A Grand Tour of the Western Front from Belgium to Verdun. Take in the memorials, battlefields and cemeteries of the Great War.
Day 1 Arrive in Calais and a tour of the Belgian battlefields
Day 2 France via Loos, Arras or Vimy Ridge then arriving on the Somme
Day 3 A full Somme Tour including Thiepval and Lochnagar, overnight in Laon
Day 4 A ride to Verdun taking in some breathtaking scenery enroute
Day 5 A trip around Verdun and a ride in the countryside of the Argonne, overnight in Rheims
Day 6 The ride home via Arras or Vimy Ridge
From the early battles around Ypres, we will take you to the sites and memorials of the Great War in Belgium. Visit the fields, woods, craters, hills and cemeteries of the four-year struggle. We include visits to individual cemeteries less accessible to other forms of transport. Visit Polygon Wood, Railway Wood, Hooge Crater, Hill 60 and 62, Messines and the cemeteries in Langemark, Lijssenthoek and Tyne Cot. This is a tour of Remembrance and respect suitable for all riding abilities.
This tour additionally includes a tour of the sites of battle around Messines Ridge (5 June departure) or Passchendaele (28 July departure)