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Canadian First World War Tour

Our In The Footsteps tour® will visit the most significant sites associated with the Canadian Corps in the First World World. Our expert battlefield historian / guide will explain how important they were in the formation of an effective and efficient Canadian Corps, which for many heralded the birth of the Canadian Army and cemented Canada's national identity and nationhood.

Our 5-day/4-night Flexi Tour

Canadian WW1 Film Strip

Day One: Ypres Salient

The meeting point for our In the footsteps® of the Canadian Corps in the First World War tour is Gare de Lille Europe. Your battlefield historian / guide will collect you at 09.00 am and drive you to the Ypres Salient where you begin the tour.

We begin our tour following in the footsteps of the Canadian First Contingent (later 1st Canadian Division) in the Second Battle of Ypres battlefield, visiting:

Our first day concludes with a visit to the mine crater at St Eloi where we discuss the actions of the 2nd Canadian Division.

Day Two: Ypres Salient and Vimy Ridge

Our second day begins with touring the Canadian Mount Sorrel battlefield where we discuss the German Assault, death of Major-General Malcolm Mercer and the Canadian counterattack.

We continue our tour following in the footsteps of the Canadian Corps in the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) battlefield, visiting:

Our second day concludes as we drive south from the Ypres Salient to the battlefield at Vimy Ridge where we visit:

Day Three: The 1916 Battle of the Somme

We continue our tour following in the footsteps of the Canadian Corps in the 1916 Battle of the Somme battlefield, visiting:

Day Four: Canada's Last Hundred Days

We continue our tour following in the footsteps of the Canadian Corps in the 1918 during "The Last Hundred Days", visiting:

Day Five: Canada's Last Hundred Days

We continue our tour following in the footsteps of the Canadian Corps in 1918 during "The Last Hundred Days", visiting:

At the end of our visit to Mons your battlefield historian / guide will return you to Gare de Lille Europe for approximately 5.30 pm.

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 typical cost for a 5-day/4-night In the footsteps® of the Canadian Corps in the First World War tour is £1,250.00 GBP * per person.

This price per person are based upon:

A supplement of £150.00 GBP * applies where single occupancy is required.

A deposit of 30% or £200.00 GBP per person, whichever is the greater, is payable on booking.

An additional supplement may apply for anniversary dates to cover any increase in the associated costs.

Booking indicates your acceptance of our Tour Terms and Conditions.

* The costs may vary from those shown above due to the availability and selection of hotels and other associated costs, and variations in the exchange rate.

What your tour includes
What your tour does not include
Optional Extras

All of our Flexi-date tours can have optional extras added to them. We can, for example, add any of the following to your tour: -

Customising your Flexi-date tour

All of our Flexi-date tours are fully customisable to allow you to see the sites that are most important to you. Where changes to the standard itinerary are made there may be an additional charge to cover the associated additional costs.

Financial Protection

Your money is safe. We are members ot the TTA and all monies paid to us are held in a trust account and cannot be drawn down by us until the tour is over.

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Page last updated: 25 October 2020.