20 rue Gabriel Fauré
02100 Saint-Quentin, France

+33 (0)6 31 31 85 02

e-mail :

512 248 816 RCS Saint-Quentin
Lecturing-guide licence : 10-02-006-P
Transport licence : 2015/22/0000452
Insurance : Allianz-Axa

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CHEMINS D’HISTOIRE organises guided tours of the First World War Battlefields. Created in 2009, the company is based in Saint-Quentin, located on the Hindenburg Line. We conduct tailor made tours and tours for individuals or groups. We have also shared our experiences with official delegations and reporters.

Your guide Olivier Dirson lives in Saint-Quentin, on the Hindenburg Line. His home village of Montbrehain, was the theatre of the last battle of the Australian troops. Olivier is very passionate about the local History.

The Historial, Museum of the Great War in Péronne can attest to Olivier’s knowledge of the Great War and battlefields.

He is also an official guide and lecturer of the “Town and Countries of Art and History” of the French Ministry of Culture, and a member of the Somme Battlefields’ Partner label.


Press reviews :

• France Revisited
• Vidéo France 3
• Pays du Nord


Our tours are conducted in our double air-conditioned luxurious last generation Mercedes V-Class.
Complying with the strict French and European rules and regulations concerning transportation, we can assure you that our company,
Chemins d’Histoire, respects all transportation laws, which include regular vehicle maintenance and other regulations ensuring safe travel