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The Fall Tour

FLANDERS   -   VIMY   -   SOMME   -   DIEPPE  -   NORMANDY   -   PARIS

 THE FULL & ORIGINAL CANADIAN BATTLEFIELD TOUR 

The Vimy Interpretive Centre in the early fall season

Sept 13 - Sept 22, 2023

This is the original Canadian battlefield tour, built upon throughout the years but maintaining a simple goal - an extraordinary introduction to some of the famous Canadian battlefields and memorials of the First, and Second World War.

On this original tour program, you get a well-rounded and all encapsulating introduction to both great conflicts in our recent human history. Discover how they are linked to each other, and how they have impacted the world we live in today. This tour is guided by our lead battlefield guide Glenn Edmonds, and includes visits with some of our favourite battlefield friends. 

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ON THIS TOUR:

Vimy Ridge

There's something about this memorial that has us taking a picture every time we visit, I have the same picture on my phone for years - there's just something about this memorial. As tour guides, we are constantly in awe of the place.

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Fall Tour Info

Destinations Belgium & France
Tour Dates September 13th - September 22nd, 2023

Group Flight [Sept 13, Toronto>Brussels] Flight return [Sept 22, Paris>Toronto)] 
Flight departure [your major gateway] > [Brussels] Flight Return [from Paris Airport
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Recent Fall Tour Updates

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Fall Tour Map & Outline

Trou Map

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • A visit to Vimy Ridge

  • Explore the Canadian and American beaches of the famous Normandy D-Day invasions in WW2 

  • Beaumont Hamel: The largest fully intact, First World War battlefield in the world. It has been kept as it was and maintained by Canada

  • Visit the seaside town of Dieppe and take in where so many Canadians fought and died in what was called Canada's largest casualty day in WW2

  • Witness the breathtaking Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate led by the dedicated Ypres Fire Department & World Community honouring those who fought in the Great War

  • ​View the German Cemetery of Langemark as well as Lochnagar, one of the Great War's largest craters 

^^^ Explore by scrolling through the cities we will be visiting, and zoom in to get familiar with where we will be visiting on this tour.

Fall Tour | Itinerary

Itinerary

-- Tuesday September 12th 2023  | Group Flight Departure
Depart from Toronto’s Lester B Pearson International airport on your flight to Brussels. [Dinner and breakfast will be served onboard]
 
Day 1 -  Wednesday, Sept 13th | A Warm Welcome to Flanders
Upon your arrival at Brussels International Airport, you will be welcomed by your battlefield tour guide, who will escort you to our coach and driver before we tour the short distance to