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WWI Battlefields - Classic Group

Wwi Battlefields - Classic Group
Live through the history and grit of World War I during this 4-day guided tour of its key battlefields and monuments. Journey from Paris to the Ypres Salient battlefields and see the Passchendaele Memorial and Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, the largest cemetery in the world for Commonwealth forces. Later, visit the Australian Fromelles Military Cemetery, where 250 British and Australian soldiers were buried after the Battle of Fromelles. Meet a Local Expert for a tour of the key battlefields of the Somme and see the church in Albert where many weary soldiers stopped for comfort on the way to those battlefields. On the way to Paris, visit the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux and the Franco-Australian Museum in the local Victoria School.


Dining Summary
  • 3 Breakfast (B)
  • 1 Dinner with Wine (DW)
Choice Highlights
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Arras: Visit the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Experience to commemorate the 1.7 million Commonwealth causalities from the First and Second World Wars.
  • Vimy: Visit the Canadian National Memorial, dedicated to a battle that defined Canada as a nation, and walk among the original 100-year-old trenches.
Authentic Dining
  • Amiens: Indulge in a sustainably produced dinner, made with local ingredients.
Insight Experiences
  • Amiens: Venture through the battlefields of the Somme, as your local historian explains how brave soldiers fought tirelessly for five months.
Top Rated Highlights
  • Ypres: Tour the Ypres Salient Battlefields and hear the final salute to the fallen as the Last Post is sounded at the Menin Gate.
  • Fromelles: See the Australian cemetery, commemorating one of the darkest days in Australian military history.
  • Amiens: Enjoy a city orientation with your Travel Director and see a medieval town tastefully rebuilt after WWII.
  • Arras: Visit the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Experience to commemorate the 1.7 million Commonwealth causalities from the First and Second World Wars.
  • Vimy: Visit the Canadian National Memorial, dedicated to a battle that defined Canada as a nation, and walk among the original 100-year-old trenches.
  • Albert: Hear the legends of the Golden Virgin, and later Leaning Virgin statue atop the church.
  • Beaumont-Hamel: Explore Beaumont-Hamel, once the site of one of the largest allied offensives of the war.
  • Villers-Bretonneux: Visit the Franco-Australian Museum in the local Victoria School and learn how Australian soldiers saved this town.
  • Le Hamel: Learn about the battle that lasted just 93 minutes, 3 minutes more than calculated by Lieutenant General John Monash.
  • Peronne: Like many others, this town was almost completely destroyed during German occupation, and was finally liberated by Australian Troops in September 1918.

3 Nights Starting At
April 23, 2023 through April 26, 2023
Book by:
April 19, 2023 7:00 PM
Book by 2023-02-01 to receive $139.00 Last Minute Deal Discount. Airfare not included
Last Minute Deal: Must book by 2023-02-01 Special Offer
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The Battlefields of the Somme
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April 23, 2023

to April 26, 2023

3 Nights from $1,256.00 (USD) Per Person
Book by 2023-02-01 to receive $139.00 Last Minute Deal Discount. Airfare not included
April 19, 2023 7:00 PM
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May 21, 2023

to May 24, 2023

3 Nights from $1,305.00 (USD) Per Person
Book by 2023-02-01 to receive $145.00 Last Minute Deal Discount. Airfare not included
May 17, 2023 7:00 PM
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June 18, 2023

to July 02, 2023

3 Nights from $1,328.00 (USD) Per Person
Book by 2023-02-18 to receive $147.00 Last Minute Deal Discount. Airfare not included, Various departures
June 28, 2023 7:00 PM
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July 16, 2023

to July 19, 2023

3 Nights from $1,347.00 (USD) Per Person
Book by 2023-03-18 to receive $149.00 Last Minute Deal Discount. Airfare not included
July 12, 2023 7:00 PM
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August 27, 2023

to September 24, 2023

3 Nights from $1,328.00 (USD) Per Person
Book by 2023-04-29 to receive $147.00 Last Minute Deal Discount. Airfare not included, Various departures
September 20, 2023 7:00 PM
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April 26, 2023

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June 18, 2023

July 02, 2023

July 16, 2023

July 19, 2023

August 27, 2023

September 24, 2023

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About Insight Vacations
Travel is our passion and every step is designed with your comfort and pleasure in mind, giving you the vacation of your dreams. Enjoy a premium journey packed full of stylish hotels and authentic dining. Savor the views as you travel on spacious customized coaches, so that you arrive refreshed at each destination, and benefit from smaller group sizes. We believe incredible travel is about enjoying every moment, so the only question left for you is where do I want to go?

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