ANZAC DAY 2019 and Battlefields Tour

23, 24 and 25 April 2019

it's a coach tour (limited to 35 people) starting and finishing at AMIENS (Somme)

 

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Pick-up at AMIENS station at 9.00am

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

Fromelles battlefields: « VC corner » and the « Cobbers » memorial, Pheasant Wood and the new museum

Back to Amiens late afternoon

 

Wednesday 24 April 2019

PIck-up at your hotel at Amiens

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

The new Sir John Monash center.

Free time for lunch at Albert 

Pozieres, the bloodiest battle in Australian history.

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

Preserved trenches at Beaumont Hamel

Back to Amiens late afternoon

 

Thursday 25 April 2019

Pick-up at your hotel early morning

Dawn service at the Australian War Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux*

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

End of the tour mid morning at Amiens station

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