From Lille: Australian Battlefield Private Tour of the Somme
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 8 hours
Step onto the battlefields of the Somme and experience the history and legacy of the Australian Soldiers on a guided tour. Start your adventure in Lille and meet your expert guide. Head to Villers-Bretonneux and make your first stop at the Victoria School. See the Australian Memorial Wall that bears the names of nearly 11,000 soldiers. Have lunch and take a moment to explore the Sir John Monash Centre. Then, continue to the site of the historic Battle of Hamel lead by Australian Lieutenant-General, Sir John Monash. Travel to the site of the Battle of Pozières and marvel at the Basilica which still stands today. See the Lochnagar Mine Crater, the Memorial dedicated to the 1st Australian Division, and walk through Mouquet Farm while your guide tells you the history of the battle that took place there. Stand at the Thiepval Memorial, which honors 72,000 soldiers of the British Empire be...
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