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Camalou Battlefield Tours

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Address: Groezeweg, 23, Ieper (Ypres) 8908 , Belgium
Phone Number: + 32 57 20.43.42
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" Battlefield Tours Personalised

My 80 year old mother recently traveled alone to Ypres wanting to visit the areas where 2 of her Uncles are buried in war cemetery's in Belgium. Not only did Christian and Annette... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My 80 year old mother recently traveled alone to Ypres wanting to visit the areas where 2 of her Uncles are buried in war cemetery's in Belgium. Not only did Christian and Annette manage all of her accommodation and meals, they also arranged her transport to and from Lille station. The Hotel in Ypres ( The Regina) was lovely and... More 

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Blackwood, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Booked with Camalou on the basis of a recommendation from customers and we were not disappointed. We were booked into a great hotel in Ypres and picked up by Christian each morning and taken on our tour (tailored according to your nationality) of the battlefields, landmarks and cemeteries specific to the Australian troops. Excellent tour! Knowledgeable commentary from Christian. Found... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We spent four days with Annette and Christian and, while near exhaustion on day four, appreciated every moment of their excellent presentations. Both have spent some twenty years showing people around the battlefields of Northern France and Flanders and their knowledge makes for an exceptional experience. They have at their fingertips the dates and locations of every significant action in... More 

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Camberley, Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

With Annette you go the whole nine yards for the whole nine hours! It's difficult to know which adjectives to use on a day tour like this, but by the end we really felt as if we knew the whole area of the three battles of Ypres which included not only the more obvious destinations but spots I imagine no... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Christian drove 4 of us from Ypres to the Somme and thereafter conducted a superb tour of the relevant battlefields, memorials & cemeteries. He also tailored the trip to our specifications. Very knowledgeable. Excellent English. Would definitely use Camalou again if returning.

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Bunbury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

As a family of 2 adults and 2 teenagers aged 16 and 13, we only had two days in Iepers so were very pleased we were able to secure the services of Annette & Christian. The car was very comfortable and we got collected from our accommodation and they made the tour relevant to us with Australian stories. They speak... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My husband, 9 year old son and I did a private tour with Camalou in October this year to commemorate the 97th anniversary of the death of my husband's Great Grandfather who is buried at Ypres. The communication and organization before the tour was excellent and Annette picked us up at our hotel on time and with a warm and... More 

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U K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My wife and I opted for a private tour of the Ieper Salient region whilst on a coach tour in the area and have to say we were extremely pleased with our choice, As arranged beforehand, Annette collected us from our hotel in her super new vehicle and with two Australian visitors we spent over 7 hours visiting such places... More 

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Redcliffe, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were fortunate to select Camalou Battlefield Tours for our two day tour of Australian WW1 sites in early July. Christian's and Annette's knowledge of Australian WW1 history is outstanding and they go to great lengths to share that knowledge. My wife's second cousin died on the Somme and Christian and Annette had researched his records and took us to... More 

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Canberra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Thanks to Christian and Annette for an enlightening four days. Their very comprehensive knowledge and easily understood explanations provided us with a complete picture. We are now able to identify the landscapes attached to the many place names we were familiar with. Walking the battlefields and then visiting the many cemeteries’ really brought home the very real nature of the... More 

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Address: Address: Groezeweg, 23, Ieper (Ypres) 8908 , Belgium
Phone Number: + 32 57 20.43.42
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Ieper (Ypres)

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