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Battlefield Exploration

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Address: Remi Ghesquierestraat 21, Ieper (Ypres) 8940, Belgium
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+32 486 96 83 07
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Battlefield Exploration is a specialist battlefield tours provider,...

Battlefield Exploration is a specialist battlefield tours provider, providing battlefield tours to the battlefields of the Great War. Based in Ypres, tours run daily to either the Ypres Salient, Messines Ridge, Arras and the Somme. Other battlefields are of course also available upon request.

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Incredible guide!

We booked the half day tour with Battlefield Explorer. We had a fantastic tour and Wouter, our guide, was like a fountain of knowledge. There was literally not a question he could... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
Ellen_and_Pedro
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Antwerp, Belgium

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We booked the half day tour with Battlefield Explorer. We had a fantastic tour and Wouter, our guide, was like a fountain of knowledge. There was literally not a question he could not answer. He made the complexities of WWI understandable and brought this trenches war alive for us. There was history but also stories of some of the young... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Collected on time from our Apartment by Wouter, Sunday morning 0900, for a half-day tour around the Ypres salient. What a well-educated, knowledgeable and informative guide this man is. Learnt and saw far more than if we'd tried to do this under our own steam. Wouter asked us what we would particularly like to see and delivered accordingly armed with... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had a fantastic tour with Wouter. I would highly recommend spending 1/2 day or a whole day to learn about this historic part of Belgium. If you are traveling to Belgium, you must visit Ieper and you must do a tour with Wouter. We will be back to learn more from Wouter in 2017.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Booked 3 days in a row for me and my dad as we had wanted to do this for years. We got Wouter and I must say this was brilliant! Went around the Ypres Salient the first day, Picardie the second and the Somme the 3rd. I would recommend anyone to this new to history or well versed. Excellent prices... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We had been let down on the morning of our pre booked tour and by chance came across this company on Google The owner fitted us in at very short notice and we were exceptionally happy to be just seeing the sights. We never thought that such a last minute booking would be so enjoyable and the guide was exceptionally... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

My family and I had always wanted to visit the Canadian war sites in Europe and I had already booked the itinerary of where we were to stay but wanted more of a detailed history than we would be able to get on our own. I found Wouter on line and we had a conversation. He was willing to put... More 

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Bradford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

My friend and I spent a wonderful afternoon with Wouter touring the Ypres Salient. His knowledge was superb and his enthusiasm was infectious. Although we had booked a four hour tour we went over this time due to his flexibility and desire to ensure the tour was tailored to our interests. Once he discovered that my great uncle had been... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

We did the 1914-1918 Australians Battlefield tour and it was fantastic! It hits all the famous WW1 sites and is very nformative. This is what Ypres is famous for, its rich wartime history!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

My husband and I did a day WWI tour around Ieper and down to the Somme. Wouter brought the war to life for us both. Seeing the actual battlefields and memorials was memorable as we knew it would be. In addition to just seeing the sites we got some great individual soldiers stories and gained so much insight and understanding... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Myself and a group of friends went on a one day tour with Wouter on the day before Remembrance Sunday and found it to be an excellent tour. Wouter combines knowledge of the area with fascinating storytelling and really explained some of the main events on the Wester Front really well. Walter tailored the tour to focus on points of... More 

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