Canada's Last Hundred Days
THE CANADIANS AT MONS
Following the footsteps of the Canadian Corps on our Centenary Tour that combines following in the footsteps of their last few days of the First World War with the centenary commemorations at Mons.

First World War Centenary Tour

The Canadians at Mons

9th - 12th November 2018
(4 days, 3 nights)

Join us on our In The Footsteps Centenary Tour that combines following in the footsteps of the Canadian Corps in the last few days of the First World War with the centenary commemorations at Mons. Your Battlefield Guide will recount the story of the Canadian Corps in the last few days and pay tribute to many of the heroic Canadians that fought in these final epic actions of the First World War. This once in a lifetime opportunity is not to be missed and will leave you with memories that will last forever.

Your 4 day / 3 night Tour Itinerary

9th November 2018

Transfer from your designated pick up location to your hotel in Mons where you will gather that evening for a welcome drink and introductory talk with your Battlefield Guide.

10th November 2018

Full details are still to be announced for the commemorations that are taking place on 10th November 2018. However, today we will combine exploring the Mons battlefield area with joining the commemorations at Quiévrain Municipal Cemetery and Saint-Symphorien Cemetery as well as the inaugural and commemorative service at the new George Lawrence Price memorial near the place where he fell. Please note that there may be some adjustments to today's itinerary to suit.

Pick up from your hotel at 9.00am and tour the following locations:-

    Battle of Mons, 1918

  • The bridge on the Aunelle in Quiévrain
  • Quiévrain Municipal Cemetery
  • British and Canadian Memorial of the two Battles of Mons
  • Saint-Symphorien Cemetery
  • George Lawrence Price Memorial Plaque
  • First Shot Memorial and Last Shot Plaque
  • Mons Municipal Cemetery
  • Liberation of Mons Canadian Memorial Plaque

11th November 2018

The Hundredth Anniversary Commemorations

Full details are still to be announced for the commemorations that are taking place on 11th November 2018. However, this morning we will join in the commemoration ceremony at the municipal cemetery of Mons to honour all of the men who fell during the various conflicts in the world and in the afternoon you will enjoy the liberation parade which is held in the Grand Place, Mons.

12th November 2018

After breakfast we return you to your agreed drop off location for your onward journey.

Please note: Itineraries are subject to change due to operational reasons. Any changes will be advised closer to the time of departure.

The cost of your tour

The cost of our In the footsteps® of The Canadian Corps The Last Hundred Days Centenary Tour is GBP £795.00 per person*.

* This price per person is based upon two people sharing a twin room.

Single supplement GBP £125.00.

What your tour includes

  • Pick up and drop off from London Heathrow airport hotel (UK), Maidstone Services (UK) or Gare de Lille Europe (Eurostar train station, Lille, France).
  • In-tour land travel only.
  • 2-days escorted tour of the battlefields with one of our expert Battlefield Guides.
  • Bed and Breakfast accommodation for 3 nights in our 3-star partner hotels.
  • The opportunity to discuss your battlefield travel plans with our expert team.

What your tour does not include

  • Lunch & Dinner.
  • Drinks.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Personal travel insurance.

Booking your Canadians at Mons Centenary Tour

To book your tour click on the button which will take you to our Enquiry Form.