Thiepval Memorial
Bayernwald Wijtschate Trenches
Bayernwald Wijtschate Trenches
Bedford House Cemetery | Credit: VisitFlanders
Bedford House Cemetery | Credit: VisitFlanders
Underground City of Naours
City of Naours
Menin Gate Ypres | Credit: VisitFlanders
Menin Gate Ypres | Credit: VisitFlanders
Normandy Landing Beaches
Normandy Landing Beaches

Battlefields Tour & Holiday Packages

Battlefield tours offer experiential learning at its best. They not only captivate history buffs, but also promise a one-of-a-kind experience for every traveller. Join a historical trip in France and Belgium with Entire Travel Group as your trusted companion. Our travel experts are battlefield enthusiasts who scour the planet for the best experiences to quench your thirst for history and culture.

Battlefield tours are a way to remember the past and honour the brave and noble lives spent fighting for the peace and freedom we enjoy today. Our battlefield packages feature many of the WWI and WWII sites of France and Belgium and are led by expert guides with specialist knowledge on Australian and New Zealand battlefield history.

We offer private and small group Remembrance Tours throughout the year that will take you on a journey of discovery and remembrance. The WWI tours conveniently start in either Arras or Ypres (plus Amiens for our ANZAC day tour) and include visits to historic battlefields, preserved original trenches and world-renowned museums and memorials. Day tours are available for those crunched for time and multi-day tours for a more inclusive Remembrance Tour. Explore our all-in-one battlefield deals and packages and find the one that suits your preference.

A Guide to Battlefield Tours

Entire Travel Group makes historical tours smooth, enjoyable and meaningful. Read our quick guide for seamless guided battlefield tours.

Why Book Battlefield Tours?

Battlefield Tours can provide a meaningful and educational experience, allowing individuals to connect with history and honour the sacrifices made by those who came before us. A curated Battlefield Tour from a knowledgeable provider ensures an immersive, culturally sensitive experience. These tours also provide convenience, and lets you explore historical sites at a relaxed pace.

Battlefield Activities and Excursions

Our battlefield tours in France and Belgium are packed with immersive activities and excursions, ensuring you’ll stay engaged and stimulated throughout your journey.

  • Guided Battlefield Tours: Our tours involve visits to historically significant battlefields like Flanders and Somme, where our knowledgeable guides walk you through the events that took place there and give you a sense of what it was like for soldiers and locals during those times.
  • Museum Visits: Our battlefield tours include visits to museums like the Museum of the Battle of Fromelles that house artefacts, documents, and exhibitions.
  • Memorial and Cemetery Visits: Travellers can pay their respects at war memorials and military cemeteries, like the Australian National Memorial and Sir John Monash Centre near Villers-Bretonneux, which can be deeply moving experiences.
  • Customised Tours: We also offer customised tours for those looking to tailor their itinerary based on their specific interests and preferences, perhaps to trace the footsteps of a family member.

Tips to Make the Most of Your Battlefield Tour

With thoughtful planning and informed decisions, you can guarantee a one-of-a-kind journey. Take note of these valuable insights from our travel experts:

  1. Choose the right destination. Carefully choose the ideal battlefield location that aligns with your historical interests and preferences.
  2. Narrow down your choices to focus on the most captivating and relevant battlefield experiences.
  3. Let Entire Travel Group plan your logistics. We handle all transportation, accommodation and tour arrangements meticulously to ensure a hassle-free experience.
  4. Consult with experts. Consult our seasoned experts to gain valuable insights and make the most of your visit.
  5. Embrace immersive learning and gain a deeper understanding of the historical significance of the battlefield.
  6. Show reverence. Demonstrate respect for the historical sites, monuments and the memories of those who played a part in the events.

FAQs about Battlefield Tours

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What is included in battlefield tour packages?

Battlefield Remembrance Tours are comprehensive, taking care of most, if not all aspects of your trip once you arrive. Including accommodation, transportation throughout the tour, Museum entrance fees and lunch for private tour options and most importantly, the services of highly experienced Battlefield Guide.

How long are battlefield tours?

The length of your battlefield holiday is a matter of personal choice. It will depend on various factors, such as your chosen package, the number of sites you wish to explore, travel distances and your desired activities. For a brief but informative experience, one-day tours are available as part of your main itinerary. Alternatively, for a deeper and more immersive journey, you can opt for multi-day tours that take you from one significant site to another.

Are the tours suitable for all ages and fitness levels?

Battlefield tours offer a learning experience for the whole family, from toddlers to older adults. If you’re travelling with someone with mobility issues, these types of tours offer a safe, convenient and enriching activity. Many group tours are equipped to accommodate individuals with special accessibility needs, ensuring everyone can partake in this memorable journey. And since most battlefield tours are walking tours, you don't need to be exceptionally fit to enjoy them.

Can I customise a battlefield tour package to my preferences?

Absolutely! If you're a passionate history buff or family historian with particular battlefield sites in mind that you'd like to explore, you have the flexibility to create a personalised itinerary with Entire Travel Group. Your preferences and interests can be seamlessly integrated into the tour, ensuring a tailor-made experience that aligns perfectly with your historical interest. Whether it's specific battlefields, particular historical periods or unique points of interest, Entire Travel Group can design a custom battlefield tour package for you.

Why book your battlefield tour with Entire Travel Group?

When you choose Entire Travel Group for your battlefield tour, you're opting for a well-rounded experience that blends education, exploration and enjoyment. As fellow history enthusiasts, we understand precisely what it takes to ensure your journey is not only unforgettable but also deeply fulfilling.

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