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You'll have the opportunity to explore additional war museums, cemeteries, and memorials during your visit. Additionally, we can coordinate for a knowledgeable tour guide to accompany your group. Throughout your school excursion to the WW1 battlefields, we aim to ensure that your students engage with history and contemplate the significance of past events.

Highlights:

  • Last Post at the Menin Gate Ceremony
  • Hooge Crater Museum and Trenches Experience
  • Tyne Cot British Cemetery
  • Passchendaele Memorial Museum
  • Sanctuary Wood

Your travel itinerary could look like...

Day 1

World War 2 battlefield trenches in Ypres

(Sample Itinerary To Ypres - Somme also available)

AM - Flights To Ypres

Check-in at the UK airport at 8:00 AM for your flight.

PM - Arrival

Arrive in Ypres and check in your accommodation by 1 pm.

At 6:00 PM, dine at Gasthof ‘t Zweerd Restaurant before attending the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate later in the evening to honor WW1 soldiers.

Day 2

World War 1 Ypres cemetery

Morning: At 9:30 AM, embark on a guided tour of the Flanders Museum, offering an immersive journey through the war experience.

Afternoon: After lunch, explore the Hooge Crater Museum's original artifacts and trench reconstructions. Then, visit the Sanctuary of Wood for a glimpse into preserved British trenches and underground tunnels.

Evening: Enjoy dinner at Le Halles at 6:00 PM. Finish off the day by attending the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate, or use the time for leisure.

Day 3

Entrance of Menin Gate in Ypres

Morning: Start off your day with a 180-minute guided tour of the WW1 Medical Evacuation route. Follow in the footsteps of the 48th South Midland Division during the Third Battle of Ypres, tracing the path of medical evacuation.

Afternoon: After lunch, visit the Tyne Cot British Cemetery, the largest British Military Cemetery globally, to pay homage to the fallen soldiers. Later in the afternoon, immerse yourself in the Passchendaele Memorial Museum's underground exhibition, open-air trenches, and remembrance gallery, gaining insights into the historic battle.

Evening: Relax and unwind with dinner at Depot. At 8:00 PM, you have the option to attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate or enjoy some leisure time.

Day 4

Ypres In Flanders Fields Museum Tower on a sunny day

Morning: After breakfast, transfer to Brussels airport for your return flight, reflecting on the poignant experiences of your journey.

Afternoon: Board your flight to the UK at 1:00 PM, carrying memories of your time in Ypres.

Whats included

  • Flights
  • UK and overseas transfers
  • 2 nights' accommodation
  • Pre-departure teacher pack
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Free trip-leader place options

Why not add

  • Meal options
  • In Flanders Fields Museum
  • St. Julien Memorial
  • Bellewaerde
  • Market Square
  • Essex Farm Dressing Station
  • Yorkshire Trench

Why choose us

  • Fully accredited and financially protected
  • Knowledgeable and experienced staff
  • Regional Educational Development Execs to support all stages of the trip process
  • Customer portal and app for when you’re on the move
  • 24hr support

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