ANZAC Day at Villers-Bretonneux
Join us as we attend the ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Villers-Bretonneux to remember what happened on the 25th April, 100 years ago during World War 1. As well as attending the commemorative events, this battlefield tour also visits key WW1 battle sites including Fromelles, Messines Ridge and Polygon Wood. What’s more, we attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate, on this new Centenary tour.
- 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
- Specialist Battlefield Guide
- Battlefield visits as described
- Regional joining points
Once you have booked your battlefield tour either online, or by telephone (), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can -
Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.
For customers living outside of the UK, if you want to make a booking you will need to provide a UK postcode on our online booking system. If you are not able to provide a relevant UK postcode then you can enter the postcode for London Victoria Coach Station – SW1W 9TP. You should then be able to proceed to complete your booking.
If you do encounter a problem then you can speak to one of our friendly advisors who will be happy to help.
Please Note : After completing your booking, a member of our Customer Service team will be in touch to make sure everything is okay.
Either e-mail our Reservations Department or call on 01709 830 333 and they will check to see whether you can visit a particular cemetery on any of our Battlefield Tours, if we are not able to fit it into our itinerary then you could take some time out of the tour and do this independently by taxi or public transport.
Regional departure by coach, then to our hotel in northern France or Belgium, where we stay for four nights.
Apr 23 - Fromelles and Flanders
Today, we will spend a day at Fromelles and Ypres visiting key Australian battlefield sites including VC Corner, Fromelles Museum and Pheasant Wood Cemetery, as well as the Messines Ridge, Polygon Wood, Tyne Cot and attendance at the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate.
Included meals: Breakfast
Apr 25 - ANZAC Day
At this stage, details of the main event on 25th April 2019 have not been announced, but it will include attendance at the Dawn Service at Villers-Bretonneux, requiring an early start, and access to the new Monash Centre Museum being built on the site. We will also visit the area around Villers-Bretonneux.
Included meals: Breakfast
Included meals: Breakfast
A large scale dawn service at the Australian National Memorial will take place in the morning of the 25th April 2019 to commemorate ANZAC Day.
The Australian Government Department for Veteran’s Affairs have announced that all those wishing to attend the dawn service will be required to register for an attendance pass. You will need to apply for a pass via the following website https://overseascommemorations.ticketek.com.au. Unfortunately we are unable to do this on your behalf. Should you not have access to the internet please contact our Customer Service Advisors who will help you through the registration process.There are quite a number of places for Australian citizens but only limited places for UK residents, so you will need to apply as soon as possible. Failure to do so may mean you will not receive a pass and be unable to attend the dawn service.
Once you have completed the online application could you kindly forward at your earliest convenience the confirmation email to [email protected] or Leger Holidays, Canklow Meadows, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 2XR.
All of Leger’s battlefield tours are accompanied by specialist guides. Their individual in-depth knowledge of warfare will be informative, as well as enhance your overall experience, as they recreate a fascinating perception of the history and factual events of each battle. Discover the actual catalysts for war, the strategies employed and the final, inevitable outcomes, as well as experiencing the emotional human side of the front line.
Please note: On certain tours, you may get tour guides other that the ones listed below.
If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.
No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.
All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333
Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
Your hotels will supply towels in your room.
We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.
We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.
You will stay for four nights at a minimum 3-star hotel in Belgium or northern France. Full details of your hotel will be advised with your travel documents.
With an overnight stay or the option to meet us at the interchange, our travel extras allow you to create a travel experience to suit your needs...
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Join your tour coach at the interchange.
On most tours if you’d prefer to join your tour coach at Stop 24 services, you can park your car in the car park which is accredited by the Park Mark safer parking scheme and is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV. Payment for the parking is made on arrival using the self-service machines.
Excludes tours to Ireland and the U.K. and tours travelling via Brittany Ferries.