Tour Dates: 7/10 June 2019

Price Per Person: £575:00 (£100:00 S/S) 

Hotel: Hotel D'Withuis, Dixsmuide   

Limited to 25 spaces

 

WFA Members Tour -
Battlefield Ypres  


                                                  

Tour Itinerary

The tour will start at Ebbsfleet International Station offering superb convenient links from London rail hubs and in addition provides secure parking at a reasonable rate. Transport via an executive standard coach and return channel crossing are also included throughout. The tour is limited to 25 spaces to ensure quality and make this tour feel like a personal pilgrimage as opposed to a large coach group. Personal visits to relatives or people of interest to you are positively encouraged and will be incorporated into the tour itinerary whilst these will be reflected as the group fills up a preliminary itinerary is planned as follows:

Day 1 - Friday 7 June 2019

Pick up in Ebbsfleet & Dover (first pick up around 10:30 hours) on route to our hotel we will visit Poperinghe to discuss the importance of this 'Haven from Hell' and what it meant to our soldiers during the war

Day 2 - Saturday 8 June 2019  

A day studing the First Battle of Ypres in 1914 and its impact in shaping the Salient, visits include Klein Zillebeke, Gheluvelt, Zanvoorde & the Menin Road.      The evening Last Post Service will also be visited

Day 3 - Sunday 9 June 2019

 A day studing the April 1918 Battle of Ypres 'Operation Georgette' including visits to Veerstraat, Messines and a very special private collection, ending atop Mont Kemmel 

Day 4 - Monday 10 June 2019 

Travel back after a morning in Ypres and a stop at the Ploegsteert Memorial before onward travel to the UK, arriving at Ebbsfleet International for around 1600hrs.