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For over 15 years France At Leisure has organised  ANZAC tours to the Somme battlefields.
Our tours have been specifically designed to cover ANZAC battlefield sites and designed for Australian travelers. 

 

1 DAY: Somme Battlefields

Duration: All day
Start: 9:30 Am
Condition: Minimum 2 people
Price: A$250 per person
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Day Tour - out of Amiens

  • Pick Up time: 9.30am at Amiens Train Station

  • Drop off time: 5.00 – 5.15pm approximately at Amiens train station

The Western Front Tour operated by the longest established Australian battlefield tour company for the western front battlefields.


Our professional tour guide specialize in taking Australians to memorials, battlefields, military cemeteries and to visit the grave sites of fallen relatives and friends. Whether your interest is personal or historical, this tour is extremely informative.

Few of the sites visited during the tour:

  • Visit the Adelaide cemetery
  • Villers-Bretonneux Franco-Australian museum and school
  • Australian national memorial
  • Albert, Pozieres
  • Beaumont Hamel Trench Park
  • Australian 1st division Memorials…

Limited number of people, we recommend you to book early.

Recommended Train from Paris Gare du Nord:  7h28am, arriving Amiens at 8h47am. 

Please check timing prior as these may have changed.

(Transport via Mini Bus)

2018 ANZAC Day centenary tour

Duration: 11 days / 10 nights
Tour dates: 21 April - 1 May 2018
Cost per person:  TBA later this year

Register your interest today to receive final itinerary and tour inclusions
or to secure a spot
(no financial commitment needed). 

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2018 ANZAC DAY CENTENARY COMMEMORATION TOUR

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21 April - 1 May 2018 
11 Day / 10 Night tour to Paris - Amiens and Ypres

Every year, Australians make the journey to the Somme to attend the ANZAC DAY Dawn Service at Villers-Bretonneux. 

As for France at Leisure's 2015 successful Centenary Tour, we are currently designing a similar package for a small group of Australians and covering the significant battlefield sites of the Somme and Flanders.


In WW1, Australian troops entered the trenches of France and Belgium. Three years later over 46,000 were dead.
In April 1918, the Germans threatened the vital rail hub in Amiens, in northern France, and capture the village of Villers-Bretonneux.
On the 24/25th April 1918 Australian and British troops halted the advance, and forced a German withdrawal. Amiens was saved!. 

-"This boutique escorted tour is all about retracing this crucial part of European history and the ANZAC contribution and sacrifices". 
    Tour escort Mr. Kieran McCarthy .

Download expression of interest form (with no financial commitment) 


As part of the launch of our 2018 Anzacs on the Somme Centenary Tour please follow the link to website of our tour guide , Mr Kieran McCarthy for videos and images of past tours he has conducted for France@Leisure .This website will be updated regularly on the progress of our tour , and with many other items regarding the Great War .

 


Inclusions & Highlights 

  • 10 nights in Paris, Amiens (Somme) and Ypres (Flanders)
  • Small group of maximum 28 travellers
  • Program designed around ANZAC sites
    • Visit the Adelaide Cemetery
    • Villers-Bretonneux Franco-Australian Museum and school
    • ANZAC Day Dawn Service
    • Australian National Memorial
    • Albert, Pozieres and Mouquet farm 
    • Beaumont Hamel Trench Park
    • Bullecourt
    • Fromelles
    • Mont St Quentin 
    • Messines Ridge
    • Passchendaele 
    • Polygon Wood 
    • Last Post ceremony at Menin Gate 
  • Escorted by Brisbane based ANZAC history expert Mr. Kieran McCarthy and assisted with France at Leisure's local tourism professional partners. 

This unique ANZAC DAY tour has been specifically designed for Australians planning to commemorate 2018 ANZAC Day centenary. 

For a more details on this 2018 ANZAC DAY Tour package and itinerary, contact France at Leisure by email or call Christian Blondeau on 1300 302 623.