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Tanks & Trenches

Europe
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEGFTT

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach
Join us on this WW1 experience as we look at the use of tanks by the British. Visit Pozières, Flanders, Cambrai and the impressive Tank Museum.
PRICE FROM ? £389 per person
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Itinerary

  • Day 1

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

  • Day 2 - Pozières, Flanders & Ypres

    We begin our tour at Pozières, seeing the original Tank Corps Memorial and looking at the first use of tanks at Flers-Courcelette.

    We then travel to Bullecourt, where tanks were used to support the attacks here in April 1917. The museum here includes many tank parts found on the battlefield.

    After lunchtime at Arras, we travel to Flanders to look at the use of tanks here in 1917, seeing the Tank Memorial at Poelcapelle and visiting Hooge Crater Museum which has Tank Corps exhibits.

    We end the day in Ypres for the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate where tank crews killed at Passchendaele are commemorated.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Day 3 - Cambrai

    Today we travel to the Cambrai Battlefields to see where over 400 tanks broke the German Hindenburg Line in November 1917.

    We visit the Cambrai Memorial, see the grave of Brigadier General Bradford VC – the Boy General – before looking at the use of tanks between Havrincourt and Flesquières, seeing the tank memorial.

    After lunch at Cambrai we visit the Tank Museum at Flesquières and end the day in Bourlon Wood.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Day 4

    Return Home

    Meals - Breakfast

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Accommodation

You will stay for three nights at the 3-star Ibis St. Quentin Basilique. The hotel is situated in the heart of the town, with a choice of restaurants and bars within walking distance. Back to top