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Flanders Battlefield Tours

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“north salient”(74 reviews)
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Flanders Battlefield Tour is well known for organising both, daily tours of the Ypres Salient and the Somme amongst other Western Front areas. Run by Jacques Ryckebosch and Genevra Charsley both are extremely passionate about the First World War...more
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Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 57 36 04 60
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot begin to express what wonderful tour operators Flanders Battlefield Tours are! We were blessed to have Gen and Raoul on our 2 Ypres Salient North and South Tours, I cannot rate them highly enough! They are full of fascinating facts and information that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So poignant, especially this year. I was overwhelmed by the number of graves - and by the ages of some of the soldiers !!! If only it had been 'the war to end all wars....'

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carol W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jaques was full of information without being overwhelming. He responded to questions brilliantly and although he was so expert made us feel as if we were in conversation with an equal. Despite reading around the subject beforehand, quite extensively, I came away more knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WRanger2014
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

If you come this far to visit the fields you have to book Jacques to take you on the tour. After 40 plus years he still has an amazing passion. He says he is still learning about the 1st world war battle fields. You won’t...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BowenKar
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Jacques was a fountain of knowledge and tailored our weekend perfectly. We visited several sites off the beaten path. These are the sort of places we would never have discovered by ourselves. He and Gen had even taken the trouble to research fallen relatives and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul L
Reviewed 3 December 2018

We had a really interesting and very informative tour around Flanders with Jacques. He was really interesting, incredibly well informed and very good company. The tour included some very popular sites as well as some new and less well known, but equally as interesting locations....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BigStuO
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Jacques is passionate professional and knows just about everything there is to know about WW1. We were also able to personalise our tour by visiting the resting places of relatives. Jacque and his team had even researched their military records and provided us with copies....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LittleLozza76
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

We did an afternoon tour of the South Salient with Jacques. This was possibly the best tour I have done. Jacques is extremely knowledgable and a real enthusiast for the subject. We became aware of how live WW1 is as an issue in this part...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

We did the north Salient tour which is a half day tour leaving from Ypres and visiting various battlefield sites and war cemeteries. It was an excellent tour, our guide and driver was very knowledgeable and her explanations were interesting and thought provoking. The tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

I have nothing but praise for this organisation, our leader and driver was a historian who knew the information which he provided with a sensitivity to what we tourists could take in. The pattern of the tour was finely honed taking in sites which illustrated...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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5 July 2018|
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Response from GenevraYpres_Belgium | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry, and thank you mjharris3 (Worcestershire) for posting a reply, we've been busy yesterday with the 90th Anniversary of the Last Post Association. Yes Debra, unfortunately T/A will not allow links... More
Ali L
1 July 2018|
Response from GenevraYpres_Belgium | Property representative |
Hello Alison, Thank you for your enquiry with Flanders Battlefield Tour we do have availability for a two day tour commencing and concluding from Ieper. Would it be possible for you to email us direct via our website so... More
Evan P
28 June 2018|
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Response from charlenem649 | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the tour company directly. I did all my correspondence by email and they were very prompt in their replies.