Australian and New Zealand Battlefield Day Tour in the Somme from Lille or Arras

Cultural & Theme Tours in Lille

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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.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: École VictoriaYou will stand at the Victoria School rebiuld with the help of Australian school Children.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Australian War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Somme, Hauts-de-FranceYou will stand at the memorial bearing 11 000 names of Australians that died in France during WW1 and have no known grave. You can go up in the tower to have a view on the battlefields.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sir John Monash Centre, Fouilloy, Somme, Hauts-de-FranceYou will spend an hour and a half to see the Centre.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Australian Corps Memorial, Le Hamel, Oise, Hauts-de-FranceYou will stand on the German lines and see from where Sir John Monash launched the assault on 4 July 1918.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lochnagar Crater, Ovillers-la-Boisselle, Somme, Hauts-de-FranceYou will stand near the Crater.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Pozieres Memorial, Pozieres, Somme, Hauts-de-FranceFor Australian visitors spending time in Pozières to see the 1st Australian Division Memomrial, Moo Cow, and the Windmill Memorials.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Longueval, Somme, Hauts-de-FranceFor New Zealand visitors focus on the Caterpillar Cemetery and the Memorial. Going to...Duration: 1 hourStop At: NZ MemorialSeeing the Memorial and the Caterpillar valley.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Historial de la Grande Guerre - Musee de Thiepval, Thiepval, Somme, Hauts-de-FranceVisit of the Thiepval Memorial and the museumDuration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Historial de la Grande Guerre - Musee de Thiepval

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Souvenirs, photos


  • Family friendly
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver