August 2014 has been a busy month, with several events commemorating the start of Britain’s participation in the World War One effort. 2014 has so far been a significant year for remembrance with June marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings and this being the centenary year of the commencement of the Great War.
Have you read the history and watched the countless documentaries on TV at the moment, but still fill like something is missing? Are you fascinated with battlefield history or a descendant of someone who fought in the war, but want an experience to bring the great tales you heard to life? Take a battlefield tour!
Coachholidays.com, is the place to start. On our website you’ll find several tours which focus on battlefield locations, history, museums and artefacts. The tours vary between weekend short breaks and holidays of over a week or more. You’ll find fascinating, enlightening and enjoyable itineraries, carefully put together by your favourite tour operators, all in one place – Coachholidays.com.
Below are a few tours to get you started:
ASM – Battlefields of The Somme – Crusader Holidays
DO55B – WWI – Footsteps of the Fallen – Ypres – David Ogden Holidays
EUR0024 – All Quiet on the Western Front – Eastons Holidays
MCSECN – World War 1 Battlefields Centenary Commemoration – Glenton Palmer
WWO4 – World War One Centenary – Gold Crest Holidays
YFB – The Battlefields of Flanders – Great Rail Journeys
JC20A – Battlefields of the Somme and Flanders – Johnsons
5BWFV – All Quiet on the Western Front – Silver Service – Leger Holidays
OSTE – Belgium – Ostend, Ypres and WWI Battlefields – Robinsons Holidays
ECBEOAA – Ostend Inclusive and Battlefields – Shearings Holidays
RRDECSC – Battlefields Remembered – Shearings Holidays
SCSO – Chantilly and Somme Battlefields – Skills Holidays
- Operators’ prices vary and reflect the duration, board basis, star rating of hotels used, included excursions, little extras like door step pick up and coach distance covered
- The operators above, pick-up clients from different regions of the UK. To ensure the tours listed, offer joining points from your town or city, please remember to fill in Section 3 – Departure County and Departure Town, when you begin your search on Coachholidays.com
Once you’ve found a tour you like, give us a call on 0208 686 2378 with your tour code and departure date and a member of our friendly reservations team will assist you with booking your holiday. Click here for more world war commemorative tours, but remember to fill in Section 3, enter battlefield in section 5 and click search.