May 17 – 25, 2019
These tours are restricted to seven persons maximum. Norm Christie will be the Guide and Driver. The Mini Tours cover the famous Canadian Battlefields of the Great War. They are 9 days, including two travel days, and include three nights in Ypres, three in Arras, and one in Paris. All three Tours leave Canada on a Friday and return to Canada the following Saturday. Hotels are all Three Star and located close to the Battlefields. Breakfasts are included. At current prices we anticipate the costs to be $2950 for the mini tours (Please note Airfare, lunches and Dinners are not included) for Double Occupancy. $600 deposit required to reserve seat.
The Tour includes the battlefields of Second Ypres, Mount Sorrel, Passchendaele, Hill 70, The Somme, Vimy, Arras 1918, and Cambrai, 1918. Sites include: The Brooding Soldier, Hill 62 Memorial, Crest Farm Memorial, Messines Ridge, Poperinghe, Fromelles (Pheasant Wood Cemetery), Neuve Chapelle Indian Memorial, Vimy Memorial (and tunnels), Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Park, Lognager Crater, Thiepval Memorial, Courcelette Memorial, and much, much more. Also included is everybody’s favourite pastime, Shrapnel Balling!