Guided tour of the Somme

The remembrance tour will take you on the tracks of the Great War, through the sites and the museums of the region (Musée Somme 1916 / Historial de la Grande Guerre) commemorating one of the bloodiest offensives of the First World War, the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The guided tour of the Somme can be adapted to any group’s requirements. Visit La Boisselle’s “Lochnagar crater” – a 90-metre diametre landmine crater – the 45-metre high monument of Thiepval to the missing of the Somme, the Newfoundland park of Beaumont-Hamel, Ulster Tower and Vimy Ridge’s preserved trenches. Visitors from Welsh schools may also be interested in visiting the Welsh Dragon in Mametz Wood, a memorial to the men of the 38th (Welsh) Division (known as Lloyd George’s Welsh Army)