Small-Group Day Trip Somme Battlefields with John Monash Centre from Paris

Small-Group Day Trip Somme Battlefields with John Monash Centre from Paris
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$234.12
Duration: 11 hours
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Description

Take an unforgettable day trip from Paris to the Somme battlefields where the bloodiest battles of World War I were fought. The guide will help you learn about the Great War and the struggles faced in the trenches as you walk on the still scarred battlegrounds of the Somme.

You’ll marvel at the huge Lochnagar mine crater, walk in the trenches at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, visit the New John Monash Centre, and pay your respects to the fallen soldiers in Pozieres at the Windmill, the Australian National Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux, and at the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing. You’ll also admire the beauty of the 13th-century Cathedral of Amiens, the largest Cathedral in France. The maximum group size is 8 people.

Take an unforgettable day trip from Paris to the Somme battlefields where the bloodiest battles of World War I were fought. The guide will help you learn about the Great War and the struggles faced in the trenches as you walk on the still scarred battlegrounds of the Somme.

Highlights of the tour:

A full-day adventure in the Somme region: Get away from the busy city of Paris for a day and explore something unique to World history at the same time.

The Lochnagar Crater: The Royal Engineer tunneling companies used almost 30 tons of explosives to obliterate German dug-outs and create this massive crater.

Walk in the trenches of WWI: At the Newfoundland Memorial in Beaumont-Hamel, you will be able to walk in the same trenches as the Canadian soldiers who fought to defend that front 100 years ago.

Thiepval Memorial of the Missing: Pay your respects to the brave men in the row after row of tombs marked: “Here lies a soldier known only to God”.

Museum Sir John Monash Centre: you'll be able to visit the brand new John Monash Centre.

Cathedral of Amiens: On the drive back to Paris your day of discovery will include a visit to the 13th Century Cathedral of Amiens, the largest and one of the most beautiful Cathedrals in France.

Learn about The Great War from an informative guide: Being experts in WWI history and very passionate storytellers makes guides true assets to each tour provide!

Small group: You will be in a group with no more than 8 people and your guide! So individual attention and quality time with your guide can be guaranteed.

Round-trip transportation by luxury van: The tour vans are brand new with leather seats, big clear windows, and of course Air-Conditioned.

Take an unforgettable day trip from Paris to the Somme battlefields where the bloodiest battles of World War I were fought. The guide will help you learn about the Great War and the struggles faced in the trenches as you walk on the still scarred battlegrounds of the Somme.

You’ll marvel at the huge Lochnagar mine crater, walk in the trenches at the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, visit the New John Monash Centre, and pay your respects to the fallen soldiers in Pozieres at the Windmill, the Australian National Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux, and at the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing. You’ll also admire the beauty of the 13th-century Cathedral of Amiens, the largest Cathedral in France. The maximum group size is 8 people.