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A long way to come but oh so worth it!

We are from Australia and took time out of our UK trip to tour the Ypres Salient with Jacques... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Wilendara
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Bathurst, Australia
Excellent Tour

Gen was our guide for the 'Extended Tour South Salient'. She knows her subject inside out and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ken S
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We are from Australia and took time out of our UK trip to tour the Ypres Salient with Jacques. There was a special reason for visiting Ypres. Like so many others, my Grandfather was listed as missing on 9th October 1917. The day exceeded all...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Gen was our guide for the 'Extended Tour South Salient'. She knows her subject inside out and the tour was both informative and extremely interesting. And Gen took us to some sites that we had not previously visited. Although this was a 'group' tour, my...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a wonderful tour of the North Salient Jacques last week. This tour can be recommended to anyone (we have already done so). Jacques was very knowledgeable and interesting, he certainly knew his stuff. His knowledge was tremendous and he imparted it with clarity...More

Thank thorntonbradshaws
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a tour of the Northern Sailent with Jaques, who was the most knowledgable charming and delightful guide you could have chosen. His knowledge love and passion for the WW1 sites and stories is unparalleled. Every site we visited or landmark we passed Jacques...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Raoul for a wonderful tour last week, you kept us and our children entertained. We all agreed it was the highlight of our trip to Belgium. Happy to recommend to others.

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments regarding the tour, Raoul will be happy to read them, just as we were reading your sons account of his trip to Belgium and the battlefield tour, very nicely written. Kind regards Flanders Battlefield Tour

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked with this company on the recommendation of Hotel Ariane and were so pleased that we did. All aspects of the booking (by email) and administration of our tour were handled very efficiently. We booked the four hour North Salient tour as this appeared...More

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for completing a review, we're pleased that we lived up to the recommendation from the Ariane Hotel. We are blessed with our guides such as Andre. Thank you again. Kind regards Flanders Battlefield Tour

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend asked me if I fancied a coach trip to the Battlefields in Ypres, Belgium, to find the grave of her late uncle. It wasn't a place that I'd ever thought about going to, to be honest, and I'd never done a coach trip...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited Ypres for the last two years and this year we had a private tour specifically to find our great uncle. Jacques took us down into France to Hermies Hill British Cemetery and enabled us to pay our respects. We then traveled on...More

Thank ston1964
GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review, we're pleased that you found your day on the Somme a memorable experience not only for the sites that you visited but on the information regarding your relative. It's the least we can do for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I booked a private tour as we had specifics we needed to investigate about relations who fought in WW1. We provided Jacques with the details, names, unit/battalion and it was absolutely amazing the additional detail he was able to gather to make...More

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review it is very much appreciated Mark. We're pleased that you found the tour interesting and that you were able to visit the places that were key to your relatives. We hope that you find the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Ypres in May to commemorate the centenary of the death of our great uncle who served in the Great War. We booked a one day private tour with Flanders Battlefield Tours. Our guide Jacque was excellent - he provovided clear overview of the...More

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review it is appreciated. Jacques is pleased that you enjoyed the tour with him and with the information obtained from our research. Thank you again. Kind regards Flanders Battlefield Tour - Genevra & Jacques

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DebraB_SoCal
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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
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1 July 2018|
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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
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You need to contact the tour company directly. I did all my correspondence by email and they were very prompt in their replies.
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