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Address: Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
Phone Number: +32 57 20 43 42
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As a local and experienced guide of the Ypres and Somme Battlefields, I can...

As a local and experienced guide of the Ypres and Somme Battlefields, I can offer you a personalized tour adapted to your own expectations. In my Mercedes Viano, Audio all surround, you can enjoy the comments and visit the sites where "your soldier" fought almost a century ago.

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Wonderful tour of WWI battlefields

Christian & Annette are a very personable Belgian couple with the most extraordinary, in-depth knowledge & understanding of all aspects of the war on the Western Front & are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Christian & Annette are a very personable Belgian couple with the most extraordinary, in-depth knowledge & understanding of all aspects of the war on the Western Front & are deeply committed to ensuring the preservation of that history. They were able to personalise our 2 day tour according to our wishes & despite only being able to provide them with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Camalou Tours can take great pride in their knowledge and research. A very genuine Belgian couple whose knowledge passion and research prior to our arrival has no peer. They have lived the history and through the history via their families and their knowledge of the whole area and events when and where is absolutely fascinating. We had four relatives to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Lille but in hindsight we should have stayed in Ypres. Our guide Christian picked my wife and I up at our hotel and from then on he simply blew us away. I've been too Gallipoli and always wanted to visit where the Australians made a stand at Viller Bretonneux in WW1, my research showed my great great... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Annette and Christian are the perfect hosts on an amazing tour. As the group travelled around the Flanders and Somme areas we were shown and learnt so much. We had excellent accommodation and meals. One of the best tours I have ever joined.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

what a wonderful experience we had on our Camalou Tour - Christian and Annette are the perfect hosts and their knowledge base is amazing. My husband Rod and I did a 4 day tour and we had asked for Australian content which was our interest and we were delivered so much more it was the best 4 days we have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

After many years of wanting to visit the Western front, my husband and I were so fortunate to find an exceptional guide in Annette for our full day tour in June. Her knowledge of WW1 history and enthusiasm for ensuring future generations know of the sacrifices made by the Allies is without precedent. As we travelled the various significant sites... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

Christian and Annette took us to all the Kiwi and Australian sites in Flanders. Their knowledge and enthusiasm made all the difference to understanding what the soldiers went through 100 years ago, and what a waste it all was. Despite pouring rain - a small reminder of what the soldiers put up with - we travelled extensively. A great experience.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Annette gave us an informative and well researched historical tour of the WW1 battlefields surrounding Ypres. She helped explain the actual tactics used and why certain topographical ground was chosen for battles. She also personalised this with stories that she had researched about some young soldiers who had died in the conflict from our home village in England. Strongly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

Annette and Christian really brought the Battle of the Somme to life, they knew their military history well, they made arrangements that made both of us feel special. They procured a wreath for me to lay at the Menim Gate during their Last Post ceremony and also made special arrangements with the Aussie School at Villiers-Bretonneau for me to present... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

Annette was a wonderful guide!! There was just two of us on her tour and we were tight for time due to train issues bu that was not a problem for Annette. She took the time to pick us up at the train station and drop us off in time to catch our train out. She was so knowledgeable of... More 

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