" A wonderful way to experience the battlefields..."
" A wonderful way to experience the battlefields..."

ANZAC DAY 2020 in France

Special 3 Day Tour on 23, 24 & 25 April 2020: the Somme Battlefields and the Dawn Service at Villers-Bretonneux on 25 April 2020

23 April 2020

 

Pick-up at AMIENS station at 9.00am

Visit to Le Hamel 1918 battle, Monash's victory

Bullecourt, the two costly battles in 1917, the "Digger" memorial

Free time for lunch at ARRAS on the Grand'place

Afternoon to Fromelles: VC corner, the "Cobbers"

Pheseant Wood (the site of the discovery of a mass grave) and the Fromelles museum

Back to AMIENS late afternoon

Overnight at AMIENS

 

24 April 2020

 

Pick-up at your hotel at AMIENS

Visit to the town of Villers-Bretonneux, the Victoria school and the Francà-australian museum

The John Monash interactive centre

Australian memorial

Free time for lunch at Albert

Pozieres, the bloodiest battle in Australian history

The "Lochnagar" mine crater (1916 underground mine explosion)

The preserved trenches at Beaumont-Hamel

Back to AMIENS

Overnight at AMIENS

25 April 2020

 

Pick-up at your hotel early morning at AMIENS

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

End of the tour mid-morning at AMIENS station

 

*Only tickets holders will be able to attend the Dawn Service

Free registration on the D.V.A. website here:

 

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