Visit the key battlefields and sites of the Somme and pay tribute at the memorials commemorating the sacrifice of soldiers from various nationalities.
At 8:00pm every night The Last Post Ceremony takes place at the Menin Gate of Ypres, a moving tribute that will give you goose bumps.
Pay your respects at this monument dedicated to Australian soldiers, its walls etched with the names of 10,732 casualties with no known graves.
Stand shoulder to shoulder with others who have come to honour soldiers who paid the ultimate price at this emotive ceremony. Watch the sunrise over a now peaceful coastline, remembering those who saw it during devastating violence.
This site of heavy fighting is now dotted with gravestones for the fallen and a Memorial to the Missing. Honour the bravery and camaraderie that was shown in this very place years ago during your visit.
13 February, 2019Join an Expert-led Battlefields Tour with Back-Roads
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