Battlefield Exploration offers a range of battlefield tours, either focusing on specific themes or on specific areas.

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The battlefields of Picardie

Picardie, in northern France and just south of the Belgian border, was one of the major battlefields of the First World War, although not many people know its history. A tour along the many sites and cemeteries brings alive so many incredible stories.

The most interesting sites

The sites listed underneath are those sites that cover the highlights of the area. Of course, any cemetery or specific location can be added to the tour to make it a very personal experience.

The highlights of the Picardie battlefields are :

  • VC Corner Australian Cemetery and the Australian Memorial Park (Fromelles)
  • Pheasant Wood Cemetery (Fromelles)
  • Musée de la Bataille de Fromelles (Fromelles)
  • Indian Memorial (Neuve-Chapelle)
  • Le Touret Memorial to the Missing (Richebourg)
  • Dud Corner Cemetery and the Loos Memorial to the Missing (Loos-en-Gohelle)
  • French national military cemetery of Notre Dame de Lorette
  • Vimy Memorial and visitor's centre
  • Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery and the Arras Memorial to the Missing
  • Wellington Caves (Arras)
  • Monchy-le-Preux caribou memorial
  • Australian Memorial Park and Bullecourt Museum


The tariff depends on the sites you would like to visit and the available time for the visit. Please note that from Ypres it's a 1 hour drive to the Somme, so a minimum of 8 hours should be reserved.

Please contact us for all details and a specific itinerary to the battlefields of Picardie.