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WW1 Tours

Potteriestraat 2, 8950, Belgium
+32 475 81 06 08
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Visit to WW 1 family War Graves in France

Carl our battlefield guide collected us from our hotel in Mons and on the way to the cemeteries at... read more

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
georgemiddlehurst4
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Worthing, United Kingdom
Imaginitive venues and an amazing day

Carl took a bunch of experienced WW1 travellers to sites none of us had seen before which believe... read more

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Reviewed June 16, 2018
mackmanje
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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Personally guided tours to Waterloo and the WW1 & WW2 Memorials a Battlefields in France and Belgium. Tours to the Western Front are tailor made to develop the British, ANZAC, Canadian or American dimension. Single day and multi-day tours Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel. Optional drop off at Lille Europe station or Paris CDG airport. We are licensed to work as a tour guide and to transport people.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Potteriestraat 2, 8950, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carl our battlefield guide collected us from our hotel in Mons and on the way to the cemeteries at Le Cateau and Hargicourt in France he told us about the allied action leading up to the time they were killed in action. He then dropped...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Carl took a bunch of experienced WW1 travellers to sites none of us had seen before which believe me takes some doing as some of us having been coming to Belgium and Northern France for more than 12 years.. We would never have found so...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Anyone who is contemplating visiting the Major Battle sites of WW1, there is no better way of doing it than with Carl. We were visiting from Australia and, of course, wanted to visit the site close to the Australian memory. Carl was able to combine...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

We took a 5 day tour with Carl starting in Amiens and ending in Ypres (Ieper as the locals such as Carl spell it.) Carl's knowledge as an military historian is encyclopedic. He will give you the big picture as well as the detailed information...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

My husband and I travelled from Canada, via London, to visit the above WW1 battle sites on the Somme. We booked our tour with Carl who collected us from our Airbnb in Lille and drove us first to Thiepval, then to Beaumont Hamel and ending...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful bike tour as well as WW1 tour. This tour was my husband's idea, I wasn't sure about three days of WW1 history. Carl conveys the humanity of the history, beyond the numbers and battle strategies. The bike rides off the main roads through the...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Cycled the Ypres Salient, Vimy Ridge, and the Somme; terrific experience. Carl is extremely knowledgeable, both on military history and other aspects of the region. For history buffs in particular I'll note that there is so much you can learn from actually seeing the battlefield...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

We have just returned from a 3 day cycle tour around the Ypres Salient, Vimy ridge and the Somme as far south as Albert. It’s been the best guided tour we’ve ever done. Carl is an extremely knowledgeable guide who is also passionate about history....More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

The four of us thoroughly enjoyed Carl's tour of the WW1 sites around Ypres. His knowledge of the historical context of the war and the detail of the progress of the terrible battles was excellent and we appreciated his design of the tour to incorporate...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

An organised trip for 11 guys to commemorate the centennial year! Carl was recommended to us and he did not disappoint. From first timers to habitual visitors Carl catered for all, outstanding subject matter expert who brought the topic to life with his encyclopaedic knowledge...More

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Reginaoma
January 28, 2017|
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Response from Carl O | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. I am self-employed or if you want a free-lance full time licensed tour guide. If you tell me the name of the cemetery and explain me your travel plans, then I can give you my best advise how to... More
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Joan_Halliday
October 4, 2015|
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Thank you for your enquiry. I have a lincese to transport 7 people in my minibus. A 3-day tour would visit sites in Ypres, Flanders and the Somme. If this is a private tour then you can stay in Lille or Poperinge at your... More
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