Armistice Day Anniversary in Flanders

  • 4 Day Tour
  • 3 to 4 Star Rating

Nov 10

Local departure by coach, then to our hotel in northern France or Belgium for a three-night stay.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Nov 11

On 11th November we will be in Ypres for the annual commemoration of the Armistice and to attend the special 11am service at the Menin Gate, along with the veterans’ parade. You will have some free time in central Ypres, and in the afternoon, you can also join an optional trip to the battlefields around Ypres. In the evening we will attend the nightly Last Post Ceremony which is specially extended for 11th November.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Nov 12

We visit a number of sites connected with events on the battlefields a hundred years ago. We look at the bitter fighting along the Menin Road and at Polygon Wood in November 1914 and examine the story of the Christmas Truce and the famous games of football in No Man’s Land. We also visit Messines Museum and Ploegsteert Visitors’ Centre.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Nov 13

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Nov 9

Regional departure by coach, then to our hotel in Belgium or northern France, where we stay for three nights.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Nov 10 & 11

Over the course of the tour we will be in Ypres for the 11th November, and include the usual free optional visit to the Passchendaele Book Fair, but on the 10th November we will follow the story of the Canadians at Third Ypres seeing the sites where they fought around the village and the cemeteries where their dead lie.

  • Included meals: 2xBreakfast

Nov 12

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; entrance fees to museums and places of interest; single room supplement £79 (2016), £89 (2017), £109 (2017 Novotel Ypres); travel insurance from £35.50. 



FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.

We accept collapsible wheelchairs and we can also accommodate Electric Scooters however they must be easily dismantled by the customer and each component must weigh less than 20kg and the scooter no more than 60kg in total. The scooter must also have a dry cell battery. Please call before booking so we can make sure the tour suits any extra requirements.