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Battle of Messines Centenary Commemorative Trip to France and Belgium

Monday 5th June – Thursday 8th June 2017

To mark the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Messines (7th June 1917) the International School for Peace Studies is delighted to offer participants the opportunity to join us on this historic trip.

Our itinerary includes:

  • 4 full days in Belgium and The Somme in France

  • Staying in the centre of the beautiful city of Ypres in a 4-star hotel on a B&B basis (Single supplement is additional)

  • Organised trips each day with our fully experienced guides

  • Visits to the Somme and Flanders battlefields

  • Attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate

  • Free time each evening to enjoy the sites, wonderful restaurants, coffee and chocolate shops of Ypres

  • Possible opportunity to visit your own relatives graves (subject to itinerary and in discussion with ISPS)

There are limited places available so please contact us on 02871 311 005 as quickly as possible

The cost is £550 per person which includes flights, 10k hand luggage, 4 star hotel, B&B, transport, guides and lunches on battlefield tours (additional costs for single supplement and baggage) 

A deposit of £150 will secure your booking (Non-refundable unless the trip is cancelled by ISPS). Full payment is required 8 weeks before departure.

PLEASE NOTE THIS TRIP IS AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE FROM ALL BACKGROUNDS, AND DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY PRIOR KNOWLEDGE AS ALL INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED.

The Peace School is also available all year round to facilitate any group wishing to commemorate World War One in their own unique way. If you would like a trip specifically designed for your group and your budget please contact us.

CONTACT: Jackie 02871 311 005
Email: jackie@schoolforpeace.com

 

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