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Flanders Battlefield Tours

Slachthuisstraat 58, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 57 36 04 60
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Superb

Jacques conducted the tour and was faultless - despite our own previous research on the subject, we... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2015
annecam53
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Dundee, United Kingdom
Excellent tour

I booked a private tour with two friends, Jacques was an excellent guide, although he has done this... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2015
holeinthehead
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Dublin, Ireland
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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 24 April 2015

Jacques conducted the tour and was faultless - despite our own previous research on the subject, we learned so much more from him on the day. Phenomenal knowledge and enthusiasm for the subject. It is his life's passion and his enthusiasm helped bring everything to...More

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2015

Thank you for your thoughts Jacques was thrilled to read them, as we say you never stop learning when it comes to a subject such as the First World War. Many thanks again for taking the time to complete a review.

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Reviewed 23 April 2015

I booked a private tour with two friends, Jacques was an excellent guide, although he has done this for many years his passion for what he does is immense. At no stage does the tour come across as stable or formalistic. You will not go...More

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2015

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review it is appreciated. Regardless of the number of years that Jacques and I have been involved in the First World War, Jacques certainly more than myself we pride ourselves on remembering how lucky/privileged we are...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2015

My husband and I along with our friends did a tour of the Ypres salient last week. Jacques our tour guide was very informative and the whole tour was moving, and absolutely amazing. I would definitely recommend this tour company.

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2015

Thank you for your thoughts on the tour with Jacques it is much appreciated, we hope that you will think of and remember this day for many weeks. Take care Genevra and Jacques

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Reviewed 21 April 2015

Recently did a group tour with "Flanders Battlefield Tours" Genevra and Jacques were absolutely excellent. Their knowledge of the history of WW1 was exceptional. You could see they both had an absolute passion for their job and their delivery matched. Thank you.More

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2015

Hello David, Thank you indeed for taking the time to complete your review, you were a great group to have on the tour and we very much enjoyed your company, by myself and Jacques. Glad to hear that you all made it back safely and...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2015

We joined Andre and his minibus in the centre of Ypres for a half day afternoon North Salient tour. There were eight of us (four couples) roughly mid 50s three from England one from Germany. Andre really knew his history, and was able to impart...More

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2015

What a lovely review and I'm certain that Andre will be pleased with your thoughts. We are pleased that you found the tour fascinating and learned so much, it is important to explain battles etc easily for all to understand and this we are able...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2015

This tour was booked for my husband whose Great Grandfather was killed in WW1. We had previously found his grave and my husband had visited it several years ago. As we both continued to research our family history we discovered that his great grandfather and...More

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2015

Thank you sincerely for taking the time to complete a review, the truth is of course that we love what we do and thankfully that shines through on our tours. It is so easy for us today to take for granted what we have...the cemeteries...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

We were travelling with my parents and decided to book a full day private your with Jaques. It was superb! Picked up from our hotel at 9:30 and taken round all the main sites in the area. Jaques is very informative and obviously had a...More

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2015

Hello Emma, Thank you for taking the time to complete a review it is appreciated. We're pleased that you like the packed lunch and that you had a good day with Jacques. We were more than happy to take you to specific elements within the...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2015

On Saturday we spent a moving and emotional afternoon with Genevra. She has so much knowledge it is quite astounding and has a passion for what she does. Although we were very cold and the weather was miserable she kept us entertained all afternoon. Our...More

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2015

Thank you for your comments regarding the battlefield tour, and yes it was cold, thankfully though the weather has taken a turn for the best and today I have been guiding without my coat...yesterday and today the first time this year. Again thank you it...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2015

Our itinerary meant that we booked the shorter Saturday morning 'standard tour' and we found it full of interest thanks to our guide Jacque's tremendous knowledge and enthusiasm. A really enjoyable and rewarding experience that I would recommend to any first time visitor to Ieper...More

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2015

Hello Dave, Elaine & Mark, Thank you for your comments and taking the time to complete the review. We're pleased that we were able to accommodate your request, hopefully one day we'll see you here again on the Western Front. For the time being though...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2015

We did the Grand Tour (North Salient) with Genevra and it was excellent. Genevra is highly professional and knowledgeable. It makes such a difference to listen to someone explain what happened, and tell the stories of individuals, rather than be leafing through guidebooks and fumbling...More

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GenevraYpres_Belgium, Owner at Flanders Battlefield Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2015

Hello...Thank you very much for your review and taking the time to complete it. Guides are able to verbally bring alive words and personal stories of soldiers and those of the battles, guide books ably assist those traveling here to venture out on their own...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
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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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