Follow the trail of World War I soldiers on this poignant full-day tour of the Flanders battlefields from Brussels. Focusing on the tributes that pepper the Belgian countryside around Ypres, the tour gives a well-considered introduction to both the tragedy and heroism associated with the world’s first major conflict. Visit evocative graves at the German Military Cemetery of Vladslo and Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, and then relax over lunch in a nice restaurant. Explore the In Flanders’ Field Museum, and finish by attending the Last Post Ceremony in Ypres.
• 13 hours
Explore Flanders’ World War I battlefields on a full-day tour from Bruges, following in the footsteps of soldiers from around the world. With an expert guide at your side, put the scale of Belgian’s WWI battles into a semblance of perspective with visits to poignant memorials in the area around Ypres. Discover dignified tributes at sites like the German Military Cemetery of Vladslo and Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, and then relax over lunch in Passchendaele’s Old Cheese Factory. Visit In Flanders’ Field Museum, and finish by attending the Last Post Ceremony in Ypres.
• 11 hours
To mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I and the 100th anniversary of the battle of Passchendaele (1917), take this profoundly moving private tour of Belgium’s Flanders battlefields from Brussels – a Viator Exclusive available nowhere else. Visit the German "Student Cemetery" in Langemark, Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and memorials to the many soldiers who lost their lives during the war. See where John McCrae wrote his famous poem ‘In Flanders Fields’ and the sites of major battles. Finally, witness an emotional daily tribute to the fallen at the Last Post ceremony in Ypres. Being on a private tour allows you the flexibility to adjust the itinerary and ensures more individualized attention from your guide.
• 13 hours