Military History

Military history tours

On a commuter bike

 

On a road bike

Tailor made tours

The red line of the multi-day tours is the 20th century military history in Europe. Your points of interest and your level of fitness are always taken into consideration when we plan our itinerary.

On a commuter bike we ride between 40 and 60 km in a day. On race bikes we ride between 75 and 100 km in a day.

Our support vehicle carries the luggage to the next venue.

Lille -Ypres-Lille

This 3 day guided tour starts at the Lille Europe station. We visit Fromelles, the battle of the Lys, Messines Ridge, Flanders Fields Ypres and the Museum .

Ypres -Vimy-Somme

A 4 day guided tour takes us from the Menin Gate in Ypres to Fromelles, Vimy Ridge, Arras, the rolling fields of the Somme and Villers-Bretonneux

Ypres - Verdun

For 6 days long, we follow the old Western Front from the Fields of Flanders to the valley of the river Meuse. We discover the British, French and American dimension.

3 days & 2 nights

day 1

Lille Europe station

Fromelles

Armentieres

day 2

The Christmas Truce

Messines Ridge

Hill 60 crater

Menin Gate

day 3

Essex Farm

Yorkshire trench

Langemark

Tyne Cot

Passendale

IFF Museum

Lille Europe station

 

Lille -Ypres-Lille

445.- Euro per person

* Group rate tbc

Ypres-Vimy-Somme

690.- Euro per person

* Group rate tbc

4 days & 3 nights

day 1

Flanders Fields

Passchendaele

Messines Ridge

day 2

Armentières

Fromelles

Vimy Ridge

day 3

Beaumont-Hamel

Thiepval

Albert

day 4

Villers-Bertonneux

Péronne

Bapaume

d.o. Lille Europe / Arras

Ypres - Verdun

995.- Euro per person

* Group rate tbc

6 days - 5 nights

day 1

Ypres Salient to Lens

day 2

Arras - Somme

day 3

St-Quentin - Compiegne -

day 5

Soisson - Reims

day 6

Reims - Apremont

day 7

Argonne - Verdun

 

shuttle to Lille Europe

 

() tour is on road bikes

() NO extra for road bike

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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