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Chemins d'Histoire Battlefield Tours

20 Rue Gabriel Faure, 02100 Saint-Quentin, France
+33 6 31 31 85 02
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Nothing short of spectacular

World War I, northern France, and history comes alive as this incredible guide Olivier opens the... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2017
james b
Paris, France
Very professional tour

Professional and friendly tour by Olivier. We visited the key sites and monuments of the Somme... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2017
Andrew J
via mobile
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Chemins d'Histoire is a legally registered Battlefield tours company specialized on the Great War. We offer 1 or 2 day tours of the Western Front and are happy and proud to share with you our expertise. The tours could be entirely made to measure and according to your nationality (Australian, Canadian, American, South African, etc...). The tours are conducted in a luxurious Mercedes V-Class air-conditioned minibus. CHBT Public transport licence : 2015/22/0000452
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
20 Rue Gabriel Faure, 02100 Saint-Quentin, France
+33 6 31 31 85 02
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

World War I, northern France, and history comes alive as this incredible guide Olivier opens the doors to the hundred year ago past of the intrigue, sadness and ironies of the world's first great war. I confess: I'm NOT a history buff, and thought I...More

Thank james b
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Professional and friendly tour by Olivier. We visited the key sites and monuments of the Somme, using some great technology to see where the trench lines were, allowing us to view the battles from both sides. Very knowledgeable and approachable. Would recommend.

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Thank you, Olivier, for a wonderful day, personalised to suit our needs. I appreciated the research you did beforehand so that you were able to take us directly to the field in which my relative died and to his grave. The whole day was excellent....More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful day. Olivier is very knowledgable, enthusiastic, and accommodating. He was able to take us to the exact location my grandfather sustained his injuries during the battle of the Somme. This was an emotional pilgrimage for me and I am grateful to have...More

Thank Loren1957
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

A great day with an experienced and very knowldgeable guide from Picardy. Our tour was unhurried and tailored to visit sites according to our partcular interests. Very comfortable vehicle. Thank you Olivier.

Thank Damian W
Reviewed May 8, 2017

My wife and I have wanted to visit the Canadian WW1 Battlefields for years,and are so thankful we had Olivier as our Guide.He is amazing! We booked a one day tour with him to visit Canadian sites especially Vimy Ridge and Beaumont Hamel,but it was...More

Thank Joan W
Reviewed May 5, 2017

Olivier took our group of 4 on a fantastic 2-day battlefield tour. He knowledge was outstanding and we enjoyed every minute of the trip. You can tell from the second you meet Olivier that his passion is the history. This shines through. A brilliant trip...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Our tour began with Oliver picking us up in Saint Quinten, such a lovely place to stay. We first visited the Victoria School in Villers Bretonneux which house a wonderful museum with the history of the Australian Troups who served in France during WW1. Then...More

Thank LWoody54
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Well where do you start. I am so very grateful I was able to find Olivier and his tour. His knowledge of the british sector for ww1 battlefields is second to none. With been able to track your location whilst seeing where the trench lines...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed January 24, 2017

This was a great day out and worth every penny. Olivier met us punctually and was fully prepared for our day out. We wanted to see the memorial at Thiepval where my Great Uncle Jack has his name inscribed and see Vimy Ridge - but...More

Thank iain b
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Rachel H
September 3, 2017|
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Response from Wardies4 | Reviewed this property |
i would definitely email Olivier any information you have and ask him the question, we found him extremely helpful and assisted us, he is busy doing preparations for the 100th annvetsary currently, good luck
January 26, 2016|
Response from Robyn T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i dont know anything about the British Regt or much of the war but i m sure if you contact Oliver at Chemins d'Histoire Battlefield Tours he may be able to answer your questions or know where to look. He is very... More
Jeffrey N
October 26, 2015|
Response from cheminsdhistoire | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your enquiry. For the moment, I'm available on the 7th, 8th and 11th December. You can contact me via the Chemins d'Histoire website for the details. I am looking forward to hearing from you. Regards,
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