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WW1 Tours

Potteriestraat 2, 8950, Belgium
+32 475 81 06 08
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We highly recommend Carl. He is an exceptional tour guide!

Carl did an excellent overview and explained the chronological stages of the war. He takes the... read more

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Reviewed 5 November 2017
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Midland, Canada
Fromelles to the Menin Gate Memorial

Our group of six adults spent a relaxed, well-organised, thought-provoking day with Carl whose... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
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Personally guided tours to Waterloo and the WW1 & WW2 Memorials a Battlefields in France and Belgium. Tours to the Western Front are tailor made to develop the British, ANZAC, Canadian or American dimension. Single day and multi-day tours Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel. Optional drop off at Lille Europe station or Paris CDG airport. We are licensed to work as a tour guide and to transport people.
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“day tour” (10 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Potteriestraat 2, 8950, Belgium
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+32 475 81 06 08

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Carl did an excellent overview and explained the chronological stages of the war. He takes the time to give a visual perspective of what was happening. My husband is a war buff and I was not. Carl's descriptions and way of communicating made the tour...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Our group of six adults spent a relaxed, well-organised, thought-provoking day with Carl whose passion for the history of WWI was clearly obvious. His stories and anecdotes provided a clear chronology of the conflict in this area, showing great respect for those who fought, were...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Carl had previously been a guide to my mother and father in law a number of years ago for a cycling trip of the WW1 battlefields and they recommended that we seek him out and book. We were travelling to Ypres to commemorate the 1917...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Carl was fantastic and took you to the actual places where things happened. Great knowledge and very enjoyable.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to the WW1 Battlefields with Carl - a great testament to Carl in itself but for me, there were three elements that really stood out: • His great knowledge to answer any questions we had, as a group or individually;...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Our group of 14 hired Carl Ooghe for four days of exploration of battlefields and memorials in and around the Western Front. He was extraordinary! Not only is he extremely knowledgeable and knows many people along the way, he knows exactly how to get to...More

Thank Carolynn J
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We were on a personalised tour of the Northern France Australian battlefields. Carl picked the 8 of us from our hotel in his mini van and we spent the whole day from 8:45am to 6pm (approximately). Throughout the whole day Carl told us the history...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Our extended family of 8 went on a day tour of Northern France with Carl. We were picked up from our accomodation in Ypres in a mini bus. Carls knowledge about the battles in Belgium and France was extensive. He was articulate and passionate with...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Carl is an amazing tour guide who really knows his stuff. My husband's great uncle was killed in WW1 and he is memorialized at Vimy. We had been planning this trip for some time and I was in constant email communication with Carl. We had...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

My husband and I have wanted to visit Beaumont-Hamel and Vimy Ridge for as long as we can remember, not only did Carl make that happen in a most informative, logical, yet empathic way; he included so much more. He took us to so many...More

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Reginaoma
29 January 2017|
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Response from Carl O | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. I am self-employed or if you want a free-lance full time licensed tour guide. If you tell me the name of the cemetery and explain me your travel plans, then I can give you my best advise how to... More
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5 October 2015|
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Response from Carl O | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. I have a lincese to transport 7 people in my minibus. A 3-day tour would visit sites in Ypres, Flanders and the Somme. If this is a private tour then you can stay in Lille or Poperinge at your... More
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