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Hurst Johnian Club Battlefields and Wargraves of Ypres and The Somme

29th June - 3rd July 2021

5 days from £995pp

  • Accompanied by Honorary Historian Roger Moulton and experienced battlefield guide John Ross
  • 4 nights in 4* accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Pay your respects at War Cemeteries such as Tyne Cot and Vimy Ridge
  • Visit the Arras and Thiepval Memorials
  • March to Menin Gate for the Last Post Ceremony
  • Included drinks reception with canapes at the hotel

Hurst Johnian Club Battlefields and Wargraves of Ypres and The Somme

Believed by many to be ‘The War to End All Wars’, the Great War of 1914 – 1918 was one of the most significant conflicts of the 20th century. Thanks to new military technologies and the horrors of trench warfare, the levels of carnage and destruction were unprecedented. By the time the war was over and Allied powers claimed victory, more than 16 million people – soldiers and civilians alike – were dead. Ultimately it was Germany’s inability to defeat Allied forces fighting in France and Flanders that determined the war’s outcome. 
 
This OJ Club tour is accompanied by OJ Historian Emeritus Roger Moulton and led by renowned military historian John Ross. Together we’ll honour the bravery and sacrifice of those who fought and died on the bloodiest of battlefields along the Western Front.

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Novotel Ieper Centrum, Ypres

★★★

The three star Novotel Ieper Centrum is centrally located in the heart of historical Ypres, a short distance from Saint James' Church and Ypres Market Square. Guests can relax in the lounge bar or enjoy delicious cuisine in the hotel restaurant. The hotel is also equipped with modern amenities including a steam room and fitness centre.

Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En Suite bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Mercure Arras Centre Gare, Arras

★★★★

The 4 star Mercure Arras Centre Gare is located in the centre of Arras, a short walk from the cities pedestrian streets and town hall. The hotel is non-smoking throughout and rooms have private modern facilities including climate control, tea / coffee, telephone, tv and Wi-Fi.