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very enjoyable day with Wouter!

We did a tour with Wouter and Battlefield Exploration today- very enjoyable! From the beginning... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Nashville, Tennessee
New Zealand Footsteps - a Personal Pilgramage

We contacted Wouter to investigate a very personal tour of the WW1 battlefields to retrace my... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Battlefield Exploration is a specialist battlefield tours provider, providing battlefield tours to the battlefields of the Great War. Based in Ypres, tours run daily to either the Ypres Salient, Messines Ridge, Arras and the Somme. Other...more
Remi Ghesquierestraat 21, Ieper (Ypres) 8940, Belgium
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

We did a tour with Wouter and Battlefield Exploration today- very enjoyable! From the beginning inquiry Wouter was very informative,accommodating and helpful. He mae recommendations on which tour was best for "newbies" to the area- we ended up with a tour of Ypres Salient- wonderful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We contacted Wouter to investigate a very personal tour of the WW1 battlefields to retrace my grandfather's footsteps. We forwarded the records of his service - dates. locations and details from the official war diaries. He delivered everything we expected and more. At times a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Four hours well spent in the company of our guide Wouter Feys. Wouter is an acknowledged expert in the history of the Ypres Salient. We were a small group of three people which made the tour very personal. With the aid of maps and photographs,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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WouterFeys, Eigenaar at Battlefield Exploration, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

It's been a pleasure taking you on tour of the Ypres Salient. Thank you for the wonderful review. Kind regards Wouter

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We arranged for a tour of the Ypres / Passchendaele area a few days before the Passchendaele 100 year Commemoration Service at Tynecot. My partner had a Great Uncle, Northamptonshire Regiment, killed at Passchendaele and his body was never found, having initially been buried but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had booked a tour personalised to our specific family interest- the 13th Battn, RIR. The planning and research that went into it resulted in our guide Jo being able to identify three specific sites where my grandfather had been, including the line of attack...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Wouter is an incredible guide. My sister and I recently returned from a WW1 tour. As Canadians, he tailored the tour and information to our interests. We also saw several less popular sites. He was organized, informative, picked us up in Brussels and dropped us...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank L D
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Our guide, Wouter Feys, is a passionate historian. His knowledge of detail clearly comes from a love of the history and deep respect for the soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War. We spent 7 hours with him, which included a stop at...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had no idea how accommodating, enjoyable and informative our two tours with Wouter would be. As an older couple with no direct personal links with WW1 but an appreciation of the sacrifices made and, hopefully, the lessons to be learned, we wanted to have...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed an informative and memorable, moving visit to the Ypres Salient. Wouter was an excellent guide who was incredibly knowledgeable and very friendly. He was flexible with the itinerary and was happy to accommodate places of interest that cropped up in conversation. The price...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We booked the half day tour with Battlefield Explorer. We had a fantastic tour and Wouter, our guide, was like a fountain of knowledge. There was literally not a question he could not answer. He made the complexities of WWI understandable and brought this trenches...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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