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Private Canadian WW1 Vimy & Somme Battlefield Tour from Arras or Lille

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  • 1
    Canadian National Vimy Memorial
    Stop: 3 hours -
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  • 2
    Courcelette Canadian Memorial
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Lochnagar Crater
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 4
    Thiepval Memorial
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up at your hotel in Lille or Arras or at their train stations.
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Inclusions
    • Private tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Lunch
    • A booklet recording the event
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Thiepval Memorial
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • A maximum of 8 people per booking
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had a wonderful day with Claude in July 2018. Started with easy communication with Claude during the booking process, and while I had mentioned I would have my daughters with me I had not specifically requested any carseats, and yet he very thoughtfully brought a perfect
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    Response from 736Nelly, Owner at Private Canadian WW1 Vimy & Somme Battlefield Tour from Arras or Lille
    Responded 1 Aug 2018
    Hi Nicola, thank you very much for your nice comment. Claude
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    We took this tour with Claude in October 2017 , he was a terrific host and guide. Claude is very knowledgeable and the tour was well organized including lunch . We requested a tour of the Canadian sites in particular, and saw them all with some additions to round out the
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    Response from 736Nelly, Owner at Private Canadian WW1 Vimy & Somme Battlefield Tour from Arras or Lille
    Responded 13 Jun 2018
    Thank you for the nice comment. Claude
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    About the operator
    By: Battlefield Experience
    79 reviews
    TheNewWorldExplorer
    10
    All Round Great Experience
    My wife and I did this tour with Claude. Two points to put peoples minds at ease. First, is that he was on time
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    MABOntario
    Ontario
    5226
    Tour of Canadian sites
    Claude was excellent, picked the two of us up in Lille right on time. He his very knowledgeable and explained all
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    charlesmicallef
    Sydney, Australia
    61
    Great day visiting WW1 Battlefield monuments
    Claude met us at our hotel on time and took us to the Monash Memorial We proceeded to see various War cemeteries
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    Bonnie D
    Edmonton, Alberta
    31
    Doubled booked by tour guide extremely frustrating
    I booked this private tour through Expedia and received confirmation and vouchers . All I had to do was email
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    Richard D
    Paris, France
    2313
    A moving experience for all the family
    Claude is extremely patient, considerate and knowledgeable. He showed considerable patience and indeed with our
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    steel142019
    40
    A heartfelt and knowledgeable tour!
    Where do I start?! As my husband and I were starting to plan our vacation to Europe one of my must do's was to go
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    AucklandExplorer
    Auckland
    41
    WW1 appreciation
    We had a really informative and full day with Claude. He is really well informed and he focused on the areas of
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    Happiness50528350204
    20
    Great day with Claude definitely recommended.
    Great day , wealth of knowledge and overall enjoyable experience Well worth it Thanks Jordan, Colin and Zach
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    Lynda P
    Darwin, Australia
    15948
    Amazing experience
    My husband and I had two big days with Claude and what an experience which was nothing short of amazing. We are
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    Nicola G
    Mississauga, Canada
    4530
    Wonderful Day with So Much Information
    We had a wonderful day with Claude in July 2018. Started with easy communication with Claude during the booking
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    johnxramsay
    10
    Memorable Experience
    Claude is an excellent and knowledgeable guide who went out of his way to provide us with a memorable tour of the
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    250janinea
    4624
    Pilgrimage to pay respects with my Mum, personalized tour.
    We had an excellent day and our guide shed some light on our Great Uncles death. Very personal experience and most
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    yorktown531
    Edgware, United Kingdom
    2910
    Never to be forgotten tour
    Man's folly knows no end, Rows of Hydra's teeth sitting in a tranquil garden surrounded by miles of Battlefields,
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    Gary J
    Chipping Norton, Australia
    21897
    Great Day
    Claude is a fantastic host and guide. Amiable, knowledgeable and professional, he judged the pace of the tour and
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    alsacien75
    Vancouver, Canada
    858412
    Excellent and moving
    This tour far exceeded our expectations! Due to unanticipated family obligations Claude had a colleague, Soren,
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 9h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, French
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