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2Xplore Flanders Fields

Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 475 51 98 28
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A fantastic 1/2 day tour. Patrick is immensely knowledgeable and passionate about the battlefields... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
acespace75
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Ypres Salient Tour

The half day Ypres Salient Tour was fantastic! Patrick presented the information and arranged the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Todd K
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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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“If you want a superb tour of the WW1 battlefields then you can do no better than be guided by Patrick! Himself a senior military man of considerable contemporary experience, he cleverly sets out an interesting series of events that, at the end of the day, come together to provide a fascinating insight into The Great War! " 2Xplore Tours differs because of its unique concept. Forget about endless lectures and ready explanations on the usual tourist sites. A careful selection is made of “must-see” sites and “off the beaten track” (private) sites, going local!
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Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
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+32 475 51 98 28
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic 1/2 day tour. Patrick is immensely knowledgeable and passionate about the battlefields. He tells stories at each site that bring everything to life. So much was crammed into the 1/2 day but you never felt rushed - plenty of time to wander about...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The half day Ypres Salient Tour was fantastic! Patrick presented the information and arranged the tour in such an excellent way that you couldn't help but feel the overwhelming history of the area and understand at least as much as possible the conditions and horror...More

Thank Todd K
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Patrick J, Owner at 2Xplore Flanders Fields, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review ! Best wishes, Patrick

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1/2 day tour was fantastic! We were totally overwhelmed with what to do when we found the 2xplore tour. Small group, comfortable vehicle and an overview of Flanders fields. This tour hit all of those marks. The knowledge shared about the area, the war, the...More

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Patrick J, Owner at 2Xplore Flanders Fields, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this review, much appreciated ! Best wishes, Patrick

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

I was trying to book a World War One tour for my very limited time in Belgium, and I feel that finding Patrick was a total gift. A military man himself, he is full of knowledge and insights into the complexities of the war, the...More

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Patrick J, Owner at 2Xplore Flanders Fields, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comprehensive review. I'm glad to hear everything worked out well ! Best wishes, Patrick

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We had a day tour with Patrick. He was just brilliant explaining everything so clearly and with great passion and knowledge. We visited many sites and gained much information on the various battles and appalling loses. An extremely informative tour. The lunch stop was basic...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Our first trip to Ypres to visit and pay respect to a relatives grave. Patrick went out of his way to try to paint a picture of what life was like for our relative during the war and really brought everything to life, i’d highly...More

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Patrick J, Owner at 2Xplore Flanders Fields, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you for your time in writing this review. It was my pleasure showing you the places where your relative must have served over here. Lest we forget !

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Patrick is simply superb at explaining the battlefields around Ypres and putting it all into context . This was our first visit and very intense . If I had a minor observation it would be to have a more coffee breaks in the day However...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Patrick is an extremely good guide, his knowledge of events and the area is immense. If you need to trace a relative of the Great War he will help you find that person.He takes you to places that a lot of tours do not cover,...More

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Patrick J, Owner at 2Xplore Flanders Fields, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you for your kind review. Glad to hear this is a day you will remember ! Best regards, Patrick

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We booked a tour with Patrick at late notice and then were held up by traffic on the highway - he was very accommodating and organised to meet us at the next point so we didn’t miss out. His knowledge was astounding and the places...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Patrick was a fabulous tour guide, I was guided by the reviews and really happy to say they were spot on. Patrick was able to bring the war to life. He started the tour with a comprehensive review of how these battle changed and progressed...More

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Patrick J, Owner at 2Xplore Flanders Fields, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you for your kind review, always nice to hear you enjoyed the tour ! I wish you all the best, Patrick

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Paul L
30 May 2018|
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Response from Patrick J | Property representative |
Hello Paul, Thank you for your enquiry. I have availability left for the 4th of July. I can send you more information about the tour and about your stay in Ieper. Please mail your request to info@2xplore.be and I will get... More
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SPtraveler_13
15 July 2015|
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Response from Patrick J | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. I can provide you with a battlefield tour on the 13th of August. But you will have to come to Ieper. Please let me know your mail address and I will send you a detailed itinerary and more... More
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