THE SOMME BATTLEFIELDS
Following the path of remembrance
Daily tours from St-Quentin, Amiens, Albert, Arras or Péronne (for other towns, please contact us) For up to 3 people. Starting from 9am and finishing at 4.30pm
(for more than 3 people, please contact us)
This tour is following the British Army strategy from July to November 1916 during the battle of the Somme and is recommended as a first introduction to the Great War and trench warfare.
The visit of the Lochnagar mine crater site will be the best place to introduce the Somme offensive of 1916 on the 1st of July.
We’ll discover the new strategy planed after the disaster of the first day, through the battle of Mametz wood, the capture of the Bazentin Ridge and the way to Thiepval ridge. Following the visit of Thiepval Memorial to the Missing, the tour will move through the Ancre valley after the capture of the German position at the Ulster tower.
The visit of the preserved trench system of the Newfoundland Park will help us to understand trench warfare.
This itinerary is subject to change depending on request (relative’s grave visit for example)
This tour includes :
- Pick up and drop off at the train station or hotel
- Museum entrance fees (if time permits)
- Transportation in a luxurious air-conditioned Mercedes V-Class
- Local experienced English speaking guide
Please contact us for the cost, dates and further information