ANZAC DAY 2018* on the Western Front

23, 24 and 25 April 2018

Only ticket holders will be able to attend the service - Registration on the D.V.A. website:

https://overseascommemorations.ticketek.com.au

It's a coach tour (limited to 40 seats) starting and finishing at AMIENS.

Monday 23 April 2018

 

Pick-up at AMIENS station at 9.00

Visit to Le Hamel, site of the great Monash’s victory

Bapaume

Bullecourt, the two costly battles in 1917, the « Digger » memorial

Free time for lunch at Arras on the Grand’place

Notre dame de Lorette French memorial, the largest allied war cemetery on the Western Front and the « Ring of Remembrance »

Fromelles battlefields: « VC corner » and the « Cobbers » memorial, Pheasant Wood (the site of the discovery of a mass grave) and the new museum

 

Overnight at AMIENS

Tuesday 24 avril 2018

 

PIck-up at your hotel at Amiens

Visit to the town of Villers-Bretonneux and the Victoria school, including the Franco-Australian museum.

The « Lochnagar » mine crater (1916 underground mine explosion)

Pozieres, the bloodiest battle in Australian history.

Free time for lunch at Albert

The Thiepval memorial to the missing, the largest British war memorial in the world

Preserved trenches at Beaumont Hamel

 

Overnight at Amiens

 

Wednesday 25 avril 2018

 

Pick up at your hotel early morning

Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial at Villers Bretonneux

Free time in the town of Villers-Bretonneux and local service

End of the tour late morning at AMIENS train station

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