Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Fromelles and Flanders from Lille

Lille, France

From $373.77

Price varies by group size

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 12 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


See where Australian soldiers served in France and Belgian Flanders in World War I on a full-day private tour from Lille. With a knowledgeable driver-guide and flexible itinerary customizable to your preferences, visit some of the pivotal locations where Australians fought and died. Visit Fromelles Memorial Park to remember the disastrous Australian losses here in 1916; explore the Plugstreet 14-18 Experience at Ploegsteert; and see Messines mine craters laid by the 1st Australian Tunneling Company in 1917. End with time at Tyne Cot and the Last Post Ceremony in Ypres.
  • Private full-day France and Belgium WWI Australian battlefields tour from Lille, with an expert driver-guide and lunch
  • Tour Fromelles Memorial Park, scene of the first Australian operation in the Great War
  • See the famous ‘Cobbers’ statue and VC Corner Cemetery, site of mass Australian graves
  • Explore the Plugstreet 14-18 Experience at Ploegsteert, Polygon Wood and more
  • View the Australian-tunneled mine craters of Messines and Essex Farm Cemetery
  • Pay your respects at Tyne Cot Cemetery and Ypres’ moving Last Post Ceremony
  • Enjoy a flexible itinerary with personalized attention from a private driver-guide

What's Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

09:00 AM

Pickup details

Pick up also possible at train station Lille Europe at "Le Pub" hall 2.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of two people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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WW1 Australian Battlefields Tour
Mark_s, Feb 2020
Claude was great - very knowledgeable about the battle sites and history of the area. English was first rate - and lunch was excellent
Response from Host, Feb 2020
Hello Mark, thank you for the comment, I am glad you enjoyed the day. Claude
Lisa_B, May 2019
Our guide provided excellent insights and information as we toured selected WW1 sites in Northern France and Belgium during this one day tour. Being a small group we were able to easily interact with the guide, asking questions and gaining a better understanding of the Western Front. The Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate was wonderful & very moving. Highly recommend this tour.
This tour was amazing. Claude was a...
Christine C, Apr 2017
This tour was amazing. Claude was a great guide. We saw everything in great comfort with plenty of time to stroll around. Highly recommend it
We had a great day. Very...
Lynette T, Sep 2016
We had a great day. Very informative guide. Very friendly and helpful!, would recommend Claude as a great guide!!