The Battle of the Somme Tour

Battle of the Somme Tour

All along your 3 hours visit the guide will take you through the different stages of the Battle looking at the strategic aspect, its consequences, the human cost and the impact of the war on people and landscape. You will also experience the battle through the eyes of a General, an Officer, a Surgeon and a Soldier.

This tour will take you around four landmarks of the Battle of the Somme:

Lochnagar Crater in the village of La Boisselle

The Memorial of the Missing Thiepval

The Ulster Tower Thiepval

The Newfoundland Memorial Park in Beaumont-Hamel

You will learn about how the Battle started, why it went so wrong for the British and what was the outcome of four and a half months of combat for what was the worse battle ever in British history and much more…

You can also choose as many options as you wish such as :

The Museum Somme 1916 in Albert

The Tommy’s Cafe/Museum in Pozieres

The Albert Basilica and Magnier Farm a Local farm in Beaumont-Hamel