

4 DAYS, 3 NIGHTS

Union Jack 70th Anniversary – Berlin flying tour
Fall of Berlin and Seelow Heights.
15th–18th April
24th–27th April

5 DAYS, 4 NIGHTS

Union Jack 70th Anniversary Crossing the Rhine
British, Canadian and American actions.
23rd–27th March
10th–12th November
Dyle Line to Dunkirk and Ypres visit
The story of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) 1940
29th May – 2nd June
10th–12th November
The Cockleshell Heroes Tour flying tour
Operation Frankton
18th–22nd June
Munich, The Eagle’s Nest and Dachau flying tour
Bertchesgaden, Obersaltzburg, Munich and Dachau
25th–29th June
St. Nazaire, Combined Operations Raid
with Normandy Beaches visit.
23rd–27th July
Normandy Beaches Tour
Operation Overlord
3rd–7th September
10th–14th September
24th–28th September

6 DAYS, 5 NIGHTS

Dambusters Raid and Colditz Castle
Led by Robert Owen, 'Official Historian 617 Squadron Aircrew Association'
22nd–27th 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
17th–26th September

11 DAYS, 10 NIGHTS

12 DAYS, 11 NIGHTS


Specialised Battlefield Tours:
flying tour – indicates a flying tour  Union Jack – indicates an anniversary tour
2015 Dates

4 DAYS, 3 NIGHTS – 600th ANNIVERSARY

23rd–26th October

5 DAYS, 4 NIGHTS – 200th ANNIVERSARY

Union Jack Waterloo
With re-enactment.
17th–21st June

9 DAYS, 8 NIGHTS

SOUTH AFRICA: Zulu and Boer War Battlefield Tour 1 flying tour
Isandlwana, Rorkes Drift and Ladysmith.
14th–22nd January

11 DAYS, 10 NIGHTS

13 DAYS, 12 NIGHTS

11th–23rd June

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.
14th–28th October
RUSSIA: Sieges, Tzars and Solovetski Island Gulag flying tour
Moscow, St.Petersburg (Leningrad) and Solovetski Island Gulag
(VISA REQUIRED)
25th July – 8th August

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.