Ypres Battlefields Tour France
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Western Front Battlefields – France

Western Front Battlefields

Understand more about the liberté the allies were fighting for as you absorb the culture of Paris before journeying westward to Lille and Amiens. Explore historic battlegrounds, memorials and significant military sites in the region with short stops and day trips.

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11 Days
Destinations
ParisVersaillesLilleAmiens
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart Australia
  • Board your flight Depart Australia for France.
Day 2 Welcome to Paris
  • Arrive in Paris Enjoy a 3 hour panoramic city tour en route to Paris, taking in the sights of the Eiffel Tower.
  • Afterwards you are free to relax and enjoy your new surrounds.
Day 3 A day trip to Versailles
  • Versailles Journey to Versailles and visit the Royal Chateau and gardens.
  • Explore the Hall of Mirrors, the King’s Apartments and the Museum of the History of France before returning to Paris.
Day 4 Paris
  • A tour of The Arts Today you are free to explore the city, you may wish to visit the many museums including the Louvre and the Centre Pompidou.
Day 5 Paris - Compeigne - Peronne - Lille
  • On the Move Depart Paris and make your way to Peronne to visit the Australian Memorial and the medieval site of Peronne Castle.
  • Continue on through Fromelles before reaching Lille.
Day 6 Lille - Ypres - Lille
  • Ypres Depart Lille for Ypres where you will visit the Flanders Field museum.
  • Continue on and visit the sights of Messines Ridge, Gheluvelt, Zonnebeke, Broodseinde, Tyne Cot and Hill 60, Caterpillar and Menin Gate.
Day 7 Lille - Amiens
  • Sightseeing Spend a full day sightseeing the Somme battlefields, continue on to La Boisselle, the village of Albert, Saillyle Sec, Bray Sur Somme, Villers Bretonneux and Le Hamel before arriving in Amiens.
Day 8 Amiens - Paris
  • Explore Upon arrival in Paris, you are free to wander the city. Make your way to the Seine River and enjoy a boat cruise or visit the Eiffel tower.
Day 9 Paris
  • Free time in Paris Today is free for teacher organised activities. You could pay a visit to the Notre Dame Cathedral, a masterpiece of French Gothic architecture.
Day 10 Depart Paris
  • Final Farewell Bid au revoir to France and board your return flight home to Australia.
Day 11 Welcome home
  • Arrive home in Australia.

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