Door 2 Tour

Coach Holidays, Escorted Tours & Events

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Battlefields, Breweries & Christmas Markets

Europe
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEGMBF

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach
Visit the Messines Ridge and some WW2 battlefield sites, the Arras Christmas Market and the Bruges Zot Brewery to sample ale, all in one tour!
PRICE FROM ? £469 per person
Plan My Trip

Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Local departure by coach, then to our hotel in France or Belgium, where we stay for three nights.

  • Day 2 - Messines Ridge & Arras

    We travel down the Messines Ridge looking at the mining operations in 1917 when the largest man-made explosion of the war ripped across the Flanders landscape. We then look at the story of the Christmas Truce in 1914, when both sides came out into No Man’s Land. After lunch at Hooge we travel to Arras to visit a local French brewery before spending time in the large Arras Christmas market held in the main square.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Day 3 - Bruges

    Today we look at the Second World War battlefields in Belgium seeing the superb Liberation Museum at Knocke-Heist with its amazing displays of WW2 material and vehicles. We then look at the fighting in this area in 1944, after lunch we go to the Bruges Zot Brewery for an included brewery tour and then spend time in Bruges for the excellent Christmas market.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Day 4

    Return home.

    Meals - Breakfast

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Accommodation

You will stay for three nights at the 3-star Hotel des Acacias in Neuville-en-Ferrain. 
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