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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27

Sep

2018

J24 – ‘Breaking the Hindenburg Line’ – Sept

4 day tour | 7 Places

This 4 day tour covers Allied forces breaching the so-called Hindenburg Line, the last line of German defences on the Western Front during World War I. The tour will also cover the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.

09

Oct

2018

J25 – Western Front – Oct

5 day tour | 7 Places

These 5 day tours cover the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.

09

Nov

2018

J27 – Armistice 100th & Western Front – Nov

4 day tour | 5 Places

These 4 day tours cover the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.   This will be a very busy time - early booking essential

09

Nov

2018

J26 – Armistice 100th & Western Front – Nov

5 day tour | 2 Places

These 5 day tours cover the area from Ypres in Belgium down to the Somme battlefields in France.   This will be a very busy time - early booking essential

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.

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