Tyne Cot Cemetry, Ypres
The Somme is a byword for British and British trench system still remains, DAY 5 – We travel through the villages
Irish sacrifice in the Great War; from before finishing at the Peace Tower of Flanders before catching the
deadly summer’s day to snow which at Messines. overnight ferry to Hull.
ended the fighting, the Somme was a Hotel – Park Inn Lille Grand Stade, Overnight – P&O Cruiseferry (outside
battle of contrasts and the bloodiest Villeneuve d’Ascq *** (3 nights B&B, 2D) en-suite cabins with side-by-side beds,
day in the entire history of the all meals included)
British Army. DAY 3 – Included today are the
communal graveyard at Bailleul, the DAY 6 – Hull to Belfast via Cairnryan
ITINERARY Brandhoek New Military Cemetery, In with Stena Line.
Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres and
DAY 1 – Europa Buscentre to Hull via the Last Post ceremony at Menin Gate.
P&O Ferries from Larne to Cairnryan. Dinner is not provided tonight. DATES & PRICES
Overnight – P&O Cruiseferry Depart Return Price
(outside en-suite cabins with side-by- DAY 4 – The first stop today is the Sunday Friday
side beds, all meals included) South African memorial at Deville 6.15am 10.15pm
Wood followed by Thiepval and the
Ulster Tower, the memorial to all who 16 Jul 21 Jul £549
DAY 2 – Driving south to Passchendaele died in the Great War on the Somme
(100th anniversary) we visit Tyne Cot battlefields, and finally the trenches at Price Excludes
Cemetery, the German Cemetery at Beaumont Hamel. • Single Room/Cabin Supplement £130
Langemark, followed by Sanctuary • Holiday Insurance
Wood (Hill 62), where a section of a
& THE ARMISTICE
In Flanders Fields Museum
We return to Flanders this year to DAY 2 – We drive south to Passchendaele DAY 5 – We travel through the villages
commemorate Armistice Day ceremony to the visitor’s centre at Tyne Cot of Flanders, catching the overnight
at the Menin Gate. We also include Cemetery, before arriving at the German ferry to England.
visits to the In Flanders Fields museum, Cemetery at Langemark. We finish the Overnight – P&O Cruiseferry (outside
Passchendaele (100 years on), Ulster day at Essex Farm and the Peace Tower en-suite cabins with side-by-side beds,
Tower, the German Cemetery at at Messines. all meals included)
Langemark and other less well known Hotel – Hotel Altia, Neuville
sites of great interest to Northern en Ferrain **** (3 nights B&B, 2D) DAY 6 – Hull to Belfast via Cairnryan
Ireland people with memories of both with Stena Line.
the 16th Irish and 36th Ulster Divisions. DAY 3 – We have a full day exploring
the Somme area taking in Albert, the
Newfoundland ‘Caribou’, the trenches DATES & PRICES
ITINERARY at Beaumont Hamel, Thiepval and the Depart Return Price
DAY 1 – Europa Buscentre to Hull via Ulster Tower, the memorial to all who WednesdayMonday
died in the Great War on the Somme 6.15am 10.15pm
P&O Ferries from Larne to Cairnryan. battlefields.
Overnight – P&O Cruiseferry (outside 8 Nov 13 Nov £499
en-suite cabins with side-by-side beds, DAY 4 – We travel to Ypres today to
all meals included) witness the moving Last Post at Menin Price Excludes
Gate and also include a visit to the In • Single Room/Cabin Supplement £115
Flanders Fields Museum. Dinner is not • Holiday Insurance
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