OVERVIEW

The Battle of the Somme was one of the most harrowing battles of the First World War. From 1 July to 18 November 1916, one million Allied (British and Empire troops, French and Italian) and Axis (Austrian, Hungarian and German) soldiers lost their lives. Learn about the fascinating history of this battle with this highly recommended tour.

Testimonials

  • A full day’s itinerary visiting the battlefield
  • A chance to pay one’s respects to lives lost
  • Understanding life in the trenches & horrors of war
STAR FEATURES
  • Led by General Sebastian Roberts
  • 1 night accommodation
  • Full briefing outlining the tour
  • Historical introduction
  • Outlines the whole battle
  • Also learn about individual battles
  • Lunch is included at café
  • Comfortable transport
  • Visit the Newfoundland Memorial
  • An unforgettable experience
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LOCATION

80300 Albert, France

This 2 days trip starts with crossing the channel and spending the night in Arras where you will receive a full briefing in preparation for the next day’s tour. You will visit battlefields, trenches, war memorials and museums. The battlefields have been well preserved so visitors can fully appreciate the conditions faced by the soldiers and the hundreds of cemeteries show the devastating loss of life involved. 

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