Ypres & The Somme

The Western Front stretched 400 miles from the North coast of Belgium to the Swiss border. This visit remembers the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice on the battlefields of Belgium and France.

Ypres & The Somme

  • 3 days
  • +1 GMT
  • Belgium & France

Tour Highlights
  • Essex Farm / In Flanders Fields
  • Passchendaele Memorial Museum
  • Bayernwald Trenches
  • Hooge Crater Museum
  • Menin Gate / Last Post Ceremony

FCDO Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice, including passport and visa information, visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website

Sample itinerary

All itineraries can be fully customised to meet your learning objectives, budget and required trip length

What’s included

Tour support

Full TCBC support from the moment you book until you return home

Total tour customisation

Itinerary flexibility to ensure the perfect tour for your students

Coach transportation

Reliable coach and driver for duration of tour

Emergency contact details

You'll have all our necessary contact details to hand should the need arise

Expert Battlefield guide

Knowledgeable guide to bring the Battlefield experience to life

Full sightseeing programme

Detailed itinerary, with all entrance fees included, no hidden costs


Battlefield guides

We can provide one of our trusted Battlefield guides to accompany you on your trip. Passionate and knowledgeable about the sites and conflicts that took place, they will only enhance your experience with their skilful story-telling and ability to bring the past back to life. For more information on our guides and their qualifications, please click here.


The accommodation we use in Belgium & France are used to working with school groups and meet our high standards

TCBC are a fantastic, well-organised company and our visit was smooth running from start to finish. They were supportive, understanding and met all our requirements to ensure our students all learnt something from our tour experience. Thank you.

Michelle Osbourne, History Teacher
Djanogly Academy