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CGT Battlefield Tours

A specialist tour operator offering bespoke tours to the battlefields of the Europe and beyond.  All of our groups receive individual and meticulous attention and we cater for all types, including military, schools, colleagues, clubs, associations, youth organisations and family and friends. Each of our tours is bespoke and itineraries are personalised, with tours available to suit all budgets.
 

Peace Village - Messines

The Peace Village Hostel, situated in rural Messines, is the ideal group accommodation and base for a visit to Flanders Fields and the Ypres Salient. The hostel overlooks the Messines ridge battlefield of Belgium's smallest city with landmarks such as the Island of Ireland Peace Park and the New Zealand Memorial to the Missing.
 

Salient Points

This website is designed as a portal dedicated to the 1st and 2nd World Wars. A single source for information, references, links, battlefield tourism, books and news.

Last Post Association

Every evening since 1928, at precisely eight o'clock, the Last Post - the traditional salute to the fallen warrior - has been played under the Menin Gate Memorial in Ieper, Belgium.

Western Front Association

The Western Front Association (WFA) was formed with the aim of furthering interest in The Great War of 1914-1918. We also aim to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of all those on all sides who served their countries in France and Flanders and their own countries during The Great War. Established in 1980 by noted military historian John Giles,...

Peter De Groote

We are Peter and Nathalie De Groote, owners of the chocolate shop 'Peter De Groote', which is located in Ypres (Flanders fields) - Belgium. For more than 10 year we have been welcoming tourists from all over the world. Our chocolates are home-made from the best quality products, no factory, and guaranteed best price.

Leger Holidays

Welcome to our exceptional coach, rail, air and cruising holiday collection for 2009. Leger offer escorted coach holidays to Europe and the America, so if you want the best by coach, rail, air or cruising then travel with us, as we have the knowledge and experience to make it easy.

The Protea

The Protea, Bed & breakfast in Flanders Field. Combine your visit to the” YPRES SALIENT” with the unforgettable experience of staying at “THE PROTEA”. All rooms en-suite with tv and situated in a garden setting. The Protea at Geluveld is only 5 min driving away from THE MENINGATE.

Old Front Line Battlefields of WW1

This is a web site dedicated to the history and battlefields of the Great War 1914-1918. It aims to provide you with information about the war itself and on how to visit the battlefields in France & Flanders, and Gallipoli - and what to see.

The Great War 1914 - 1918

A Guide to the Battlefields and History of the First World War. This site provides an overview of the First World War battlefields on the Western Front by showing you where they are, what happened there and what can you see today.

Ambrosia hotel

Enjoy our renovated family hotel at Ypres. Lay down in our comfortable beds after exploring the battlefieds during the day. Look at our peacefull and homely colours. Experience a unique room which is very nice and clean. Taste our cooked or/and continental breakfast in the mornings. Walk 5 min. in the evening to the Last Post at 20h. Eat at a cosy restaurant and have a Belgian Beer.

Le Chat Noir

Holiday Home Ypres – Ypres Guesthouse – Le Chat Noir For many years, the owner of this Guest House, Alain, has been interested in the history of Ypres, particularly the history of the City and its surrounding area during the Great War, 1914 -1918.

Varlet Farm

Welcome on the Varlet Farm Website where we hope to tell you something of ourselves and to give details of the Bed and Breakfast accommodation we now offer in our family farmhouse on the old Passchendaele battlefield.

Quasimodo tours

If you do nothing else while on the continent, don't miss one of these unique bus trips around beautiful Flanders !

B&B La Passerelle

Marc and Sonja welcome you to their guest house “La Passarelle“. At barely 150 metres from Hooghe Crater cemetery and 3km from Iepers center you can stay overnight in elegantly decorated rooms with shower and toilet.

Menin Gate School Hotel

Menin Gate School Hotel is located in front of The Menin Gate monument in the old center of Ypres. Whilst your group is less than a minute away from the heart of life and excitement in the market square, the accommodation offers the peace and quiet you need for a good night's sleep.

Private museum "De Pondfarm"

All along the frontline, here in Flanders as well, the Great War left a lot of war material. The war finds of the Pondfarm area, a nicely ordened collection, are stored in a small, unique museum.

Hotel Ypres Kasteelhof 't Hooghe

In the countryside and in an oasis of greenery, you find the hotel « Kasteelhof ‘t Hooghe » situated 3 km of the centre of Ypres. Away from the noisy town-life, it is an ideal place to make some excursions in order to visit the region.

Leonidas Ypres

We’d like to present you our Belgian Chocolate shop ‘Leonidas’, situated on the Market Square in Ieper (Ypres).
For many years we have welcomed people from all the corners of the world: families, groups and mostly British school groups who visit us year after year again!

Bed & Breakfast @Room's te Ieper

Where a stylish room is not an idle word. With you as a guest, it will even be more meaningful.

Ideally located, close to the town’s center or as a base to explore the area. On foot you easily reach the outskirts of town through the town’s gates. By car or (motor)bike, the hinterland is easily accessible. Putting up (motor)bikes safely is not a problem.

Great War Battlefields of the Western Front

This is the essential iPhone app for travelling the battlefields of the Western Front of the Great War, covering 170 locations with 700 photographs. From Diksmuide in Flanders to Cantigny in the Somme, it will help guide you to some of the amazing sites of interest - from bunkers and trenches to more major sites like the Menin Gate in Ypres or Thiepval on the Somme. It also contains a wealth of practical and useful information for any traveller including cafés, museums, opening hours, etc

Great War Centenary

Take an excursion into the past of the Great War!

You want to discover the history of WWI but you don't know where to begin?

Newmarket Holidays

Newmarket Holidays is one of the UK's largest independent tour operators. We guarantee excellent customer service at affordable prices on everything from UK coach holidays to London theatre breaks, escorted tours to Europe, the USA and Canada, and much, much more!

Visiting Hours

  • Monday : Closed
  • Tuesday : 10:00 > 18:00
  • Wednesday : 10:00 > 18:00
  • Thursday : 10:00 > 18:00
  • Friday : 10:00 > 18:00
  • Saturday : 10:00 > 18:00
  • Sunday : 10:00 > 21:00
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  • Annual leave :
  • From 11/08/2017 to 20/08/2017

Tarif

  • Adult : € 5,- p.p.
  • Student/Child : € 2,- p.p.
  • Adult (groups > 20p.) : € 3,- p.p.
  • Combi-ticket : € 11,- p.p.
  • (visit to museum / Lunch / 1 drink)