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The Battle of the Somme, the bloodiest battle of World War 1

Car Tour (driving guide)
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The Battle of the Somme which started on the 1st of July, 1916 was one of the bloodiest in the history of the British Empire with losses of about 20, 000 deaths at the end of the day.


It took until November 1916 where finally Germans retreated.


On this tour I will offer you to discover this battle by visiting major sites where many countries from the Commonwealth were engaged as Beaumont Hamel trenches, Thiepval, The Lochnagar Crater and many other places. . .

09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Hotel or Amiens Train Station

09:50 AM

Beaumont-Hamel Memorial Park

You will see remains of trenches (British, Newfoundland and German). The Visitor Center

11:00 AM

The Ulster Tower

Visit the Ulster tower monument. The monument is dedicated to the 36th Irish Division who fought on the Somme offensive 1st of July, 1916.

11:20 AM

Thiepval Memorial and Visitor Center

Visit the Thiepval Memorial dedicated to the 72000 missing soldiers and its visitor center.

12:30 AM

Stop for lunch

Lunch on Albert

01:30 AM

The Australian involvement in Pozieres

First involvement of the Australian forces on the Somme to take the town of Pozieres on July 1916 (1st and 2nd Australian Division).

02:30 PM

Delville Wood and the South African Brigade

The involvement of the South African Brigade from 14th to 20th of July 1916.

Visit of the Memorial and Museum dedicated to the sacrifice of the soldiers in World War One and Two.

03:30 PM

New Zealand involvement

Stop to the New Zealand Memorial to talk of the offensive against the German line from the Caterpillar Valley on September 1916.

04:00 PM

The Lochnagar Crater

Stop to the Lochnagar Crater the place where you will see the result of an underground explosion made by the British forces on July 1st, 1916.

Ending Point

Back to the Hotel or Amiens Train station

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What‘s included

Guiding Services

Private Transportation (including a Peugeot car - 4 seats or Peugeot mini-van - 7 seats)

Gasoline and toll fees

Bottles of water for our clients

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What‘s not included

Personal Expenses

Souvenirs

Food, Drinks, Snacks

Tour Important Information

This tour involves a lot of walking, so make sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothes.

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I can also organize pilgrimage tour if you have a relative who fought or buried in my area.

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$640/ per group

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