Daytour Ypres Salient

Price for the tour based on 2 people is 390 euro for the total group.


Ypres Salient: Messines, Ypres and Passchendaele: private tour

During the tour that we suggest you will see trenches, bunkers, craters, dugouts from both sides Allied and German.
We focus on the importance of the landscape and find out about the strategic places on both sides.

Start at your hotel in Ypres at 9.00 am.
We drive first to the South of Ypres and visit some sites from Messines Ridge where the Anzacs  and British fought side by side.
We follow the route of the soldiers when they liberated Messines and visit the visitor center in Messines.

We visit German and British trench system, British dugouts and craters who are the result of the mines explosions during the battle of Messines ridge.

We see the site where Christmas Truce took place at Ploegsteert.
Visit of Hill 60, site who is still untouched after WWI.

It will be now time for lunch at Hooge or Zonnebeke and visit the museum in Hooge or Paschendaele experience museum

At Essex farm we visit a dugout, used as triage for the wounded, where Jon McCray wrote his famous poem: In Flanders Fields.

We visit the German cemetery in Langemark and see the new Poppy memorial.

En route we visit a farm and find out about the amount of shells still discover every year and the result for the local population

We visit Passchendaele and understand the difficulty to get to the higher ground, every country of the Commenwealth lost during de 100 days of this terrible battle a high number of their boys.
We visit the biggest Commonwealth cemetery of the world: Tyne Cot and realize the importance of the lost generation.

End of the tour at 7:00 pm

We finish at the Menin Gate. Every night at 8.00pm the Last Post commemorates all those who lost their lifes in the Ypres Salient and who don’t have a known grave.
You can take part at the ceremony on your own.

We can tailor the day tour to your own expectation and follow the the footsteps of a soldier.
included entrée fees,

On request it is possible to visit a grave of a relative or see the places where he was involved during WW1. In such a case we need the name and service number of the soldier.

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