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World War One – 01

5 to 7 days

Five Day Itinerary

 

Items in Red are Must Sees

Items in Blue are Possibles, as time allows

 

Day One – France
Depart Lille, France 9 a.m.

Battle of Vimy Ridge – April 9 – 14, 1917
Vimy Monument
Notre Dame de Lorette
Ring of Remembrance
Battle of Hill 70 – August 15 – 25, 1917
Hill 70 Memorial @ Loos-en-Gohelle
Arras – Tour of Wellington Tunnels

Day Two – France

Canadians First Battle in WWI – Fleurbaix, February/March 1915

Fleurbaix/Neuve-Chapelle

  • Indian Memorial
  • Portugese Memorial

Battle of the Somme – July 1 – November, 1916

  • Beaumont Hamel – Newfoundland Memorial
  • Courcelette
  • Adanac Cemetery
  • Regina Trench and Cemetery
  • Thiepval Memorial
  • Bapaume Post Cemetery

Menin Gate Ceremony, Ypres, Belgium – 8:00 p.m.

 

Day Three – Belgium

Behind the Lines

Poperinghe

  • Talbot House
  • Shot at Dawn
  • Dozinghem Cemetery/walk
  • Lijsenthoek Cemetery
  • Poperinghe Old British Cemetery

Lunch in Kemmel or Cassel

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

Vlamertinghe

Essex Farm and John McCrae

  • walk on the dyke to area where In Flanders Fields was written
  • meet with local historian

Day Four – Belgium

Kitcheners Wood

Langemark German Cemetery

St.Julien Memorial – Vancouver Corner

In Flanders Fields Museum 

Day Five – Belgium

Passchendaele – The 3rd Battle of Ypres, July 30 – November 10, 1917

  • Walk up to Passchendaele Ridge from Varlet Farm
  • Passchendaele Canadian Memorial
  • Passchendaele Museum
  • Tyne Cot Cemetery

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