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Flanders Battlefield Tours

Slachthuisstraat 58, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 57 36 04 60
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Fabulous! Very moving but incredibly informative

We were fortunate to have Jacques as our guide and we had a superb tour. He is so well informed and... read more

Reviewed today
Claire W
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London, United Kingdom
A great experience with a turly knowledgeable guide

We booked a private family tour centred on my grandfather's service in the Ypres salient in 1917... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jonathan H
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London, United Kingdom
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“grand tour” (77 reviews)
“north salient” (66 reviews)
“his knowledge” (62 reviews)
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Slachthuisstraat 58, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
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+32 57 36 04 60
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Reviewed today

We were fortunate to have Jacques as our guide and we had a superb tour. He is so well informed and enthusiastic, the tour was incredibly engaging. His anecdotes, maps and readings from his extensive and thorough research added to our understanding. Would highly recommend...More

Thank Claire W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a private family tour centred on my grandfather's service in the Ypres salient in 1917. It was a birthday present for my 89-year old father, his son. Our guide, Andre, was extremely knowledgeable, animated and friendly. YBT prepared a lot of background material...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked our tour with Ledger holidays. Our tour was the western front france & Beligum. We had a marvellous time from start to finish. The coach drivers were brilliant they were always on time for pick up and drop offs, the tour guide really...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Flanders Battlefield Tours was recommended to the family by Chris Baker, author of 'The Battle for Flanders'. It was an excellent choice.After first contacting by email, all enquiries (email & phone) were handled quickly and efficiently. We had asked for a bespoke tour to incorporate...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I organised this tour as part of my father’s 70th birthday. We were all extremely impressed with the wealth of knowledge and information passed on to us from Jacques. The tour was educational, enjoyable and emotional at times as we visited the various memorials and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took this tour in March 2018 with my husband and two friends. Jacques was our driver and guide; an extremely knowledgeable historian who obviously loves his work! We were met at our hotel by Jacques and his very comfortable minibus, and spent an extremely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Vimy Ridge Battlefields tour with Jacques. He’s an enthusiastic historian and we enjoyed listening to him. It was a humbling experience to standing on land where countless soldiers lost their lives for our freedom. Not professionals, just ordinary men who wanted to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wear warm (possibly waterproof) clothes- as it can be bitterly cold at the cemetries, even on mild days. We were on a tour of 8 driven by Genevra in her mini bus. We set off on time and visited many key locations of this period...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took this tour on 6th April along with 3 friends. Genevra has lots to do- driving the minibus, giving an extremely knowledgable commentary and looking after the 8 passengers but she handles it all extremely competently. Her knowledge of the subject matter is extensive and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This company is very well organised. We were picked up on time and had a very interesting tour with Filip who took us to three interesting sites and was knowledgeable and friendly. My sixteen year old daughter enjoyed it very much and we all learnt...More

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TonyD7777
23 February 2018|
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Response from GenevraYpres_Belgium | Property representative |
Hello Tony, I have responded directly to your email that we received earlier this morning, unfortunately we are completely fully booked over the dates mentioned in your email. Kind regards Flanders Battlefield Tour
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CanberraGrizzlers
16 January 2018|
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Response from GenevraYpres_Belgium | Property representative |
Can I just clarify whether you mean Etaples Military Cemetery, as I'm unaware of a museum being there? If it is the cemetery please email us via the email details on Flanders Battlefield Tour website. Within the bespoke... More
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Daniel C
13 January 2018|
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Response from GenevraYpres_Belgium | Property representative |
We are unaware of trips operating from Brussels as a whole, the one organisation that we did know of are not operating, or they cancel if there are not enough numbers participating. Ideally you would be best to make your... More
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