American Private Day Tour "In Flanders Fields"

American Private Day Tour "In Flanders Fields"

Enjoy the luxury of a private tour with your own personal guide and private transportation. Of course as a private tour we can be flexible with regards to your requests. I am a well established Battlefield historian and author and have been guiding in the area for several years. As an Expat Brit living in Belgium you can book me in confidence knowing there will be no language issues, I also have a great level of local knowledge which means I am able to recommend hotels, restaurants etc should you wish to know.
Ypres Battlefield Tours are the perfect partner for your battlefield pilgrimage.
I look forward to meeting you
Roger Steward

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Flanders Field American Cemetery, Wortegemseweg 117, Waregem 8790 Belgium

Visit the beautifully maintained cemetery, pausing for reflection as you walk amongst the graves of the 368 men buried within its grounds and then the chapel which records the names of the 43 Americans who have no identified grave.
Having paid our respects in the Cemetery we will then spend time in the excellent visitor centre to learn of the importance of the American contribution in the Great War.


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Waregem, Waregem, West Flanders Province

Visit to the memorial of Michele Chimienti and the sad story of his death.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Oudenaarde, Oudenaarde, East Flanders Province

A visit to the site of Ohio Bridge and Memorial of the 37th Division with its famous Bison statues.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Oudenaarde, Oudenaarde, East Flanders Province

Memorial to Sergeant Paul Smithhisler and Franke Burke, the story of a heroic river crossing and selfless sacrifice.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Oudenaarde, Oudenaarde, East Flanders Province

The beautiful Memorial to the 37th and 91st American Divisions.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Oudenaarde, Oudenaarde, East Flanders Province

The stunning town hall and market square in the centre of Oudenaarde.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Kemmel, 8956 Heuvelland, Belgium

Monument to 27th and 30th American Divisions and the story of their input in the Fifth Battle of Ypres

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ieper (Ypres), Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders Province

Lankhoff Farm Bunkers on the outskirts of Ypres

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Poperinge, Belgium

Lijsenhoek Cemetery. A guided tour of the second largest British and Commonwealth War Grave Cemetery in Belgium and the story of the Americans who lay in its grounds

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"



Start Time: 09:00 AM
Duration: 8 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Lunch - A light sandwich lunch and a soft drink is included in the price
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water - Free bottle of water is included in the price
  • All Fees and Taxes

Not Included

  • Alcoholic Beverages

Facilities


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