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Terres de Memoire Somme Battlefield Tours

Peronne | Somme, 80204 Amiens, France
+33 (0)322842305
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Ranked #1 of 5 Activities in Amiens
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Battlefields
Owner description: We are a French company organising Battlefield Tours of the Western Front. Our groups are kept to small size. One day, two day, three day and private... more » Owner description: We are a French company organising Battlefield Tours of the Western Front. Our groups are kept to small size. One day, two day, three day and private tours are available, leaving from Amiens Station. Booking is essential.Please visit our website for more information! « less
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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

We had a wonderful day with Laia and 2 other Aussie families (and an Irishman) on this tour of the Somme battlefields. It really brought the distant events of WW 1 to life as we visited towns whose names we had heard about for decades. Now when we see TV coverage of the events of WW 1 we'll be able... More

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Brighton, Australia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We were fortunate to hit upon this tour of the Battlefields. From the offset they responded promptly. Directions for meeting - Amiens Gare, were explicit and timely. Lea catered superbly to the needs of a diverse age and demographic. She is very comfortable chatting in English, using nuisances and with a good sense of humor. We had ample time at... More

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Such a professional tour with a personal touch. Silvestre's knowledge and communication skills were excellent. Value for money and would thoroughly recommend it.

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I had the pleasure of touring the Western Front Battlefields with Terres de Memoire after a recommendation from a colleague in Australia. Right from the start our tour guide, Sebastian, provided a knowledgeable, informative narration which was delivered with respect and empathy to the thousands of soldiers who lost their lives in the area during WW1. We toured many important... More

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hanoi
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My 79 year old father, two sons aged 7 and 9 and I joined a group totalling 8 people. The 9am - 5.30pm tour was well worth the 380euros for the four of us. Staring at Amiens Gare, we were shown the Somme Museum and Albert, Australian, Canadian, New Foundland, tank and Thieval memorials / cemeteries. Toilet and lunch stops... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Just finished my 2 day battlefield tour and I can't speak highly enough about it. Really well ran, with an excellent and knowledgeable guide in Sylvestre. Would recommend to anybody with an interest in visiting the Commonwealth cemeteries and memorials of WW1. Thanks!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I had been looking forward to this tour for months and it very nearly fulfilled my expectations. It is a very good tour for those with only a general knowledge of the war on the western front. Sylvestre (tour guide) certainly knows his stuff and presents his commentary very well. I would rate the visit to the Commonwealth Memorial and... More

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Queensland
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were in Amiens to find my Great Uncle's last resting place and booked this tour as they offer a personalised tour and will locate specific graves. Our guide, Sylvester, was very knowledgeable and I was very pleased with the information he had found for my relative. Several of us on the tour had similar quests and we were each... More

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Took the Somme tour since the Ypres sector was sold out - be prepared for lots of Aussies! Our guide was Sylvestre and he did a good job of telling us about the area and significance of the battles. Very enjoyable. Minor drawbacks - maybe a little too much time at the cemeteries, I think we stopped at four; and... More

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Wodonga Victoria australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We went on this tour for the purpose of visiting my husbands uncles grave. When we booked they asked for details. Upon meeting our guide Lea we were presented with a print out from research she had done about him. We were overwhelmed by this act of kindness. The tour was great and our guide was very knowledgable and also... More

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