Remembrance tour. The fairytale city of Bruges & the poppies of Flanders Fields

Remembrance tour. The fairytale city of Bruges & the poppies of Flanders Fields

We first take you to Bruges. Your guide will explain the stories and secrets behind the city’s history from the Viking period until the end of the Middle Ages. You see literally ‘all’ highlights of Bruges. You even have the option to enjoy a pleasant boat trip along the narrow canals.
After a short lunchbreak we leave for Flanders Fields which was one of the major battlegrounds in the First World War. Our expert guide will help you throughout the visit to understand the events that led to the first world war and how the catastrophe developed. We take you to Passchendaele battlefield and the Tyne Cot Cemetery, the largest Commonwealth cemetery in the world where British, Australian and Canadian soldiers lie at rest. You visit the Monument of the ‘Brooding Soldier’ and Essex Farm.
At 8 pm you attend the Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate, a daily tribute to all Commonwealth soldiers and officers that were missing after battle.



Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Tyne Cot Cemetery, Tynecotstraat, Zonnebeke 8980 Belgium

Zonnebeke is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the villages of Beselare, Gheluvelt, Passendale, Zandvoorde and Zonnebeke proper.

Pass By: Hill 60, Zwarteleenstraat 36-40, Ieper (Ypres) 8902 Belgium

Hill 60 is a World War I battlefield memorial site and park in the Zwarteleen area of Zillebeke south of Ypres, Belgium.

Stop At: Essex Farm Cemetery, east side of the N369 Ieper - Boezinge Rd, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

This was the dressing station where Dr. John McCrae wrote the famous poem "in Flanders Fields".

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Last Post ceremony, Menin Gate, Ieper (Ypres) Belgium

A daily tribute to all commonwealth soldiers and officers that were missing after battle.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bruges, Bruges, West Flanders Province

City of Bruges

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Passendale, 8980 Zonnebeke, Belgium

Passchendaele

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"



Start Time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 13 Hours
Start location: Rue du Marché Aux Herbes 61, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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

Included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Breadmeal
  • Professional multilingual guide

Not Included

  • Hotel pick up & drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Facilities


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