|Tour date 2014:||21 April|
|Information:||No war historians on this tour|
To many, Gallipoli is symbolic of the birth of the ANZACs yet more and more Australians are discovering that amongst the muddy battlefields of the Somme and Flanders there is a much bigger and more compelling ANZAC story to be told.
The next few years will see the 100th year anniversaries of so many tragic events of the First World War. Gallipoli, Fromelles, Poziers, Bullecourt, Passchendaele and of course Villers-Bretonneux, more and more people will feel the need to visit these memorable sites and moving locations that spawned the magnificent ANZAC Legend. To understand what went on, what actually happened and fully grasp the huge and powerful ANZAC story waiting to be told. A story of incredible valour and fortitude, amidst the carnage of human destruction, which the world had never seen before.
OUR POPULAR ANZAC DAY TOUR : Our shorter, simpler ANZAC Day on the Somme tour is ideally suited to travellers with constraints on time. This tried and tested programme is led by a specialist Battlefield Tour Manager and focuses specifically on the commemorative sites of the Somme battlefields. Staying four nights in the very heart of Amiens, close to Villers-Bretonneux allows for comprehensive sightseeing, quality touring and easy access to the moving ANZAC Day Dawn Service.
Contact us now to pre-order our 2014 ANZAC brochure or pre-register for any tours. Tour prices will be made available in July.
|Condition:||Minimum 2 people|
|Price:||A$220 per person|
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)