Flanders to Paris

9 days Flanders to Paris  on road bike @ 60.-price per person per day w/o hotel accommodation  

You can book any length of days -  See maps on next page

 2020 Guided bike ride with interpretation, Ypres to Paris 

Flanders, Artois, Picardie, Paris down town & Paris - Versailles - Paris 


30 June                Tuesday


Arrive in Ypres,  Belgium, for those who start on July 1st . I can assist you with 30 June shuttle service …

Attend the 20:00 h Last Post service  , see https://www.lastpost.be/en/home

                Night in Ypres  https://www.bbhortensia.be/ 

 

1 July                     Wednesday


Start Ypres Menin Gate : Essex Farm Cy., Passchendaele , Hill 60, Polygon Wood, 5th Aus. Div. Memorial , Messines Ridge, Armentières

                Night  accommodation                 Hotel Joly Armentieres

 

2 July                     Thursday   

am        Fromelles   1916 Australian and British battlefield,  VC Corner Cemetery, “The Cobber” monument   -  

pm        Vimy Ridge  1917 Canadian victory , CND visitor center, trenches, tunnels, CND cemetery 

                Night accommodation    Holiday Inn Arras

 

3 July                     Friday  

am         The Hindenburg Line    1917,  Bullecourt “The Digger”  Aussie Memorial 

pm         Somme 1916 battlefield Pozières , Thiepval British Memorial  , Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial

                Night accommodation  IBIS Albert     or hotel de la Basilique, see https://www.hotelbasiliquesomme.fr/

 

4 July                     Saturday  

am        The Somme valley & 2nd battle of the Somme 1918 : Dernancourt, Corbie,  Villers-Bretonneux    (John Monash centre)

pm        ride the banks of the green Somme valley to Péronnne 

              Night in Péronne   http://hotelsaintclaude.com/

 

5 July                     Sunday  

                The Hindenburg Line Sept 1918 Bellenglise 4th Aus Div Memorial 18 Sept 1918

                The US dimension : 30th and 27th Divsion , Bony US Cemetery, Saint-Quentin canal

                Night in Saint-Quentin ( Kyriad or IBIS )

 

6 July                     Monday

                Hindenburg line south , Oise river,  Blérancourt Franco-American memorial museum,   

                Compiègne :  the Armistice park and museum 

                Night :  IBIS Compiègne  

 

7 July                    Tuesday

              The scenic ride in the Compiègne woods, the picturesque St-Jean-au-Bois, Battle of Néry, Ile de France

                Night :  tbc autskirts of Paris 

 

 

8 July                    Wednesday

             Paris La Villette -  Place de la République -  Place des Vosges  - Seine banks – ND – Eiffel tower – Trocadero - 

             5 :00  pm end tour near railway station Montparnasse

 

9 July                    Tuesday

            75 km ride Paris – Seine -  St-Cloud -  Versailles  gardens and lake – Paris  Tour ends near  Montparnasse station

            5 :00  pm end tour near railway station Montparnasse  * optional shuttle to Lille Europ ( for London connection)

"Tour de Front"

In partnership with http://www.outbike.com.au/ I wil personally guide the  “Armistice tour” or ‘tour de Front’.

We need a minimum of 8 participants to organise this tour. 

What's in the price ?


  • personal guiding


  • expertise & interpretation


  • commuterbike + helmet


  • accommodation B & B


  • assistance with your travel plan

What's extra ?


  • single room supplement


  • lunch & dinners


  • race bike = 15.- extra /day


  • shuttle to airport or station


* Group or T.O. rate

  • 6 or more participants

Get in Touch


Potteriestraat, 2       8950 Belgium

Email:carl.ooghe@gmail.com

Phone: (0032) (0)475 - 810 - 608

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