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The preserved trenches in Beaumont-Hamel

Multi Day Somme Tour

(FR1230)
The preserved trenches in Beaumont-Hamel
Discover significant battlefields and memorial sites in Somme to commemorate the bravery of the fallen soldiers of World War I.
Battlefields
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Highlights

Visit  Villers–Bretonneux, Australian National Memorial, and Sir John Monash Centre

Opportunity to visit the underground tunnels in Arras, from where troops launched a surprise attack on the Germans

Get an in-depth look at the heroic acts that took place in the Somme battlefields during the Great War. You're given ample opportunity to honor the bravery and pay your respects to the soldiers who perished in World War 1. You'll get into the historic heart of Somme with a visit to Villers-Bretonneux, including Albert, Beaumont Hamel preserved Trench Park, and Sir John Monash Centre. There's also an opportunity to visit the Franco-Australian Museum depending on the length of time you'll spend at the centre.

This tour is available daily.

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Included

2-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel
Daily breakfast
Transportation in a comfortable minibus
English-speaking driver-guide
Entry to all sites and monuments listed in itinerary

Itinerary

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Day 1
Amiens

Arrive in Amiens at leisure. Stay overnight at Grand Hotel de l'Univers.

Day 2
Somme Region

Depart your hotel after breakfast for a full day tour in the Somme Region. Visit the areas of Villers Bretonneux, including Albert, Beaumont Hamel’s preserved Trench Park, Villers Bretonneux National Memorial and the Sir John Monash Centre. Return late afternoon. 

Breakfast
Day 3
Somme Region

Enjoy another full day tour of Somme region. Visit Bullecourt and stop at the Slouch Hat Memorial and the Bullecourt Digger at the Australian Memorial Park. You will also have the option to visit either Arras to see the underground tunnels which housed 26,000 New Zealand groups underground during the battle of Arras or visit Peronne and Mont St Quentin. After your full day tour, you will be dropped off at Amiens station by 5:15 pm.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French
Currency
EUR
2 nights
from AUD1,111
per person, twin share
Amiens
1 January - 31 December 2020
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Important notes

It's possible to visit a relative’s cemetery if it falls within the itinerary area. Please inform us with the details in advance.

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