Discover the city of Lille with a 1.15hour city tour. You will travel by minibus around Lille's historical sites, along water and green spaces to appreciate an extraordinary panorama of the city, from the origin to the most contemporary districts.
• 1.25 hours
Picking up at Arras railway station or your hotel, the Somme day tour visits the momentous locations of the War's most infamous campaign, from the disasters of the 1st july 1916 to the attrition of the autumn. You will visit the must see sights, trenches, mine craters, learn about the weapons, communications and mining. In the afternoon we concentrate on the 1918 battles around Amiens and includes a visit to the Australian Memorial to the Missing at Villers Bretonnex and new Monash Centre (opening May 2018). If you have a relative or a particular interest we can build that into your itinerary, using the latest GPS software you will literally walk in the footsteps of heros.
• 8 hours
Both charming and cultural this 2CV tour, lead by your drivers/guides enable you to live an unforgettable experience in a friendly and pleasant atmosphere. During the tour, you will discover anecdotes of the monuments and streets of Lille and learn about Lille's history and architecture.
• 1 hour
Visit Fromelles and Ypres, and delve into Europe’s World War I history on this fully guided day tour from Arras. Explore famous WWI battle sites including Fromelles and the Pheasant Wood cemetery and Cobbers’ Memorial. We follow the path of the War through 1917, Messines Ridge and Hill 60, Polygon Wood, Passchendaele and the Tyne Cot Cemetery. Explore Ypres at your leisure, then take part in the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate before your onward travel to Lille or return to Arras. This is a long and emotional day and can be taken alone or added with another of our day tours. There is an opportunity to follow in a relatives footsteps or lay a wreath at the Menin Gate Ceremony in the evening.
• 12 hours
A practical must-have, the Lille City Pass is the answer to all your visiting needs, whether you're staying one day or longer. Make considerable savings in Lille, the capital of the Nord-Pas de Calais region.
• 3 days
You will see the Australian Soldier of Bullecourt, Le Hamel where John Monash used for the 1st time tanks and infantry on a modern way, Albert and Thiepval Memorial and Pozières, the Windmill are the other places you will also visit that day.
• 9 hours
New and original, you will visit Lille on authentic and beautiful Dutch bicycles just like in Amsterdam.During a two hour long tour, you will discover Lille’s main sites of interest as well as the history of Lille “at the water's edge." Your cycling guide will show you what he loves about his city and will stop a dozen times to comment.
• 2 hours
Stand in the tunnels where Canadian troops stood before the assault on Vimy Ridge, visit the Canadian and German trenches. You will see the scattered landscape of the Newfoundland Memorial Park in Beaumont Hamel. Thiepval Memorial, Courcelette Canadian Memorial will also been visited.
• 9 hours
Explore Canadian World War I history in Vimy and Belgium on this 12-hour battlefield tour from Lille or Arras. Follow a guide through Vimy’s WW1 trenches and discover sites of interest including Hill 145, the Canadian Passchendaele Memorial, the St. Julien Memorial, and the Tyne Cot Military Cemetery. See where John McRae wrote his famous poem ‘In Flanders Fields’ and visit the Langemark German war cemetery. Then, finish your tour at the Last Post ceremony in Ypres. This tour of Canada’s WW1 sites includes round-trip travel from Lille or Arras.
• 12 hours
Explore Flanders and Fromelles, and delve into Australia’s World War I history on this 9-hour small-group battlefield tour from Lille. Travel through Flanders and Fromelles with a guide, and discover key sites of interest including the Cobbers’ Memorial, the Tyne Cot Cemetery in Passchendaele, and the VC Corner Cemetery — France’s only exclusively Australian WWI cemetery. Learn of the thousands of Australian soldiers who laid down their lives, and see the many ways in which the Commonwealth War Graves Commission mark their sacrifice. This tour includes round-trip travel from your Lille hotel.
• 12 hours