Shearings to commemorate 100th anniversary of the Somme with battlefield holiday

Date Posted: 05/10/2015

Shearings has announced a new five day coach tour in 2016; Battlefields of the Somme will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the battle of the Somme by visiting historic landmarks.

Holiday highlights are set to include visits to the battlefields themselves – towards Peronne – as well as the Historial de la Grande Guerre Museum (the Museum of the Great War).

Other excursions will visit the Arras and Albert areas of the Somme, where groups will take a tour of the Somme 1916 Museum and its detailed recreations of scenes from the war.

A dedicated Battlefields tour guide will accompany you on the excursions, providing information concerning trench warfare, as well as explaining the methods and happenings of this part of the war.

The coach holiday, which will be based in Valenciennes at the Grand Hotel, includes coach travel, four night’s accommodation and four evening meals.

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