Battlefield Exploration offers a range of battlefield tours, either focusing on specific themes or on specific areas.
> Highlights of the Ypres Salient
> The Messines Ridge Experience
> The Menin Road Experience
> ANZAC Experience
> Canadian Experience
> Irish Experience
> Behind the Front Experience
> 1st Battle of Ypres (1914)
> 2nd Battle of Ypres (1915)
> 3rd Battle of Ypres (1917)
> 4th Battle of Ypres (1918)
This tour focusses on the Battle of the Lys during the German Spring Offensives in April and May 1918.
From Ypres we drive to Neuve-Chapelle where the Germans launched their 'Operation Georgette' against the Portuguese troops. Next onwards to Méteren and Merris where the Australian troops withstood the German advance. Next to Bailleul to see the impressive Bailleul Communal Cemetery (and Extension). Afterwards back to Belgium to visit the French memorial and mass grave at Mount Kemmel.
> 4 hour tour: € 50 p.p.
No entrance fees included in this tour.
Ideally the tour starts from Ypres at either 9 am or 1.30 pm. Other departure places are also possible but might shorten the tour, depending on the time needed to get to the battlefield sites.
Please contact us for a detailed itinerary measured to your personal needs!