OVERVIEW

The Battle of La Lys also know as the the Fourth Battle of Ypres started on dawn of 9th April 1918. The Germans called it Operation Georgette with the aim to break the line, push back the allies to the coast and capture Ypres. The German assault struck the Portuguese Second Division, which held a front of about 7 miles of the front. This tour will provide an excellent opportunity to remember the fallen and learn exactly what occurred.

Testimonials

  • Service at Portuguese War Memorial
  • Centenary of the Battle
  • Briefs by Major-General Sir Sebastian Roberts
STAR FEATURES
  • Transport from London
  • Visit site of the battle of 4th Ypres
  • Expert guides
  • Accommodation included
  • Delicious local food and wine
  • Single supplement available
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LOCATION

The battle took place in Richebourg very near to Lille and Ypres situated in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region.

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