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The Ypres Salient Battles

 

Five Day Itinerary

 

Items in Red are Must Sees

Items in Blue are Possibles, as time allows

Itineraries can be created Collaboratively

Day One – Behind the Lines

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 – 2nd Battle of Ypres, April 22 to May 9, 1915

Vlamertinge

  • Church and Cemetery

Essex Farm

  • walk on the dyke to In Flanders Fields site

Yorkshire Trench
Kitcheners Wood
Mouse Trap Farm
Frezenberg and PPCLI Memorial
The Brooding Soldier, St.Julien
Menin Gate – The Last Post 8 pm

 

 

Day Three – Hooge, St.Eloi Craters and Hill 62, 1915 & 1916

Hooge

  • Hooge Museum

St.Eloi Craters
Zillebeke Lake
Sanctuary Wood

  • Museum

Hill 62
Maple Copse Cemetery

Day Four – Passchendaele/3rd Battle of Ypres – July 31 to November 10, 1917

Walk up Passchendaele Ridge from Varlet Farm

  • in the footsteps of the Canadian Corps

Passchendaele Museum
Tyne Cot Cemetery


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
Steenstraat
Menin Gate, The Last Post 8 pm

 

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