Private day trip from paris to vimy ridge with artois battlefield

From

198 €


Duration

~ 11 H

To all Canadians, the battle for Vimy Ridge in 1917 was the one that forged the identity of their young nation, and for the British it was their first major success of the First World War.

During this tour you will follow in the footsteps of the brave soldiers who fought and died on the Artois battlefields. You will visit the Cabaret Rouge Cemetery, the largest in the area and see the tombs of Commonwealth units from all over the world. In May 2000 the remains of an unknown Canadian soldier was taken from cemetery to be laid in the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

You will then explore the Canadian Commemorative Park, a parcel of land granted by France to Canada in recognition of the country’s contribution and sacrifice during the war. See for yourself the trenches, tunnels and craters that still scar the landscape a century later. The Memorial is a majestic and inspiring monument which overlooks the Douai Plain and stands as a tribute to all who served their country in battle, particularly the 60,000 Canadian soldiers who were killed in France.

Finish the day in the beautiful town of Arras. Restored following the war in its original style, the town has two historic cobbled squares which boast unique examples of Flemish baroque architecture.

Highlights:

  • Guided tour to WWI sites in Arras and Vimy Ridge from Paris
  • Pay tribute to WWI soldiers at famous memorial sites like Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery
  • Roundtrip transport by minibus included
  • Small-group tour to ensure a more personalized experience

The price includes:

  • Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off at Central Paris Hotels
  • Transport by Air-Conditionned Minibus
  • Guided tour of Vimy Ridge site
  • Free time in Arras

The price does not includes:

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel up to 3 days in advance to receive a full refund

COVID-19: Preventive Measures Implemented

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Face masks required for travelers and guides in public areas and vehicles
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Signatory of Caring Attitude, the health commitment charter of the city of Paris

Meeting point

  • Pick-up from your accommodation in Paris (hotel or private apartment)
  • To benefit from the complimentary pick-up at your hotel or private apartment, your accommodation must be centrally located in Paris and have one of the following postal / zip code: 75001, 75002, 75003, 75004, 75005, 75006, 75007, 75008, 75009, 75015, 75016, 75017
  • The exact pick-up time will be confirmed by email

Where ?

Paris
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Flexible booking terms

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Sanitary measures

Signatory of Caring Attitude, the health commitment charter of the city of Paris.