Flanders World War I Battlefields Tour from Brussels


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Join a tour that takes you to the locations that honor the brave individuals who lost their lives during the First World War. Get to know their story as you visit extensive memorials like the Tyne Cot Cemetery and In Flanders Fields Museum.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail


  • Entrance to the Flanders Fields Museum
  • Bread lunch
  • Transportation fee
  • English-speaking guide

Start Timings

  • 09:00


  • 12 (hrs)


  • Please note that seniors and students will have to present a valid identification to avail of the discounted rates.

Additional Notes

  • The tour is also available in French.
  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • If you will be bringing any specialist equipment such as wheelchairs or are suffering from any medical condition, please indicate them upon booking.

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Walking shoes
  • Valid photo identification with birth date (Senior/student guests)


Flanders Battlefields Tour
08:45:00 Check-in at Brussels City Tours Office

Day: Day1
09:00:00 Head to the Vladslo German War Cemetery
Travel to the German Military Cemetery of Vladslo where you will see the Grieving Parents sculpture by the German expressionist sculptor Käthe Kollwitz.
Day: Day1
Explore Memorials and Places of Battle
Get a feel of what soldiers had to endure as you tour trenches from WW1 before heading to the Essex Farm Cemetery, where Canadian Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae wrote the poem "In Flanders Fields" in 1915.
Day: Day1
Visit the Brooding Soldier
Head to the Vancouver Corner where the Brooding Soldier memorial can be seen towering over Langemark. Take time to recognize those who were affected by the Germans' gas attack.
Day: Day1
See the Commonwealth Cemetery of Tyne Cot
Proceed to the Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial to the Missing which is the biggest Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery worldwide. Arrive at Hill 60 or Hill 62 where British, German and Canadian war heroes are being remembered.
Day: Day1
Discover the WW1 Story of West Flanders
Located in the UNESCO-listed Cloth Hall, the In Flanders Museum depicts the invasion of Belgium and commemorates the lives lost in the First World War.
Day: Day1
20:00:00 Travel to the Last Post Cemetery
After dinner, attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate to salute soldiers who lost their lives in the Ypres Salient during World War I.
Day: Day1
Return to the Brussels City Tours Office

Day: Day1
21:30:00 Check-out at Brussels City Tours Office

Day: Day1

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