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Somme Battefields Day Trip from Paris

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Go on a day trip from Paris to the Somme Battlefields and visit key battlefields and trenches to learn intimate details about the First World War.

Highlights

  • Take an air-conditioned minibus from Paris to explore the historic Somme Battlefields, witnessing the sites of the bloodiest battles of World War I.

  • Stroll through the WWI trenches at the Newfoundland Memorial in Beaumont-Hamel, retracing the footsteps of Canadian soldiers who once walked the same path.

  • Pay homage to the soldiers who lost their lives at the Australian Memorial, the Thiepval Memorial along with an expert English-speaking guide.

  • Honor the courage of countless men laid to rest in rows of tombs bearing the poignant inscription: "Here rests a soldier known only to God."

  • Fun fact: The Somme Battlefields mark one of the bloodiest battles in history, with over one million casualties, symbolizing the immense human cost of warfare.

Inclusions

  • Round trip transport in a minibus with air conditioning

  • English-speaking guide

  • Small group tour (16 participants max)

  • Visit to key battlefields, trenches and memorials

  • Visit to the John Monash Centre

  • Admission to the Museum of the Great War

  • Admission to the Historial of the Great War in Péronne

Exclusions

  • Gratuities

  • Food and drinks

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 72 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Jan, 2020

The ease of booking process and its reliability is very good. Will use again!
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Jan, 2020

Everything was amazing !!! Friendly staff thank you very much for all !!! Change nothing !
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Jan, 2020

Fast service
Christin Oldenbusch

Christin

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Jan, 2020

Was great service and very easy to book cheap tickets!

Road trip from Paris to Somme

Begin your journey in the heart of Paris and take a scenic two-hour drive to the Somme battlefields. Start by paying your respects at the Australian National Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux, and at the John Monash Center, learn about the crucial role Australian soldiers played in these battles. Explore the impressive Lochnagar Crater, a massive 98-foot deep and 330-foot wide reminder of a British mine detonation beneath a German fortified site. Make a stop at the Pozières battlefield, and then visit the Thiepval Memorial, a touching tribute to the 72,000 British and South African soldiers who lost their lives during the Battle of the Somme with no known graves.

Explore historic wonders in Paris

Ever wondered what the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial holds in its historic embrace? Walk the preserved trench lines and unlock the secrets of bygone battles. Before bidding Paris au revoir, dive into the Museum of the Great War in Perroné – a treasure trove of First World War tales.

And here's the million-dollar question: Can you handle the hair-raising history of the Battle of the Somme? Your expert English-speaking guide is ready to spill the beans and make your journey fun.

Accessibility

  • Note that this experience is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly after the purchase

  • Please display the same along with a valid photo ID at the meeting point

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs

  • Please make sure to arrive 10 - 15 minutes prior to the start of the experience in order to avoid any delays

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide in front of Le Royal Opera - Cafe Bar

  • Address: 19 Avenue de l'Opéra, 75001 Paris, France

  • It is 2-minutes away from the Pyramides Metro Station

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

  • Bus: Take buses 21, 27, or 95 and get off at Pyramides bus stop. The meeting point is a 1-minute walk from here

  • Metro: Take metro 7 or 14 and get off at Pyramides metro station. The meeting point is a 2-minute walk from here

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