OBJECTIF FRANCE - Self-drive tours along the Western Front - 8 days/7 nights
Specialists of self-drive tours and ready to customize or tailor-make any itinerary, Objectif France has the know-how to help organize your own custom tour along the Western Front.
Independently visit the most important sites of the “war to end all wars” in Belgium and France.
We will prepare the following:
- Vehicle rental
- Road book with detailed itinerary, all practical information, as well as historical highlights. List of quality restaurants and sights in the area. A few non-war attractions lighten the mood.
- Accommodation selection and reservation, from charming B and B to high-quality hotels.
- Reservation of guiding services if required
- Support service: Our phone support in case of emergency
EXAMPLE OF PROPOSED ITINERARY WITH WWI SIGHTS and OTHER SIGHTS MENTIONED:
DAY 1 - Paris – pick up rental car at Airport – Albert. Trench Museum - Stroll amongst Art deco facades and Arboretum of Albert - Night in Albert.
DAY 2 - Albert- Beaumont Hamel (Newfoundland Memorial Park), Ulster tower, Thiepval, Memorial to the Missing of the Somme - La boissele et Lochnagar– Basillica d’Albert - Moquet Farm – Courcellet - Regina Trench - Guedecourt Newfoundland memorial – Belfry of Arras - Night in Arras.
DAY 3 - Arras –– Wellington Quarry – Vimy ridge – Canadian national memorial park - Vimy memorial to Canada’s missing –Lichfield and Zivy Crater- Musee de Louvre Lens - Night in Ypres.
DAY 4 - Ypres- Follow the Ypres Salient along Hill 70 - Menin Gate - Vancouver Corner – Essex farm- Mount Sorrel (Saint Julien) - Memorial Museum Passchendaele- Tyne Cot war cemetery Stroll in Mons (European Capital of Culture 2015) and enjoy among other things the architecture of Daniel Libeskind - Night in Mons.
DAY 5 - Mons - Ville-sur-Haine- Verdun - Underground Citadel of Verdun- the “Voie Sacrée" (the "Sacred Way”),Verdun memorial- Tasting at Terra Chocolata in central Verdun - Night in Verdun.
DAY 6 - Verdun – Champagne tasting in Epernay- Night in Eparnay.
DAY 7- Epernay – Paris. Night in Paris.
DAY 8 - Paris - Drop vehicle at Airport before your flight from CDG.
- 8 days/7 nights self-drive tour from 1580 € (about 2,250 CAD)per couple based on twin/double share.
- All our quotes are free and we always respond quickly