Flanders & The Western Front

Highlights:

From 1914 to 1918 Flanders in Belgium was a major battle scene. Ypres was an important town in this region and had to be protected due to its links for crossing the channel. So, it became a focal point for many battles where thousands died. But our intrigue with Flanders Fields, as it became known, and its battles draws visitors back year after year. Join us to visit this beautiful but sacred place, to reflect on history and savor the beauty and peace of this monumental treasure.

Tour Includes:

  • Luxury Coach Travel
  • Reserved Seat
  • Services of an Experienced Tour Driver
  • Drive On/Off Ferry with Stena Line
  • Overnight Inside Cabin (D,B&B)
  • 3 Nights, Bed & Breakfast
  • 2 Evening Meals
  • Overnight Inside Cabin (D,B&B)

From

£759

Per Person

Single Room Supplement: £152

ACCOMMODATION

ITINERARY

PICK UP POINTS

DEPARTURE DATES

Accommodation

Best Western Plus Hotel Alize, Mouscron

The Hotel & Aparthotel Alizé Mouscron is a luxurious and contemporary hotel, situated close to the Market place and 15 minutes from Kortrijk, Ypres and Lille. It’s an excellent location!

All the rooms have air-conditioning and a bed of 210cm long, a large flat screen television, radio & alarm clock, movable desk, tea & coffee facilities, direct telephone line, free WIFI, fully equipped bathroom with bath or walk-in shower, separate toilet, hairdryer, handkerchief, etc.

You have the choice between four room types: standard, executive, Jacuzzi Suite and Nuptial Suite.

A sauna and a fitness room are at your disposal free of charge.

The hotel & Aparthotel Alize Mouscron proposes you 24h a day a nice choice of snacks.  Make you choice between different first courses, main courses and desserts (also vegetarian).

Thereby, our hotel is situated nearby more than twenty restaurant within walking distance.

Tea/Coffee
Making Facilities

Free Wi-Fi

Fridge

Lift

Air Conditioning

Sauna & Spa Facilities

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

After joining the coach at your selected pick up point, we will check in at Stena Line for the 07.30hrs crossing from Belfast to Cairnryan. You can now sit back and relax in the comfort of our coach as we travel , with comfort stops on route, to Kingston Upon Hull. We will check in for the evening ferry from Hull to Rotterdam where your evening meal & inside cabin (bunks) are included in our package.
An overnight cruise then to Europoort in the Netherlands.

Day 2

After an early breakfast we disembark and begin our European journey. We’ll make our way across the Netherlands heading south with comfort stops on route.
We then travel on to Passchendaele, Belgium with visits to Tynecot, Langemark, Essex Farm and Ypres before moving on to out hotel the 4-Star Best Western Alize at Mouscron. Here we will be accommodated for our 3 nights stay.

Day 3

Depart Hotel:Driver will confirm times – Comfortable footwear recommended

This morning our excursion will take us to the Somme region visiting memorable sitessuch as the Deville Wood, Le Grand Mine (Louchnagar), Thiepval Memorial and The UlsterTower.

Day 4

Depart Hotel: Driver will confirm times – Comfortable footwear recommended

This morning our excursion with take us back to Belgium, where we will visit the Messines Ridge, Irish Peace Tower and Wijtschate. Later this evening we will visit the Menin Gate for the ‘Last Post Ceremony’ which begins at 8pm. (Evening meal at your own discression tonight).

Day 5

Today it’s time to begin our journey home. We’ll load the coach after breakfast and say our good-byes. We’ll travel towards Brugges where we’ll have some free time. We’ll then continue our journey to Europoort where we must check-in for our overnight cruise back to Hull.
(comfort stops will be made on route).

Day 6

After our onboard breakfast we’ll disembark and begin the last stages of our journey homeward bound. We’ll travel across country with comfort stops as we move toward Cairnryan for the 19:30hrs ferry back to Belfast.

NB: Your Driver will confirm / amend departure times as necessary for the duration of the tour

Pick up Points

Pick up PointPick up TimeReturn Time
NEWTOWNARDS, Regent Street - Front Of Bus Station05:45hrs23:00hrs
BANGOR, Abbey Street - Front Of Bus Station06:00hrs22:45hrs
HOLYWOOD, Redburn Square06:15hrs22:30hrs
BELFAST, Glengall Street - Corner Of Opera House06:30hrs22:15hrs
BELFAST, Stena Passenger Terminal06:45hrs22:00hrs

Departure Dates

Low Deposit:
Only £50

Duration: 6 Days

Departs: Thu 27 June, 2024
Returns: Tue 02 July, 2024

From

£ 759

Per Person

Single Room Supplement: £152

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