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World War I Battlefield Tours from Lille

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World War I Battlefield Tours from Lille
From 1914 to 1918, World War I raged across the Western Front in France and Belgium. Although today the land lies still, the battle scars are evident. Lille is perfectly situated for easily visiting the surrounding historic sites. See below for ways to delve into WWI history from Lille.
 
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  • Tour the battlefields of Flanders and the Ypres Salient, and discover Great War sites such as the German cemetery in Langemark and John McRae’s Essex Farm.
  • See where soldiers served on the Western Front at Passchendaele, and where they lie in rest at Tyne Cot cemetery.
  • Spend time in Ypres itself and explore sights including St. George’s Chapel and the Menin Gate Memorial.
  • Visit the WWI battlefields of Hill 60, and pay respects at the memorials to fallen Australian, British, and Canadian regiments.
  • Delve into the Somme region, where 60,000 British Army soldiers lost their lives in a single day.
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Canadian Somme and Flanders battlefield tour 2 days starting from Lille or Arras

Canadian Somme and Flanders battlefield tour 2 days starting from Lille or Arras

If you’re a history buff visiting France, this guided tour from Lille is the perfect way to immerse yourself in World War I history and landmarks. This two day tour takes you to pay your respects at Europe’s largest World War I cemetery and several memorials. Visit the Passendale 1917 Museum, located on a major battlefield site and see the actual trenches and no-man’s land where the soldiers fought.  Leave transportation and navigation to your professional guide.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$697.99
Price varies by group size
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$697.99
Price varies by group size
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Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Fromelles and Flanders from Lille

Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Fromelles and Flanders from Lille

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See where Australian soldiers served in France and Belgian Flanders in World War I on a full-day private tour from Lille. With a knowledgeable driver-guide and flexible itinerary customizable to your preferences, visit some of the pivotal locations where Australians fought and died. Visit Fromelles Memorial Park to remember the disastrous Australian losses here in 1916; explore the Plugstreet 14-18 Experience at Ploegsteert; and see Messines mine craters laid by the 1st Australian Tunneling Company in 1917. End with time at Tyne Cot and the Last Post Ceremony in Ypres.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$325.33
Price varies by group size
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$325.33
Price varies by group size
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Vimy and Flanders Fields Canadian Battlefield Tour from Lille

Vimy and Flanders Fields Canadian Battlefield Tour from Lille

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Explore the Canadian World War I battlefields of France and Belgium on a private full-day tour from Lille or Arras. Witness the preserved tunnels and trenches of Vimy, where Canadian troops stormed German forces in April 1917. Learn about the Canadian assault and visit the Hill 145 memorial. After lunch, see some key Belgian WWI sites including the St Julien Memorial and Tyne Cot Cemetery, and attend Ypres’ Last Post Ceremony. The itinerary is flexible, so inform your guide if there’s anything you want to see more or less of.
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  • 9 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$325.33
Price varies by group size
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$325.33
Price varies by group size
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Private Canadian WW1 Vimy & Somme Battlefield Tour from Arras or Lille

Private Canadian WW1 Vimy & Somme Battlefield Tour from Arras or Lille

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Explore the battlefields of France on this 9-hour Canadian World War I Somme battlefield tour from Arras or Lille. Travel into the WWI battlefields of the Somme with your guide. Explore the tunnels from which Canadian troops attacked German lines in the Battle of Vimy. Walk through Canadian and German trenches as your guide details the struggles the soldiers faced. Sights you'll see include Courcelette Memorial to fallen Canadian soldiers, Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial Park, and Thriepval Memorial.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$360.83
Price varies by group size
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$360.83
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2day Australian WW1 battlefield tour in Flanders the Somme from Lille and Arras

2day Australian WW1 battlefield tour in Flanders the Somme from Lille and Arras

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Discover the most important WWI battlefields, museums, and monuments on a 2-day sightseeing tour from Lille or Arras. Skip the stress of car rental and navigation, and relax in private end-to-end transportation on both days. The comprehensive itinerary takes you to a long list of locations which are of particular interest to Australians, including Fromelles and the Australian Memorial Park. Enjoy having entrance to all museums included, as well as a delicious lunch.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$615.18
Price varies by group size
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$615.18
Price varies by group size
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Australian and New Zealand Battlefield Day Tour in the Somme from Lille or Arras

Australian and New Zealand Battlefield Day Tour in the Somme from Lille or Arras

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Delve into World War I history on this 9-hour Australian and New Zealand Somme Battlefield tour from Lille or Arras. See Le Hamel Australian Memorial, the Jean and Denise Letaille Museum and Thiepval Memorial, the largest WWI memorial bearing the names of more than 73,000 soldiers. Lunch, entrance fees and round-trip transportation from your hotel are included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$325.33
Price varies by group size
From
$325.33
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

3-Day Small Group Tour of French and Belgian WWI Battlefields from Lille

3-Day Small Group Tour of French and Belgian WWI Battlefields from Lille

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Delve into the poignant history of World War I during a 3-day small-group tour of French and Belgian battlefields from Lille. Accompanied by either a professional guide or ex-army personnel, visit battlefields shrouded in historical legacy and see soul-stirring sights like the Lochnagar mine crater and the Hooge Crater and Museum. Explore the sites of the Loos, Poxières and Somme battles and luxuriate in 2 nights of hotel accommodation in Ypres. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, where numbers are limited to 15 people.  
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$631.44
Price varies by group size
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$631.44
Price varies by group size