Leger Holidays Battlefield Tours

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World War 1 Tours.

In 2017, 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.

Armistice 2017 - Passchendaele Special

Armistice 2017 - Passchendaele Special

Join the annual commemoration of Armistice Day on the battlefields of Belgium at Ypres. We attend the Last Post Ceremony on 11 November and also take trips out to the battlefield areas of Passchendaele to commemorate the centenary of the end of the battle.

4 Day Tour from £299.00

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

This is the perfect introduction to the First World War battlefields looking at the key battlefield sites of the Great War on the Western Front in Belgium and France. We take trips to the battlefield areas of Ypres and the Somme, and to Arras and Vimy Ridg

4 & 5 Day Tours from £299.00

Walking The Ypres Salient

Walking The Ypres Salient

On this walking tour of the Ypres battlefields we look at the war in the Ypres Salient visiting key locations connected with the fighting here in 1917 and the Battle of Passchendaele. We see battle sites, memorials and cemeteries and even walk part of the

5 Day Tour from £529.00


The Battlefields of Belgium – Campaigns from WWI, WWII & Waterloo

The Battlefields of Belgium – Campaigns from WWI, WWII & Waterloo

A fascinating introduction to a wide range of military history and battlefields in Belgium from Waterloo to WWI to WWII. From Bruges we explore the field of Waterloo and jump 99 years to Mons in 1914 to look at the first and last shots of WWI. In Flanders

5 Day Tour from £419.00

Remembering the Somme

Remembering the Somme

The Somme is a byword for British sacrifice in the Great War; more than 150,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers died here in 1916. On this fascinating and moving tour we visit the key sites of the Somme Battlefield in France including iconic locations li

5 Day Tour from £439.00

Tunnellers on the Western Front - The Underground War

Tunnellers on the Western Front - The Underground War

The war beneath the Western Front in Belgium and France was the Underground War, fought by tunnellers deep beneath the surface where they blew charges to destroy each other or positions on the surface. This tour follows their story in WWI visiting mine cra

4 Day Tour from £329.00


Flanders Fields - Britain's Bastion on the Western Front

Flanders Fields - Britain's Bastion on the Western Front

Ypres was the most important British battlefield of the First World War with more than 250,000 British and Commonwealth dead falling in defence of Flanders Fields. It was here the legend of the Flanders Poppy was born; poppies grew on the disturbed ground

4 Day Tour from £349.00

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 Day Tour from £469.00

Fritz & Tommy – a View from Both Sides

Fritz & Tommy – a View from Both Sides

With a new itinerary for 2017, on this tour we have two guides: German military historian Rob Schaefer as well as one of our regular battlefield team. For 2017 we have a new itinerary looking at key battlefields in Flanders, the Somme, Arras and Cambrai wi

5 Day Tour from £519.00


Crimson Coast

Crimson Coast

The ‘Crimson Coast’ was a name given to the French and Belgium coastline during the First World 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 Flande

5 Day Tour from £389.00

Verdun: The Mincing Machine

Verdun: The Mincing Machine

The Battle of Verdun, in France, was one of the most costly and terrible of WW1. With more than 770,000 casualties in the fighting there in 1916 it was known as the ‘mincing machine’ or the ‘meat grinder’ to the French troops who served there. On this tour

5 Day Tour from £389.00

Arras & Vimy Ridge Centenary

Arras & Vimy Ridge Centenary

The Battle of Arras was the first British offensive of 1917 and one of the deadliest battles of the Great War. We begin our 2017 centenary commemorations with a tour attending ceremonies in the Arras area visiting the battlefields here and seeing Vimy Ridg

4 Day Tour from £329.00


Passchendaele Anniversary – 31st July 2017

Passchendaele Anniversary – 31st July 2017

The 3rd Battle of Ypres, popularly known as the Battle of Passchendaele, began on 31 July 1917 and raged through the next four months as summer turned to winter and the landscape of Flanders turned into a moonscape of shell holes filled with mud, muck and

5 Day Tour from £379.00

Gallipoli Battlefields by Air

Gallipoli Battlefields by Air

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

7 Day Tour from £995.00

Walking the Somme

Walking the Somme

What better way to see the Somme battlefields in Northern France than by walking them? On Walking the Somme we follow the line of the 1st July from Gomecourt to Serre, from Beaumont-Hamel to Thiepval, and at Fricourt, following in the footsteps of heroes a

5 Day Tour from £489.00


Battle of Cambrai Centenary Tour

Battle of Cambrai Centenary Tour

The Battle of Cambrai was the first major use of tanks in the Great War when more than 400 Mark IV tanks broke the Hindenburg Line in November 1917 heralding the birth of modern tank warfare. On this centenary of this battle in Northern France we visit the

5 Day Tour from £419.00

They Called It Passchendaele

They Called It Passchendaele

A century ago in Flanders, Belgium, the year 1917 was dominated by two great offensives: the Battle of Messines in June 1917 when nineteen mines were detonated under the Messines Ridge, and the Battle of Passchendaele where men fought in terrible battlefie

5 Day Tour from £489.00

Messines Centenary Tour 2017

Messines Centenary Tour 2017

The Battle of Messines in June 1917 witnessed the largest man-made explosion in history until the atomic bomb when nineteen mines exploded under the Messines Ridge as part of the British attack on this high ground near Ypres. Join us on this special tour t

5 Day Tour from £369.00


Beer & Battlefields

Beer & Battlefields

Join us for a fascinating experience on a new battlefield tour designed by our popular guide Marc Hope. We combine many battlefield sites from both WW1 and WW2 with visits to a selection of the best breweries, many of which were affected by the conflicts a

4 & 5 Day Tours from £419.00

Offensives of 1917 – Arras & Cambrai

Offensives of 1917 – Arras & Cambrai

The year 1917 in France saw two major offensives involving British and Commonwealth troops: Arras in April-May 1917 and the first mass use of tanks at Cambrai in 1917. This new tour looks at these two major battlefields of the First World during this impor

5 Day Tour from £469.00


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