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The Odds and Sods Tour

 

 

Five Day Itinerary

 

Items in Red are Must Sees.

Items in Blue are Possibles, as time allows.

This tour is collaborative and will include a variety of WWI and WWII places of interest.

*Sample* 5 Day Itinerary

Day One – Behind the Lines, WWI

Depart Lille, France or Poperinge, Belgium – 9 a.m.

Oudezele

Kemmel

Poperinge

  • Talbot House and Museum
  • Shot at Dawn

Dozinghem Cemetery

Lijsenthoek Cemetery

 

Day Two – The Coast

Dunkirk, France

  • Operation Dynamo Museum and evacuation beaches WWII

Wimereux, France

  • Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae’s grave and memorial

Lunch in old walled city of Boulogne

Etaples – WWI hospital cemetery

Day Three – Northern France/Southern Flanders

La Coupole – Museum – WWII V2 Rocket manufacture and launch site

Lunch in Mont Cassel

Mont Kemmel

  • WWI bunkers
  • Chateau

Locre

– site of 6th Canadian Field Ambulance WWI

Day Four -WWII Belgium and Bruges

Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

Bruges

  • tour of the old city
  • up the bell tower
  • canal tour
  • The Buffalo Bridge, Manitoba Dragoons WWII

The Last Post, Ypres, BE – 8 p.m.

Day Five – Around the Salient

In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres

  • up to the top of the bell tower

Houthulst Forest

Poelcapelle Old British Cemetery

Guynamer Memorial

Dixmuide

  • De Dodengang (Trench of Death)

Vladlso German Cemetery

 

 

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