Battlefields & Ypres School Tour


Enjoy the city sights of Brussels as well and learning all about World War I.  A school tour that won’t disappoint!

Things to see & do

  • Sightseeing in Brussels
    • European Quarter and the Parliamentarium, the visitors’ centre of the European Parliament. It also offers a role play game in which visitors can step into a Member of the European Parliament’s shoes.
    • The Grand Place with its Gothic town hall
    • St Michael and Gudula Cathedral
    • The Royal Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • The Cinquantenaire park and its triumphal arch and museums
  • Sightseeing in Ypres
    • In Flanders Fields Exhibition
    • Island of Ireland Peace Park
    • Menin Gate
    • Sanctuary Wood Museum and Hill 62
    • Tyne Cot Cemetery
    • Langemark German Cemetery
    • Lettenburg Bunkers
    • Memorial Museum Passchendaele
  • The Mini Europe

    Mini-Europe is a miniature park located in Bruparck at the foot of the Atomium in Brussels. Mini-Europe has reproductions of monuments in the European Union on show, at a scale of 1:25. Roughly 80 cities and 350 buildings are represented. The models cost as much as €350,000 to make (the Brussels Grand-Place).

Sample Itinerary

Day 1
Flight to Brussels
  • Luxury Coach transfer to Brussels city centre
  • Tour of Brussels incl the European Quarter, the Grand Place, the Cinquantenaire park
  • Transfer to Bethune town
  • Dinner and overnight in your hotel in Bethune
Day 2
Ypres & Surrounding Area
  • Transfer to Ypres
  • Visit Memorial Museum Passachendaele & Tyne Cot Cemetery
  • Transfer to Langemark German Cemetery
  • Visit to In Flanders field museum
  • Dinner in ‘t Ganzeke
  • After dinner walk to the Menin Gate Ceremony
  • Coach transfer to your hotel
Day 3
The Somme
  • Transfer to Somme
  • Visit Canadian Vimy Ridge Memorial
  • Beaumont Hamel Canadian memorial
  • Ulster Tower and lunch
  • Thiepval Wood
  • Coach transfer to your hotel
  • Dinner and overnight in your hotel
Day 4
Flight Home
  • Breakfast and check out of hotel
  • Transfer to Brussels Airport
  • Flight Home
Contact Us

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