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Thierry Houba - Private Guide in Dinant

 Member Since 2012 

The Ypres Salient (World War I)

Private tour in Dinant

Tour Price : €440 Duration : 10 hours Languages: English, French, Dutch

Intro

The Ypres Salient is the area around Ypres in Belgium which was the scene of some of the biggest battles in World War I.

In military terms, a salient is a battlefield feature that projects into enemy territory. Therefore, the salient is surrounded by the enemy on three sides, making the troops occupying the salient vulnerable.

 

Full Day Tour

08:30 leave Dinant for Ypres (Ieper)

11:00 free time for the lunch in Ypres

13:30 leave for our guided WWI Ypres Battlefield Tour, for about 4 hours, with (some of the) following highlights that we will visit:

- Essex Farm Cemetery / Advanced Dressing Station, John McCrae site

- Yorkshire Trench & Dug Out

- Soldatenfriedhof / Langemark

- "The Brooding Soldier" (St. Julien Canadian Memorial) at Vancouver Corner

drive through Zonnebeke

- Tyne Cot Cemetery / Passendale

drive via Passendale and Moorslede

- Hill 62

And/or, depending on the time left, also:

- Hill 60 & Caterpillar crater/ Zillebeke

- Spanbroekmolen, Lone Tree Cemetery & Crater (Pool of Peace) / Wijtschate

17:30 Ypres (Market Place) / free time on your own, allowing you to visit the Menin Gate

18:30 leave for Dinant

Arrive Dinant around 21:00

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: €440
Duration: 10 hours
Group Size: 1-4 tourists
Languages: English, French, Dutch
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES
Attractions:Ypres Salient