YPRES – Flanders & the Western Front

NOVOTEL LEPER CENTRUM - http://www.novotel.com -

Departure Date No of Days Price Per Person Single Person Supplement
Sunday 23 September 2018 6 £655.00 £220.00 Hotel & Ship

The battles which took place in Flanders and the Somme from 1914 to 1918 were on a massive scale and left countless thousands dead. Our tour is based near Ypres, perhaps the war’s most famous site, and is well placed for touring Flanders and The Somme.

 

The Novotel leper Centrum is a modern hotel located in the centre of Ypres close to the Menin Gate, Cloth Hall and the Market Place, where there are a wide range of shops, bars, restaurants and cafes. All bedrooms are ensuite with TV and free wi-fi. The hotel’s facilities include a fitness centre and sauna, restaurant, bar and terrace.

THE HOTEL HAS A LIFT.

 

Itinerary

Sunday

Depart Leyland 1200 for the journey to Hull and our overnight ferry crossing to Zeebrugge.
On board accommodation is in 2 berth sea view cabins with shower and toilet. Dinner is taken on board.

Monday

Breakfast on board ship. Re-join our coach and continue to Ypres.

Tuesday

A day in Ypres and a visit to In Flanders Fields Museum. Then meet the included guide for a walk through Ypres stopping at the Cloth Hall and Menin Gate. There will be time for some relaxation in the afternoon and, following dinner, attend the Last Post Ceremony, which takes place only a short walk from the hotel.

Wednesday

A full day excursion to the Somme. See the Historical Museum Peronne, Lochnagar Crater, Thiepval Memorial and Newfoundland Park. After a sobering but rewarding day return to Flanders in time for dinner.

Thursday

Check out of our hotel following breakfast. We travel to Brugge, with most of the day to explore this town known as ‘Venice of the North’. Later continue to Zeebrugge for the overnight ferry to Hull. On board accommodation is in 2 berth sea-view cabins with shower and toilet. Dinner is taken on board.

Friday

Breakfast on board ship before returning to Leyland arriving approximately mid-day.

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YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES

3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast accomodation in en-suite rooms

Return ferry crossing Hull-Zeebrugge in 2 berth sea-view cabins with shower/toilet, including dinner and breakfast

Excursions as specified

Luxury Coach travel throughout

Departure Date No of Days Price Per Person Single Person Supplement
Sunday 23 September 2018 6 £655.00 £220.00 Hotel & Ship

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