Armistice Weekend 19 - Ibis Kortrijk

Armistice Weekend 19 - Ibis Kortrijk

Edwards Coaches - First World War Battlefields Armistice Weekend

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The Armistice Day is celebrated on November 11 annually. It is a day to commemorate the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany for the cessation of hostilities on the West Front. The day, which overlaps with Remembrance Day was specifically dedicated by King George V as a day of remembrance for members of the armed forces who were killed during World War I.

 

Ibis Kortrijk   

The Ibis Kortrijk Centrum is ideally located in the city centre, with The Grand Place, bustling with bars and restaurants close by • Modern bedrooms • Satellite television • Hairdryer • Air conditioning • Free Wi-Fi • Restaurant • Bar open 24/7 for drinks and snacks • Lift.

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Day 1

Following our Channel crossing we travel to our hotel.

Day 2

Today we will visit some key sites of the Ypres battlefields areas including the Essex Farm Cemetery, where there are 1,200 WWI servicemen buried or commemorated and Tyne Cot Cemetery, the largest Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteryin the world. We asi include a visit to the interesting Memorial Museum Passchendale 1917 and finish the day in Ypres where you will have the opportunity to witnedd the poignant 'Last Post' which takes place at 8pm daily.

Day 3

Today we explore the area of The Somme and some of its key sites including the impressive Thiepval Memorial where a gigantic stone carries the names of 75,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers of no known grave. We will also visit the Beaumont - Hamel Newfoundland Memorial and Vimy Ridge, a memorial to all Canadians who served their country in battle during the Great War.

Day 4

We travel to Calais for the return crossing and complete the journey home.

NOTE

Please be advised that the running of the Ypres Guided tour may change due to the Armistice Day commemorations on November 11th.

While we have carefully planned our programme to be as relaxing and informative as possible the tour does require a certain level of physical ability in order to walk reasonable distances and sometimes over uneven ground.

  • Executive coach travel

  • Short sea ferry / shuttle crossing

  • 3 nights bed and continental breakfast

  • Tour of some of the key sites of the Ypres battlefields

  • Opportunity to witness the 'Last Post'

  • Entrance to the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917

  • Tour some of the key sites of The Somme

 

Entry fees not included unless otherwise stated

 

Departure Dates

9th November 3 nights £329

 

Single room supplement £93

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Aberdare Bus Station Bus Station, Aberdare - Stand 1
Abergavenny Bus Stn The Bus Station, Abergavenny - NP7 5HF - Stand 1
Beddau Post Office The Post Office, Beddau
Blackwood Bus Stn Bus Station - Stand 3 - Blackwood
Blaenrhondda, New Bridge The New Bridge in Blaenrhondda
Brynmawr Bus Station Brynmawr Bus Station Coach Bay
Caerphilly Bus Station Caerphilly Bus Station Stand 10
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park
Carmarthen - Boars Head Carmarthen Llamas Bus Stop (Outside Boars Head)
Church Village Church Village - Library Bus Stop
Cilfynydd Inn The Cilfynydd Inn, Cilfynydd
Coed Ely Club Coed Ely Layby outside the Club
Cross Hands Library Bus Stop outside old Library, Cross Hands
Cross Inn, Llantrisant Llantrisant, Cross Inn Village Bus Stop
Cwmbran Railway Railway Station, Cwmbran
Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
SA6 8QG
Ebbw Vale Bus Station Ebbw Vale Bus Station
Edwards Llantrisant Depot Edwards Busnes Park, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Ferndale Job Centre Ferndale Job Centre (Library)
Heol Caerlan Bus Stop Heol Caerlan Bus stop, by the bollards,Beddau
Hopkinstown Spar Hopkinstown Spar (Castle Ivor Bus stop)
Llanelli - Town Hall Llanelli -The old bus stops, behind the Town Hall
Waunlanyrafon
Llantwit Fardre - Bush (New Inn) Bush Inn Bus stop, Llantwit Fardre.
Maerdy Hall Maerdy Hall Bus stop, MAERDY
Magor Services Magor Service Coach Park
Merthyr Bus Stn Merthyr Bus Station - Stand 16, MERTHYR TYDFIL
Moriah Chapel, Risca Risca - Moriah Chapel. Tredegar Street
Mountain Ash Town hall Mountain Ash Town Hall
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station
Nelson Bus Station Nelson Bus Station
Newbridge, Co-op Newbridge, Bus stop outside the Coop
Newport RAILWAY STATION Stops Q1 & Q1A outside the RAILWAY STATION,NEWPORT
Partridge Square Partridge Square Bus Stop (Near the Post Office)
LLWYNYPIA
Penlline Road Bus Shelter, Penlline Court, Whitchurch
Penny Farthing Penny Farthing Layby, LLANTRISANT
Penygraig Labour Club Penygraig Labour Club, PENYGRAIG
Pontypool Town Hall Pontypool Town Hall, Bus stops on Clarence St
Pontypridd Bus Stn Pontypridd Bus Station, Coach Stop (Bay 13)
Port Talbot Temporary Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza
Porth - Wedding World Porth, Layby outside Wedding World
Rhiwbina - Deri Inn Rhiwbina - Deri Inn. Just before the Pub.
Rhydyfelin College Rhydyfelin - College Bus Stop
Ruperra St, Llantrisant Ruperra St, Llantrisant
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park
Swansea Bus Station Swansea Bus Station, Bay A,B or C - Depends on use
Night - Please press Entry Button to gain access
Taffs Well Station Taffs Well Station, bus stop on Cardiff Road
TAFFS WELL
Talbot Green Bus Stn Talbot Green Bus Station
TALBOT GREEN
The Hibernian Club The Hibernian Club, Gelli
Ton Pentre Ton Pentre, Gymnasium. (Old Freezer Centre)
TON PENTRE
Tonypandy Bus Stn Tonypandy Bus Station
Tonyrefail Tyres Tonyrefail Tyres, Thomastown (Meyler St Bus Stop)
Tredegar, Lidls Tredegar, Lidls, bus stop outside.
Treherbert Village Tavern Treherbert The Village Tavern
Treorchy PO Treorchy Post Office, bus stop, TREORCHY
NOT OUTSIDE THE POST OFFICE
Tylorstown Surgery Tylorstown. Layby outside Surgery / Pharmacy
Valley View, Tonteg Valley View, Tonteg
Wattstown,Ty Calfaria Wattstown,Ty Calfaria (Old days)
Waunrhydd Road Waunrhydd Road, Tonyrefail
Westgate St, Cardiff Westgate St, Cardiff. Bus Stop outside NCP Car
Park. Opposite Millenniuim Stadium.
Whitchurch Three Elms Whitchurch Three Elms
Whitchurch, Hollybush pub Hollybush pub, Whitchurch. Bus stop opposite
Ystrad Mynach Ystrad Mynach Bus Station, High Street.
Outside Public Toilets

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