Ypres 2 Nights
Go back in time to the First World War and let your students see and feel what life was like being a soldier on this moving trip!
Three days in Belgium gives your pupils a chance to learn more about the First World War, also known as the Great War.
Visiting famous memorials, such as the Menin Gate, Vimy Ridge, and Tyne Cot Cemetery brings home the astonishing sacrifice of the soldiers of so many countries.
Go Back in Time to the First World War and Experience the Battle of Ypres
Our itineraries are suitable for students whose studies are focusing on the First World War in general, and the Battles of Ypres in particular. Let them gain an emotional connection with what took place and see how the soldiers coped during this horrific time.
We know exactly what to include in your trip and your personal tour organiser can also help recommend new places of interest to create the right tour for you. We have our ready-made tours such as this one or we can create a personalised tour from scratch just for you, just let us know your requirements.
“Samantha was my main contact when organising the trip. She was fantastic in helping to organise the excursions we required. “
Discover the life of soldiers in the Great War
- DAY *1*
Depart school by private coach and travel to Belgium. Your first visit is the impressive ‘In Flanders Fields‘ museum. Check-in to your accommodation for your evening meal before witnessing the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate, which is an experience not to be missed.
- DAY *2*
First stop is Vimy Ridge and then on to Hill 62 and Sanctuary Wood. Next is the massive and incredibly moving Tyne Cot cemetery and visitors centre. Finally, off to the Langemark German cemetery where over 3,000 German student soldiers are buried.
- DAY *3*
Breakfast and then to the Passchendaele 1917 Memorial Museum. Then on to Poperinge to see Talbot House, the Everyman club. and the notorious Shooting Post, before heading back to school.