Sunday to Thursday tour organised by an Abta/Atol registered company Great Days Travel, using a local Wigston coach company Wood’s Coaches.
Return coach travel from and to Leicester
Some pickups at junction 20
and 18 of the M1.
2 Guides with a full itinerary and a free comprehensive guide book supplied.
Staying at the Ibis St. Quentin , city centre, St. Quentin, approx 2 hours travel from Calais.
Hotel facilities: The reception desk is open 24 hours a day.
Room facilities: Guest rooms at the hotel have a modern decor and are equipped with a flat-screen TV. They each have a work area and an en suite bathroom
.All floors are serviced by a lift.
Free Fast Wi-Fi.
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As well as the visits listed, at various stops you will hear accounts of many acts of gallantry including some of the winners of the 628 Victoria Crosses awarded during the conflict
On Wednesday you will have free time at lunchtime in Peronne to explore and visit the excellent museum
A packed day with visits covering tank battles, and an inspiration visit to the site of Riqueval Bridge
Travel from Leicester to Folkestone, then on via the Channel Tunnel and drive to the Ibis Hotel in St. Quentin.
TRESCAULT TO CEMETERY
FLESQUIRES ORIENTATION TABLE
FLESQUIRES TANK MUSEUM - small entrance charge
LOUVERVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING
HERMIES GENERAL BRADFORD VC
NEW ZEALAND BRIDGE - BUILT IN 2 DAYS!!
HAVRINCOURT CHATEAU & MEMORIAL
VANDECOURT CEMETERY VC WINNER
JONCOURT - SWISS COTTAGE
RAMICOURT AND THE MOST DECORATED SOLDIER
BRITISH & GERMAN CEMETERY LE CATEAU
WILFRED OWEN'S GRAVE
ORS BRIDGE - 7 VCS WON IN ONE DAY!!
TANK BATTLES AT THE AIRPORT
BONY AMERICAN CEMETERY
RIQUEVAL TUNNEL & MUSEUM
RETURN TO HOTEL
EPEHY AND THE LEICESTERSHIRE BATTLES
TRAVEL TO PERONNE FOR LUNCHTIME & FREE TIME
TO ST. QUENTIN
FREE TIME AND EVENING IN ST QUENTIN
VISIT TO THE CWGC EXPERIENCE
Travel to Calais then on to Folkestone via the Channel Tunnel and home.
Leicester Research And Family History Services