TYPES OF CUSTOM TOUR PROGRAMS
TYPES OF TRANSPORT
Large Groups & Organizations
Coaches come in the various sizes & include all fees:
- 22 Seater
- 38 Seater
- 50 Seater
- 60+ Seater
F.I.T // Up to 3 travellers p car
Private Car with liscensed Driver-Guide for up to 3 people is a way for individuals to see the Battlefields. Meet your driver at either your hotel or train station for the day.
Small Groups 6-19 pax
Serves best for groups with 6-19 passengers. There's no washroom on board, but there's enough luggage for up to 19 people. A driver-guide can be incl. for <8pax
SUV & Off-Road
F.I.T // Up to 4 traveller p suv
Subject to availability you can take a speciality guided tour with driver/guide in a private Sports Utility Vehicle. Similar to a private car, this makes for a great day tour
F.I.T // Up to 3 travellers p car
Choose a private executive car transfer for up to 3 passengers for an enjoyable + professional transfer to and from train stations or airports, or as otherwise instructed.
Enterprise & AutoEurope
Take the driver's seat - with our self-drive itineraries meeting local battlefield guides and battlefield friends along the way + enjoy premium coverage.
ENTRANCES & EXPERIENCES
the Somme Battlefields
BEAUMONT HAMEL NEWFOUNDLAND MEMORIAL PARK
Beaumont Hamel Newfoundland Memorial Park is the largest preserved Battlefield in the world. Thousands of people from archaeologists, historians, to students from several nationalities travel to see these battlefields, proudly managed today by Veteran Affairs Canada.
- Visits take approx. 1.5-2.5 hours
- Washroom facilities & Interpretation Center on-site
- Free Entrance
- Some pathways are Mobile Accessible
- Managed By Veteran Affairs Canada
- (WW2) Normandy Battlefields with Holiday - Extension (includes St. Malo, Mont St Michel, Bayeux Tapestry & Calvados tasting)
- (WW2) Normandy + Dieppe
(WW1) France (French Battlefields)
- (WW1) Verdun French Battlefield Tour + Armistice Wagon (from Paris)
- Self-Drive Samples
- Full 10-Day Battlefield Samples
- Request with: Name of Group, # of pax, dates, type of tour & wishlist, + Meals & any other special requests
- Invoice issued with itinerary, terms & pricing
- $500 CAD Non-Refundable Deposit to confirm per person
- Custom online Battlefield Guide Kit submitted 30 days prior to travel [See our Map Kit Samples]
Map of the most popular Battlefield Sites
London, Paris, Amsterdam
Lille, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin
Caen, Arras, Kortrijk, Bruges, Brussels, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Arnhem
France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy
London, Portsmouth, Caen, Bayeux, Paris, Reims, Amiens, Arras, Ypres, Kortrijk, Nijmegen, Arnhem, Amsterdam, Bruges, Brussels, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Berlin
QUICK TIPS & TRICKS for selling the Battlefield Tours
The best bookshop is at the Theipval Memorial Centre
There are exactly 300 Commonwealth Grave Cemeteries in France, and 300 Commonwealth Grave Cemereirs in Belgium dedicated to the First & Second World War
What Regiment? It's helpful to find out more about the family's footsteps with a name & regiment - we can do the rest.
Tours to the Grange Tunnel at Vimy Ridge are free but reservations must be made on-site on the day of the visit. Other tunnel tours include Wellington Quarries in Arras, or those more able-bodied travellers can enquire with us about a private visit underground with specialist guides to other, raw areas.
Ypres, the City of Peace, (pronounced EE-PER) is spelt two different ways: Ypres, & Ieper. Like most places in West Flanders Belgium, (like Bruges/Brugge) this city has both a french and flemish name, which can be used interchangeably by travellers.