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The Battle of the Somme was the largest battle fought by Britain in the Great War. The combination of history, relics and memorials makes for atmospheric countryside.

Close by, the towns of Amiens, Albert and Peronne provide good places to relax and have a great selection of restaurants and hotels.

Example one day itinerary.

:09.00 Depart London

AM Travel to Albert via Euro Tunnel, with a picnic lunch en route.

14.30 Arrive Albert area

14.30-17.30 A guided tour of the battlefield

  • Thiepval Memorial
  • Ulster Tower
  • Newfoundland Park
  • La Boiselle Mine 

17.30-19.30 Drive to Calais

20.00-21.30 Dinner in Calais

Return to the UK ETA 11.30 ..

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