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“Brilliant Day Out”

Terres de Memoire Somme Battlefield Tours
Ranked #2 of 43 things to do in Amiens
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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!
Reviewed June 26, 2014

We visited Villers Bretonneux and the battle fields of the WWI western front with Lea from Terres Memoire and had a wonderful day out. Her knowledge of the battles, the events leading up to and after the battles, and her excellent English skills were marvellous. This is a small group tour company and there were 14 of us, each of whom had time to ask questions and have the. Answered, as well as the opportunity to visit a site to find the grave of a missing relative. We stopped in Albert for lunch, which was lovely and the experience of seeing first hand the trenches and area wwhere so mNy young men especially our Aussie boys was very moving. This was a great experience and I cannot recommend it more highly.

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Reviewed June 26, 2014

We went on the Terre's de Memoire tour with Lea as our guide. With the four of us (including a 11 and 12 y.o.) the was only 14 people on a small bus. It allowed Lea to personalise the tour easily and provide everyone with a personal touch. Her commentary was excellent and provided an perfectly framed overview of the battles of the Somme. For a day tour without the big crowds I would highly recommend this tour.

1  Thank Andrew D
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Reviewed June 26, 2014

We really enjoyed this tour, our guide Sylvestre was a warm and welcoming guide. His knowledge of this area and the war history was brilliant, exactly what we were looking for. Would highly recommend this tour, an emotional experience

Thank Kirsty H
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Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were very happy with our one day tour,our tour guide Lea was a wealth of information.Our day was full and very informative and I very much appreciated the additional research Lea did on my relative.Highly recommend.

Thank vicki551
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Reviewed June 14, 2014

Firstly, thank you to all the people who reviewed this tour company, reading all the impressive reviews was the reason for choosing Terres de Memoire.

We had Sylvestre as our guide and he was brilliant, he had a wealth of knowledge and was humorous. He made you feel like you were driving around with an old friend you hadn't seen for sometime, very easygoing. We did the one day tour. Caught the train from Paris and met Sylvestre opposite Amiens train station at 9am. We were on the tour with two other people, (both from Australia).

We visited the Villers-Bretonneux Australian War Memorial and school, Thiepval Memorial, Pozieres Australian War Memorial, Proyart German Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial and Lochnagar Crater Memorial, this is a snapshot of what the one day tour covered. At no time did you ever feel rushed at each stop. We had lunch in Albert at Hygge Cafe.

During the drive you pass numerous memorial sites dotted over the countryside which is very sobering.
The tour is heart wrenching when confronted with the thousands of crosses and the endless columns of names listed as missing at various sites. Take you tissues they will be needed at times.

HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS TOUR

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