Belgium & France Weekend , Saturday 7th September 2019
After leaving London we head to Dover for the short crossing over the English Channel to France. We then proceed to Ypres where you will have free-time to explore the famous town with historic connections to WorldWar 1.
In the afternoon we head over to Ostend for free time along the beach. We'll then hop back on the coach and head to Lille, France (just across the border) where one nights B&B is provided in this popular city. You have freetime to explore Lille
On Day 2 we take the short journey to Brugge where you have a full day to explore this magnificent medieval city. Often referred to as the ‘Venice of the North’ Brugge is packed with historic buildings and the opportunity for you to shop for some famous hand-made Belgian chocolates maybe ? Depart Brugge late afternoon to arrive London approximately 11.30pm
• Return coach and ferry travel to Belgium
• One nights B&B accommodation in Lille (France)
• Full Day to explore the magnificent city of Brugge
• Visit to Ypres
• Services of a tour manager throughout
- Day 1 - Saturday 7th September 2019
- 06:00 London Pick ups. Earls Court 6.00am, Victoria 6.15am, London Bridge 6.45am Eltham Rail Station 7.05am
- 07:05 After our London pick ups. we make the journey to the Ferry port in Dover.
- 10:00 Dover to Dunkirk ferry crossing..
- 13:00 On arrival in Dunkirk we journey to the Belgian city of Ypres.
- 14:00 arrival in Ypres (Ieper). you'll have free time in the historic city of Ypres for lunch and to explore the area.
- 15:30 We get back on board the coach to travel to Ostend. (Journey is approximately 1 hour)
- 18:30 Depart Ostend for Lille.
- 20:00 We check into our hotel in Lille. The rest of the afternoon and night you will have free time to explore this French city.
- Day 2 - Sunday 8th September 2019
- 08:00 Breakfast is included at the hotel. After breakfast you'll also have free time in Lille before we check out and head to Brugge
- 11:30 We depart from the hotel, and travel to Brugge.
- 13:00 On arrival in Brugge. your tour manager will walk you to the town Square. You will have plenty of free time to discover this fantastic town which is famous for its architecture, lace and chocolate.
- 17:00 Late afternoon we depart Brugge. for our return journey to Dunkirk, with time permitting we'll stop at a chocolate factory enroute for you to buy some Belgian treats!
- 20:00 Dunkirk to Dover ferry crossing.
- 21:00 We arrive back in Dover.
- 23:30 Approximate time of arrival into central London.
**PLEASE REMEMBER TO PACK YOUR PASSPORT IN YOUR HAND LUGGAGE. PASSENGERS WITHOUT VALID PASSPORTS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO TRAVEL**
All times shown are local times.
Please note the itinerary is intended as a guide and some details may be subject to change.
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