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Fri 4 October 2024 - Wed 9 October 2024

Battlefield Tour: The Great War

About the trip

Duration:

X days and X nights

Date:

Fri 4 October 2024 - Wed 9 October 2024

Destination:

Lille

Our World War I Battlefield Tour is a captivating exploration of the most significant sites along the old Western Front, where history was shaped, and the profound consequences of the Great War became evident. As we journey through these hallowed grounds, you’ll be transported to a bygone era, standing on the very soil where countless acts of heroism and sacrifice unfolded.

Guided by knowledgeable experts, you’ll gain invaluable insights into the turbulent events that marked this historic battleground and remember the bravery and resilience of those who served.

Itinerary includes:

  • Themed days with relevant attractions and sites to the following: Flanders and the Somme
  • Special insight into the Leicestershire Regiments involvement with ‘The Bloodiest Day’
  • Time in Ypres and the Menin Gate ceremony
  • Saturday evening party night including 3 course dinner

Price includes:

  • Ferry crossing, travel, itinerary, expert Battlefield guide, and bed & breakfast
Europe, Holidays, Leicestershire

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Single Deposit £100.00

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Single £699.00

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Twin/Double Deposit £200.00

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Twin/Double £1,198.00

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Pickups and Times

Pickup
Time
Rothwell (N) The Maltings bus stop
08:20
Desborough High St bus stop outside chippy
08:30
Market Harborough Market Hall Bus Terminal
08:45
Kibworth High St bus stop outside library
09:00
Fleckney Saddington Road bus stop
09:15
Wigston Paddock Street bus stop
09:30
Pickup
Time
Rothwell (N) The Maltings bus stop
07:50
Desborough High St bus stop outside chippy
08:00
Market Harborough Market Hall Bus Terminal
08:15
Kibworth High St bus stop outside library
08:30
Fleckney Saddington Road bus stop
08:45
Wigston Paddock Street bus stop
09:00
Pickup
Time
Wigston Paddock Street bus stop
08:00
Fleckney Saddington Road bus stop
08:15
Kibworth High St bus stop outside library
08:30
Market Harborough Market Hall Bus Terminal
08:45
Desborough High St bus stop outside chippy
09:00
Rothwell (S) High St bus stop by the memorial
09:10
Pickup
Time
Wigston Paddock Street bus stop
08:30
Fleckney Saddington Road bus stop
08:45
Kibworth High St bus stop outside library
09:00
Market Harborough Market Hall Bus Terminal
09:15
Desborough High St bus stop outside chippy
09:30
Rothwell (S) High St bus stop by the memorial
09:40
Pickup
Time
TBC
TBC

Free Transfer:

Kettering

The Corn Market Hall bus layby

Accommodation

4 Star

Mercure, Lille Aéroport

Bed and Breakfast

Hôtel Mercure Lille Aéroport offers spacious, functional guest rooms designed for your comfort. Each room is air-conditioned and includes satellite TV and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Within the hotel, guests will find two restaurants and a bar, providing a variety of dining options. Choose from traditional and regional French cuisine or from a brasserie menu. The bar, La Lanterne, serves snacks and provides musical entertainment, ensuring an enjoyable stay with culinary delights and a vibrant ambiance.

£100 single room supplement.

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