Private tour to somme battlefields from paris, including sir john monash centre

From

198 €


Duration

~ 11 H

The full horror of 20th century industrialised warfare was nowhere more intense that in the Somme in 1916. By the end of 1st July some 57,000 Commonwealth soldiers had become casualties, by the end of the offensive in November, more than 1 million soldiers had been wounded, captured or killed.

Enjoy a private tour with you own driver/guide for a day of remembrance and discover some of the areas which suffered severely in these violent and bloody battles of the Great War. You will start the day at the 1918 battlefields around Villers-Bretonneux, and pay your respects to the fallen at The Australian Memorial where you will also visit John Monash Centre. You will then be driven to the 1916 sites starting with the Lochnager Crater at La Boisselle, Pozières and the Thiepval Memorial to the 72,000 British and South African soldiers who were killed and have no known grave.

You will finish this moving day with a tour around the Newfoundland Memorial Park at Beaumont-Hamel with its preserved trenches and then free time to explore the Great War Historial in Péronne.

Highlights:

  • Visit the WWI Trenches, Battlefields, and Memorials of the Somme
  • Personalized Small Group
  • See the landmine Lochnagar Crater
  • British Memorial at Thiepval
  • Visit the Australian National Memorial and John Monash Centre at Villers-Bretonneux

The price includes:

  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off at Central Paris Hotels
  • Private tour
  • Visit of the John Monash Centre
  • Admission to the Historial of the Great War in Péronne
  • English speaking guide
  • Transport by Air-Conditioned Minibus
  • Free bottle of water
  • hydroalcoholic gel at your disposal in the vehicle

The price does not includes:

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel up to 3 days in advance to receive a full refund

COVID-19: Preventive Measures Implemented

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Face masks required for travelers and guides in public areas and vehicles
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Signatory of Caring Attitude, the health commitment charter of the city of Paris

Meeting point

  • Pick-up from your accommodation in Paris (hotel or private apartment)
  • To benefit from the complimentary pick-up at your hotel or private apartment, your accommodation must be centrally located in Paris and have one of the following postal / zip code: 75001, 75002, 75003, 75004, 75005, 75006, 75007, 75008, 75009, 75015, 75016, 75017
  • The exact pick-up time will be confirmed by email

Where ?

Paris
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Book with peace of mind ! You can modify or cancel your booking at no extra cost !

Flexible booking terms

We care about you ! Reschedule or get a full refund until 24 hrs for Shared Tours and 72 hours for private tours.

Sanitary measures

Signatory of Caring Attitude, the health commitment charter of the city of Paris.