WWI Battlefields of Ypres & Somme

School tours

A trip to the battlefields and memorials of Ypres and the Somme deepens understanding of the sacrifices of WWI.

Highlights

  • The moving Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate
  • The interactive In Flanders Fields Museum
  • Lochnager Crater
  • Disneyland Paris & Walt Disney Studios

What's included: 

  • Full specification coach throughout
  • Breakfast and dinners throughout
  • Free teacher places available
  • 3* hotel accommodation
  • Excursions and entrances as per itinerary
  • 24 hour support

Suggested itinerary for School groups

Day 1

Arrive Paris and be met on arrival
Transfer to accommodation
Dinner
Arrive at your Ypres Salient accommodation - evening meal included

Day 2

Breakfast
In Flanders Field Museum Educational Workshop
Essex Farm, Hooge Crater, Hill 60, Hill 62 and Sanctuary Wood
Dinner
Evening: Menin Gate Ceremony

Day 3

Breakfast
Langemark and Tyne Cot British Cemetery
Canadian Memorial Vimy Ridge and WellingTon Quarry
Dinner

Day 4

Breakfast
Delville Wood and Lochnager Crater
Thiepval and Ulster Tower
Dinner

Day 5

Breakfast
Transfer to Paris
Paris boat trip
Dinner
Evening: Summit of Eiffel Tower

Day 6

Breakfast
Disneyland Park and Disneyland Studios (or Parc Asterix)
Evening: Disneyland Village

Day 7

Breakfast
Depending on flight timings, you may have free time today for shopping
Transfer to airport by coach for your flight home

Don’t miss the Visitor Centre at the Tyne Cot Memorial! It includes various displays and a video film to explain the history of the men who fought and died at the site

Souwoon Cho
International Schools Executive