WWI Battlefield Weekend 2014

The Somme, Villers-Bretonneux & Vimy Ridge - This three day introductory tour allows visitors to see the major areas of British and Commonwealth involvement across the Western Front. All the major Commonwealth countries; Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and India, as well as Britain, played major roles in ensuring ultimate victory and the tour is flexible enough to ensure that visitors from all countries will see the memorials to their countries fallen, as well as gaining a greater understanding of the overall conduct and strategy of the war.
The Back-Roads Difference:
  • By travelling in small, intimate groups we can offer our clients the opportunity to visit specific cemeteries and pay their respects to a fallen relative.
Tour Inclusions:
  • 2 nights’ accommodation
  • Specialist Battlefield driver/tour leader
  • Mini-coach transportation
  • European breakfast daily
  • 1 x evening meal
  • Included Entrances: Hooghe Crater Museum, Hooghe Trenches & the Fromelles Visitor Centre

Brooding Soldier image - Copyright Chris Atkinson

What is not included in a Back-Roads Touring Tour?

Countries Visited

  • France
  • Belgium

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