Tour of the Western Front - 2016

As in previous years, Mike McLoughlin of Limerick will be running a guided tour of locations of the Western Front. As usual, places will be limited and those wishing to join Mike’s tour can contact him for all of the details at the following address

Mike McLoughlin


Old Cratloe Road




2016 WWI Historical Tour to Flanders

Guided tour of war memorials and battlefields by a professional historian

Dates: May 8th to 12th incl.

Duration: Five days (4 nights)

Accommodation: Four nights at Messines Peace Village

Food: Breakfast each morning, packed lunch each day and three evening meals

Flights: Aer Lingus Cork/ Paris (CDG)/Cork

Bus transfers: Paris Airport/Messines/Paris Airport plus daily excursions

Cost: 610.00€pp. Deposit 200€ required by Feb 2nd

Some of the proposed sites for tour

· Kemmel Information Centre – Battle of Messines 1917 & Bayernwald German trenches

· Walking tour of Messines: Peace Park, Messines Historical Museum (Old Town Hall), St. Nicolas Church and New Zealand Memorial and cemetery

· Museum of the Battle of Fromelles & Australian Memorial Park

· Weather permitting walking tour of the Ypres Salient (specific walk to be confirmed)

· Tyne Cot British Military Cemetery

· Passchendaele Memorial Museum

· German Cemeteries: Langemarck and Vladslo

· Francis Ledwidge Memorial at Bosinghe

· Menin Gate, Ypres for Last Post ceremony

· In Flanders Museum, Ypres



If interested a copy of the tour application form can be got from

Mike McLoughlin

Ph. (M) 087 7594 940

Email: [email protected]