Tour Dates: Friday 12 - Wednesday 17 April 2019

Price Per Person: TBC (Non flight option available) 

Hotels: 3* Hotel in Thessaloniki (1 night), 3* Hotel Siris (1night) 4* Hotel Romantique, Doiran (3 nights)
*This tour is full board - breakfast - packed lunches and evening meals* 

Salonika Campaign Society Walking Tour 2019

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Friday 12 April

Meet as a group at London Gatwick for scheduled flights to Thessaloniki, visits to Mika CWGC & Lembet Road CWGC, study of the Birdgcage Line - overnight Thessoloniki 

Day 2 Saturday 13 April 

Study of the Struma Valley Campaign and associatied Cemeteries/memorials, we consider the various actions at Tumbitza Farm, specifically the 27th Division attacks. We visit the British battery positions at Triada (Dragos) as well as the Bulgarian positions at Palio Castro - overnight Hotel Siris (Serres) 

Day 3 Sunday 14 April  

Leaving Serres we travel to Dojran and visit the British Salonika Force Memorial at Colonial Hill and Doiran CWGC, we then look at the fighting of La Tortue and the Petit Couronne including a study of the actions of the 7th Wiltshires & 7th Ox and Bucks Light Infantry before arriving at the Hotel Romantique for 3 nights    
 

Day 4 Monday 15 April

Today is a full days study of the Doiran fighting including the T Line bunker positions of the Bulgarians, the 34th Infantry Regiment Memorial and the battle for Pip Ridge, this full days walking conquers the Devils Eye as we climb (at a sensible pace) the Grand Couronne, we end with a boat trip across lake Doiran. Overnight Hotel Romantique    
 

Day 5 Tuesday 16 April 

Focussing on the winter operations of the 10th Irish Division at Kostarino we start at their battlefield memorial and frontline positions on Kostarino Ridge. The afternoon is spent walking over the Rocky Peak to Ormanli village. Overnight at the Hotel Romantique  

Day 6  Wednesday 17 April 

Transfer back to Thessaloniki and onwards to London Gatwick