Albert-Somme

During your tour you will discover the Somme battlefields of July 1916. Starting from Albert - town entirely reconstructed - you will see a big mine hole, the remainings of a windmill and a German Blockhaus, former trenches and the biggest memorial for the First World War.

 

 

3-4 h 

Albert, La Boisselle, Pozières, Beaumont-Hamel, Thiepval

You should spend your extra-time to include an unknown mine-hole, the grave of war poet Harry Fellows, a surviving tree and a red dragon. At the end of the tour meet a famous German pilot of the Great War.

 

4 h 

Beaumont, Contalmaison, Longueval, Mametz, Fricourt

The town of Albert has placed 9 statues in the centre to represent the different nationalities that fought in the Somme. Each soldier has another story and a cemtery closeby. Discover 9 lifes in 90 minutes and visit their graves in 6 hours.

 

90 minutes or 8 h

You can also follow the footsteps of your ancester, please send me over the information you hold and I create your personal itinerary in the Somme area and include the memorials on our way.

 

4 h

If you need a driver, José Bon will take us around. Please contact me for a quote.

In the area around Albert I offer also 1 or 2 hour tours!

If you are looking for a restaurant:

Taverne du Cochon Salé

29, rue d'Albert

80300 Authuille

 

or

Auberge de la Vallée d'Ancre

6, rue du moulin

80300 Authuille

 

If you are looking for a tea room choose the Old Blighty in La Boisselle