This weekend tour is the perfect mini break for those wishing to explore both France and Belgium and the history that they both uphold. You will be given time to explore both Ypres, Ostend and Brugge as well as Lille where the hotel is based.
ItineraryDay 1: Ferry to Belgium with a visit of YpresPass By: Anderson Tours, London, England06:00 - London Pick up07:05 - After our London pick up, we make the journey to the Ferry port in Dover.10:00 - Dover to Dunkirk ferry crossing.13:00 - On arrival in Dunkirk we journey to the Belgian city of Ypres.Stop At: Ypres Salient14:00 - Arrival in Ypres. You'll have free time in the historic city of Ypres for lunch and to explore the area.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ostende City Center, Ostend, West Flanders Province15:30 - We get back on board the coach to travel to Ostend. You will have time to enjoy this traditional Belgium city. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Vieux-Lille, Lille, Nord, Hauts-de-France18:30 - Depart Ostend for Lille.20:00 - We check into our hotel in Lille. The rest of the afternoon and night you will have free time to explore this French city.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at a hotel in Lille, France Day 2: Visit of Lille & Brugge and travel back to LondonStop At: Vieux-Lille, Lille, Nord, Hauts-de-France08:00 - Breakfast is included at the hotel. After breakfast you'll also have free time in Lille before we check out and head to Brugge11:30 - We depart from the hotel, and travel to Brugge.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Historic Centre of Brugge, Bruges, West Flanders Province13:00 - On arrival in Brugge. your tour manager will walk you to the town Square. You will have plenty of free time to discover this fantastic town which is famous for its architecture, lace and chocolate.17:00 - Late afternoon we depart Brugge. for our return journey to Dunkirk, with time permitting we'll stop at a chocolate factory enroute for you to buy some Belgian treats!20:00 - Dunkirk to Dover ferry crossing.21:00 - We arrive back in Dover.23:30 - Approximate time of arrival into central London. Duration: 8 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.