The battlefields of Northern France and Belgium


Ride through Flanders Fields of World War 1 | Visit the Vimy Ridge Memorial | See trenches and Tunnels | Visit the Museum of the Somme | See the old town of Lens
 

 

 

Price - £185pp

Prices start from £185 per person (based on 2 people sharing a double or twin room) for 3 nights self-guided road cycling. 

£185pp extra for luggage transfer

Dates

This trip is best done April to September

Accommodation

We provide the best range of cycling friendly accommodation in Europe, from small family run hotels to larger grand hotels.

Meals

Your stay will include bed & breakfast. Please contact the office if you would like to include your evening meals.

Bike Hire

We can supply the best bikes for hire in all of our self guided cycling destinations. Simply contact the office for more information.

Flights

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Itinerary - We can customise this trip for you!

 

Day 1: Arrive in Lille and ride to Ypres - 75km

We recommend a morning Eurostar that will arrive in Lille. After arriving you will have time to fettle your bike or pick up your hire bike and ride to Ypres . The ride takes in the famous landmarks of the Ypres Salient : Essex Farm, Langemark, Passchendaele, Tyne Cot, Hill 60, and Messines. All tragic and fasinating landmarks within the famous Flanders Fields of World War 1.

 

Day 2: Ypres to Arras - 100 km

After breakfast you ride to Arras. Today you take in the N-D de Lorette, visit the Ring, the Vimy Ridge Memorial, the trenches & tunnels, Telus, Monchy-le-Preux  and the 37th British Div Memorial.

 

Day 3: Arras to Albert - 70km or 100km

You head south to Albert. You will visit the Musee de Somme and the Monument aux Morts. Then there is the option to ride to the Lochnagar Crater, the Welsh memorial, Beaumont-Hamel,  Ulster Tower, Thiepval Memorial, Pozières, Longueval and Guillemont. A truly inspirational bike ride.

 

Day 4: Departure day -75km

Thoday you visit the old town of Lens and Aubers Ridge, before pedalling back to get an evening Eurostar from Lille. 

 


 

 

What's Included 

 

What's Not Included 

24 hour emergency back up support

3 nights in 3* or 4* Accommodation

Bed & Breakfast

Destination document and GPX files

TTA financial protection

 

 

 

 

 

Flights/Train

Insurance

Lunch & evening meals

Drinks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What's Included

24 hour emergency back up support

3 nights in 3* or 4* Accommodation

Bed & Breakfast

Airport transfer from airport

Destination document and GPX files

TTA financial protection

 

What's Not Included

Flights

Insurance

Lunch & evening meals

Drinks

 

 

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