Set up to provide independent, impartial and international coverage of the First World War
was the scene of some of the most important battles in the first World War.
'Lest We Forget' comes from a poem, Recessional, written by Rudyard Kipling. Kipling
also created other iconic memorial wording, including 'Known Unto God'.
Remembrance Sunday - Lest We Forget.
Many travel companies offer battlefield tours in Belgium and France,
but it's easy enough to do it on your own with a quality guidebook, map and brochures from
the local tourist office.
Find commemorative sites and historical articles on the fight for freedom, courtesy of the
French Ministry of Defence.
Flanders Battlefield Tour:
Jacques Ryckebosch and Genevra Charsley organise daily tours of the Ypres Salient, the
Somme and other Western Front areas.
Offers guided tours of the Flanders Fields from Ypres.
Great War Tours:
Family-run business operating from the Somme region in the heart of the Western Front
Located in the renovated Cloth Halls of Ypres, the museum presents the story of the First
World War in the West Flanders front region.
Lest We Forget Battlefield
Provides custom pilgrimage or battlefield touring in Flanders for up to four persons per
Over the Top Tours:
Local company in Ieper (Ypres) offering guided tours to the local battlefields and sites
along with tours to the Somme and Vimy Ridge.
Spirit of Remembrance
Fully licensed upmarket battlefield and remembrance tour operator and travel agent based
in the UK, providing both specialist 'tailor made' and 'set departure' battlefield travel
and tour itineraries.
World War One
From the high seas to the Somme, explore the war and its legacy.
Western Front Association:
Established in 1980 to remember all those who served their countries during The Great War.
of Battlefield Guides:
Formed to analyse, develop and raise the understanding and practice of battlefield
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