About our Western Front Tours
The Western Front was the name applied to the fighting zone in France and Flanders, where the British, French, Belgian and (towards the end of the war) the American armies faced that of Germany.
- Upcoming Dates
J26 – Armistice 99th & Western Front – Nov
5 days tour | 2 Places
J27 – Cambrai 110th & ‘Deborah’ – Nov
5 days tour | 7 Places
These 5 day tours cover the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France. We can include all Commonwealth actions such as Loos, Fromelles, Neuve Chapelle, Aubers Ridge, Arras, Vimy Ridge, Villers Bretonneux, Cambrai etc.
All of our tours are individually tailored according to the requirements of the guests and we follow the actions of relatives with the aid of trench maps and the unit war diaries.
We generally base ourselves for two nights at the 3 star hotel Beatus in Cambrai and for 2 nights at the 4 star Ariane hotel in Ypres. Now named Ieper it was commonly known to the British Tommy as Wipers. Flemish is the language used here in the province of West Flanders, Belgium.