Ypres Battlefield Tours offers a wide variety of tour packages, all promising that added personal touch.
The tours are all conducted at a relaxed pace, therefore giving clients time to reflect on the events that took place on the very ground upon which they are standing.
Clients with all levels of knowledge are welcome and questions and discussion are encouraged.
All tours can be tailored to your requirements, giving you the space and time required.
In Flanders Fields and
Visiting some of the most iconic sites in the north of the Ypres Salient and covering subjects such as the In Flanders Fields poem, gas attacks and Passchendaele, this popular tour is a must for those needing a general overview of the Great War in the Ypres Salient.
Beneath Hill 60
The Tunnellers war
Focusing on the war underground, this full - day tour visits the many sites where men fought a brutal, psychological conflict deep beneath the surface of Flanders fields. Working in complete silence and at depths of over 30 metres, men of the Royal Engineers planted huge explosive charges deep beneath enemy lines which,when fired, obliterated the enemy above.
Wanting to follow in the footsteps of your ancestors?
Canadian, Australian and New Zealand focused tours are always a popular part of our itinerary, and requests from all nationalities are most welcome.
Exploring iconic sites in the south of the salient, this tour covers Hooge Crater and the trenches, Hill 60, the Battle of Messines, the underground war and includes a visit to the Christmas Truce site of 1914.
Another full day of battlefield visits to trenches, dugouts and bunkers; the surviving remnants of the war in the Ypres Salient.
This tour takes in a mixture of British and German sites and structures, and is ideal for those who wish to get off the beaten track and see some of the hidden remnants of the Great War.
Behind the Lines
On average, an infantryman in the Great War could expect to serve roughly fifteen days a month in the trench systems and the balance in the tented camps and villages behind the lines.
Visiting Poperinge and the surrounding area, we shall uncover the fascinating story of the army at rest and recreation during the Great War.
Bespoke tours designed for your specific requirements, visiting the graves of your ancestors and loved ones, and if possible, the sites where they fell.
Please contact Ypres Battlefield Tours in advance to discuss your specific requirements.