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.

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17

Jan

2019

J01 – Western Front – Jan 19

4 day tour | 7 Places

These 4 day tours cover the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.

14

Feb

2019

J02 – Western Front – Feb 19

4 day tour | 7 Places

These 4 day tours cover the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.

25

Feb

2019

J03 – Western Front – Feb 19

4 day tour | 5 Places

These 4 day tours cover the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.

07

Mar

2019

J04 – Neuve Chapelle & Western Front – Mar 19

5 day tour | 7 Places

This 5 day tour covers the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France including Neuve Chapelle.

14

Mar

2019

J05 – Western Front – Mar 19

5 day tour | 7 Places

This 5 day tour covers the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.

28

Mar

2019

J06 – Western Front – Mar 19

4 day tour | 7 Places

This 4 day tour covers the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.

06

Apr

2019

J07 – Arras & Western Front – Apr 19

5 day tour | 7 Places

This 5 day tour covers the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France including actions around Arras.

23

Apr

2019

J09 – ANZACS Commemoration & Western Front – Apr 19

5 day tour | 7 Places

On this five day tour we stay the first two nights at our preferred hotel in Ypres, the 4 star Ariane.

On the final 2 nights we stay at our preferred hotel in Cambrai, the 3 star Beatus.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION - for those clients wishing to join this tour, please be aware that in order to attend the Dawn Service commemoration you will normally be required to register for an attendance pass.  For confirmation, please visit

www.overseascommemorations.ticketek.com.au/

 

for more details.

01

May

2019

J10 – Western Front – May 19

4 day tour | 7 Places

These 4 day tours cover the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.

08

May

2019

J11 – Aubers Ridge & Western Front – May 19

4 day tour | 7 Places

These 4 day tours cover the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France including Aubers Ridge.

23

May

2019

J13 – Western Front – May 19

4 day tour | 7 Places

These 4 day tours cover the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.

06

Jun

2019

J15 – Messines & Western Front – Jun 19

5 day tour | 7 Places

This 5 day tour covers the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France with particular attention to Messines.

11

Jul

2019

J18 – Western Front – Jul 19

5 day tour | 7 Places

This 5 day tour covers the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.

25

Jul

2019

J19 – Western Front – Jul 19

5 day tour | 7 Places

This 5 day tour covers the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.

03

Aug

2019

J20 – Western Front – Aug 19

5 day tour | 7 Places

This 5 day tour covers the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.

These 4 - 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 at the 3 star hotel Beatus in Cambrai and 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.

The tour price is based on the sharing of twin rooms with private facilities. For a single room there is a supplement of £30.00 per night. This is a direct charge to us by the hotel and is beyond our control. Payments for battlefield Journeys may be made by Cheque, electronic transfer, card payment online via Paypal or by Sterling Bank Draft payable to BBJ Journeys (trust) account.

Three day Tour: £ 985

Four day Tour: £ 1,205

Five day Tour: £ 1,425