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WW1 Australians in the Somme -Villers Bretonneux, Le Hamel - Day trip from Paris provided by ADRIAN ROADS

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WW1 Australians in the Somme -Villers Bretonneux, Le Hamel - Day trip from Paris

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
HIGHTLIGHTS Day trip from Paris to the Somme in France’s Picardy region. Follow the footsteps of the braves australians soldiers who fought in the Somme in WW1. Walk along the graves and pay your respect in front of the wall of the missing australians soldiers at the Australian Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux Discover the "Sir John Monash Centre" in Villers-Bretonneux See the huge landmine « Lochnagar Crater » Browse thousands of war-objects collected and displayed at the Historial of Peronne
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    25 Rue des Pyramides
    25 Rue des Pyramides, 75001 Paris, France
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  • 1
    Australian National Memorial
    Stop: 40 minutes
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  • 2
    Lochnagar Crater
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    Windmill Memorial
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    2nd Australian Division Memorial
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 5
    Historial de la Grande Guerre
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Place de la Concorde
    75008 Paris, France
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Important Information
Departure Point
25 Rue des Pyramides, 75001 Paris, France
Duration
12–13 hours
Return Details
Place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, France
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Driver Guide
  • Admission to the Historial of the Great War in Péronne
  • Entry/Admission - Historial de la Grande Guerre
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Camper15881373993 wrote a review Feb 2020
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We did the Somme-Villiers Bretonneux Tour from Paris in Dec 2019 with my teenage daughters. The tour guide Regis had a vast historical knowledge of the region.His Enthusiasm and Passion made the tour unforgettable and a definite highlight for our whole family. He even went out
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Nicola J wrote a review Nov 2019
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Régis went above and beyond on this tour. We visited all key sites and memorials of the Somme battles, including a tour of remaining trenches, all of which were very moving. Régis was extremely informative throughout the day, providing information and explanations about the
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Rob wrote a review Nov 2019
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This is a must do tour for any Australian interested in WW1. Adrian was great, he has so much knowledge and explains in detail the role of Australians during WW1 in France. If you are thinking about a tour in this region I would highly recommend Adrian.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Jeffrey C wrote a review Oct 2019
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This tour was certainly one of the highlights of my recent trip to France. The guide was very knowledgeable and provided excellent commentary on the sites visited. I would have no hesitation in recommending this to particularly the time poor visitor to the Somme. It was a real
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Geoff wrote a review Sep 2019
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Spent the day with our tour guide, Regis, who had exceptional knowledge of the WW1 battles of the Somme. We were picked up and dropped off on time from Paris in a comfortable van. Each place that we stopped at Regis would give us an insight into the background around what we
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Date of experience: September 2019
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2 Outstanding Personalized WW1 Tours of my Grandfather’s Military Service
November 11th is a day of remembrance in the US for all of our veterans but this day holds a very special meaning t
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Thank you, Regis!
We were lucky enough to return to Paris in July ,2019. We wanted to see WW1 battle sights. Our travel agent put us
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A memorable visit
This was a thoroughly enjoyable, extremely informative tour. Regis, our guide, is a pleasant host and very knowled
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Better Than Excellent
What was supposed to be a small group tour turned out to be a private tour lead by Regis. What an amazing day we h
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I have been on tours all over the world, and this was by far the best tour I have ever taken. Regis gets 10 stars f
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Incredible Day Trip From Paris to Normandy!
My wife and I just spent a week in Paris and the highlight of our trip was the day with spent with Regis in Normand
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Amazing tour for any North American who has not seen the beaches that landed troops for the liberation of Europe. A
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One of the best tours we’ve been on. Regis was so knowledgeable of military history, and gave us so many details we
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Great guide. Thank you Regis!
I scheduled this trip for my 85 yr old father and 60° husband. Pick up in the pouring rain at the meeting point. Go
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As a Newfoundlander, I found it emotional to visit the battlefield where so many of our young men died on July 1, 1
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Great trip and Guide
This was amazing tour of Verdun, Argonne Forest, and American Cemetery. We also we able to a lot to honor the Frenc
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amazing day at this world war 2 monument
Just got back from this amazing and very moving trip to Normandy. Regis was our guide and he was the perfect mix o
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We had the most fantastic tour to the WW1 battlefields with Regis as our guide & driver. He was most knowledgeable
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  • Duration: 12–13 hours
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