Leger Holidays Battlefield Tours

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World War 1 Tours.

In 2016, Leger has continued to expand the choice of tours covering the first world war.

If you are taking a battlefields tour for the first time, All Quiet on the Western Front is recommended as a good entry point. This tour covers the main battlefields of the Somme and Flanders, and as well as being instructive on the nature of the War, offering amazing insights into some of the stories of individual courage and sacrifice.

For those who would like to follow specific campaigns or aspects of the Great War we have many other tours to choose from, all of which offer the same expertise and interest from our Specialist Battlefield Guides.

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

More than 750,000 British soldiers were killed on the Western Front during the Great War. During this Centenary period, join us on this ideal introductory tour visiting the major battlefields of Flanders and France.

4 days from £279, 5 days from £359

Walking The Ypres Salient

Walking The Ypres Salient

From our base in Ypres, explore the gently undulating landscape of Flanders, scene of some of the fiercest battles of the Great War.

5 days from £509

Walking the Somme - Centenary Tour 2016

Walking the Somme - Centenary Tour 2016

In the centenary year of the infamous Battle of the Somme, we are pleased to announce a new version of our classic battlefield walking tour which will focus on the terrible Black Day of the British Army - 1st July 1916. We will see the key areas along the

4 days from £369, 5 days from £459


Gallipoli Battlefields

Gallipoli Battlefields

The haunting Gallipoli battlefields, located in the Dardanelles, are the grave of more than 30,000 British and Commonwealth troops.

8 days from £1145

Cycling the Ypres Battlefields - A leisurely tour of the Flanders Battlefields by bike

Cycling the Ypres Battlefields - A leisurely tour of the Flanders Battlefields by bike

Based in the centre of Ypres, and led by our popular battlefield specialist, Peter Williams, enjoy a leisurely guided exploration of the Great War Battlefield cycling through the now peaceful Flanders countryside.

4 days from £399

The Battlefields of Belgium – WWI, WWII & Waterloo

The Battlefields of Belgium – WWI, WWII & Waterloo

Join us on a new version of our popular military history introduction tour where we look at conflict in Belgium from the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 to the Great War and ending with the liberation of Belgium in September 1944. From our base in central Bruge

5 days from £389


Remembering the Somme 1916 - 100 Years On

Remembering the Somme 1916 - 100 Years On

The Somme is a byword for British sacrifice in the Great War; from deadly summer's day to snow which ended the fighting, the Somme was a battle of contrasts and often a forgotten victory. Learn more about this important battle in the approach to the Somme

4 days from £299, 5 days from £409

Tunnellers on the Western Front - The Underground War

Tunnellers on the Western Front - The Underground War

Archaeologists clear debris from almost 100 years to expose the tunnels.

4 days from £299

Flanders Fields - Britain's Bastion on the Western Front

Flanders Fields - Britain's Bastion on the Western Front

This tour covers the ground around Ypres, the main British battlefront in the First World War. Four major battles were fought here and more than 250,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers perished; roughly one in four of those who died in WW1.

4 days from £329


Armistice Day Anniversary in Flanders

Armistice Day Anniversary in Flanders

Join the annual commemoration of Amistice Day.

4 days from £289

The Old Contemptibles at War

The Old Contemptibles at War

More than a century after some of the first shots of the Great War were fired, join us as we travel through Belgium and France following the Old Contemptibles – the regular army who fought some of the first battles of the war at Mons, Le Cateau and Ypres.

5 days from £449

Somme Centenary Tour 2016

Somme Centenary Tour 2016

The centenary of the Battle of the Somme takes place on 1st July 2016 and is sure to be an emotive event. We will be operating an extended 5-day weekend break, departing on June 29th. On June 30th and July 2nd, in the company of our expert guides, we will

5 days from £379


ANZAC Day Commemorations

ANZAC Day Commemorations

Join us on a new tour looking at the ANZAC experience in the Somme and Flanders on the Western Front from the first shots fired near Fromelles to the last engagement at Montbrehain. We also attend the moving Dawn Service at Villers-Bretonneux on ANZAC Day.

7 days from £519

Crimson Coast

Crimson Coast

The ‘Crimson Coast’ was a name given to the French and Flanders coastline during the Great War when it became a place of sacrifice with men dying in the hospitals along the French coast and the end of the Western Front seeing heavy fighting in Flanders: th

5 days from £349

Verdun: The Mincing Machine

Verdun: The Mincing Machine

The Battle of Verdun was one of the most costly and terrible of the Great War. With more than 770,000 casualties in the fighting there in 1916 it was known as the ‘mincing machine’ to the French troops who served there. In the centenary year of the Battle

5 days from £349


The Miracle of The Marne: Battlefields of The Marne 1914-1918

The Miracle of The Marne: Battlefields of The Marne 1914-1918

The battlefields of the Marne saw some of the biggest battles of 1914 but remained on the front line for all four years of the war. Join us on this new tour as we look at the role of British, French, German and in the final year of the war men of the Ameri

4 days from £299

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