The Somme & The Armistice

The Somme & The Armistice

We return to Flanders this year to commemorate Armistice Day ceremony at the Menin Gate.

We return to Flanders this year to commemorate Armistice Day ceremony at the Menin Gate. We also include visits to the In Flanders Fields museum, Passchendaele (100 years on), Ulster Tower, the German Cemetery at Langemark and other less well known sites of great interest to Northern Ireland people with memories of both the 16th Irish and 36th Ulster Divisions.

Day 1 - Wednesday

Europa Buscentre to Hull via P&O Ferries from Larne to Cairnryan.

Overnight P&O Cruiseferry (outside en-suite cabins with side-by-side beds, all meals included)

D

Day 2 - Thursday

We drive south to Passchendaele to the visitor’s centre at Tyne Cot Cemetery, before arriving at the German Cemetery at Langemark. We finish the day at Essex Farm and the Peace Tower at Messines.

Hotel Hotel Altia, Neuvilleen Ferrain **** (3 nights B&B, 2D)

B, D

Day 3 - Friday

We have a full day exploring the Somme area taking in Albert, the Newfoundland ‘Caribou’, the trenches at Beaumont Hamel, Thiepval and the Ulster Tower, the memorial to all who died in the Great War on the Somme battlefields.

B, D

Day 4 - Saturday

We travel to Ypres today to witness the moving Last Post at Menin Gate and also include a visit to the In Flanders Fields Museum. Dinner is not provided tonight.

B

Day 5 - Sunday

We travel through the villages of Flanders, catching the overnight ferry to England.

Overnight P&O Cruiseferry (outside en-suite cabins with side-by-side beds, all meals included)

B, D

Day 6 - Monday

Hull to Belfast via Cairnryan with Stena Line.

B

B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included

Price Excludes

• Single Room/Cabin Supplement £115

• Holiday Insurance

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Europa Buscentre Ulsterbus Tours, Europa Buscentre Stands 2-5
Belfast
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2017
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Europa Buscentre,

Glengall Street,

Belfast, BT12 5AH

Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Saturday 09:00 - 12:30

Sunday Closed

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