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Lest We Forget Battlefield Tours (Flanders)

Gezelleplein 6, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 478 35 52 65
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We had an excellent experience with them. Melina handled our booking with friendly professionalism... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Gerard345
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Battlefield Tour

My wife and I have had the good fortune to have been take on a tour of the Ypres salient by Chris... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
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Private battlefield pilgrimage and touring. Maximum of 4 fee paying persons per tour group.
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“guide chris” (4 reviews)
“ypres salient” (14 reviews)
“his knowledge” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Gezelleplein 6, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
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+32 478 35 52 65
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent experience with them. Melina handled our booking with friendly professionalism. Chris brought not only knowledge but passion to the tour. He said they are retiring soon. If so, their contribution will be missed. We were honored to meet him.More

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Chris L, Manager at Lest We Forget Battlefield Tours (Flanders), responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you and very much appreciated! We are now indeed retired and look forward to the next chapter of our lives however, we will always miss our clients wherever they may be. Just so pleased we were able to rise to the challenge in preparing...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

My wife and I have had the good fortune to have been take on a tour of the Ypres salient by Chris. Looking through the reviews, two words stand out, they are knowledge and passion, and that is what you get from Chris, in spades....More

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Chris L, Manager at Lest We Forget Battlefield Tours (Flanders), responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Wow! Delighted and honoured to receive a trip adviser review such as this but really, this was only made possible due to your dedicated interest and passion to learn more on your relative's WW1 service. So proud we were able to rise to the challenge...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

First time/tour in Ieper and cannot have asked for a better experience. Chris provided an excellent tour, specialised on our Australian backgrounds and exhibited an outstanding wealth of knowledge on all facets of the Great War. If searching for a tour of Ieper, and you...More

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Chris L, Manager at Lest We Forget Battlefield Tours (Flanders), responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you for your positive and warm review Alex. Absolutely delighted we were able to rise to the challenge. Lest we forget!

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This tour was so fantastic. Our guide, Chris, was so knowledgeable and informative. Cannot recommend enough.

Thank Hugo M
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Chris L, Manager at Lest We Forget Battlefield Tours (Flanders), responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

And such dedicated clients you were both were Hugo! We can only rise to the challenge if inspired by our clients and both of you certainly achieved that. Well done and thank you!!

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We found the tour that Chris gave us extremely interesting and informative and very moving. The background research was excellent and the overall picture that was painted was very personalised to our requirements.

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Chris L, Manager at Lest We Forget Battlefield Tours (Flanders), responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you for your positive and warm review Fiona. Both myself and Milena were absolutely delighted with your commitment which assisted us greatly. Even guides and managers require inspiration and your input certainly achieved that. Thank you!

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Thank you so much Chris for our very eventful afternoon following in the footsteps of our two great uncles who died near Ieper 100 years ago and to you Melina for all your wonderful research and for the photos of our Menin Gate ceremony. Your...More

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Chris L, Manager at Lest We Forget Battlefield Tours (Flanders), responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hi Di G. Thank you for your salutary and detailed review. Very much appreciated and we are delighted we were able to rise to the challenge. Wishing you the very best of luck with your quest and please keep us informed if any positive developments...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

You can't go to Ieper and not have a tour Lest We Forget this was our 5th time to Ieper and our 5th tour this one was regarding the Tank Action around the city I knew when I booked it , it would be good...More

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richard d, Manager at Lest We Forget Battlefield Tours (Flanders), responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Such loyalty and trust offered by our wonderful clients. If we are able to satisfy and achieve multiple repeat clients then without doubt, then surely this must be considered as hard evidence that we are able to rise to the challenge time after time. We...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Amazing 4 hour trip with Chris. Learnt so much more about the retreat to Dunkirk and the brave rearguard actions fought by our brave Soldiers. Will definitely book with Lest we Forget again

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richard d, Manager at Lest We Forget Battlefield Tours (Flanders), responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Such a positive review and we hope it assists others who are considering to book such a battlefield tour or pilgrimage with our company. Thank you!

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Chris Lock conveys the poignancy and tragedy of WWI in and around the beautiful city of Ypres. He's brilliant and is to be highly recommended.

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richard d, Manager at Lest We Forget Battlefield Tours (Flanders), responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you. Delighted to know that we were able to rise to the occasion and look forward to raising the bar even higher!

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

We took a very special short tour of the 1915 Ypres battlefield with Chris, having booked via Milena. The tour was special for our family as we wanted to understand the last days of my mothers Uncle whos name appears on the Menin gate, having...More

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richard d, Guide at Lest We Forget Battlefield Tours (Flanders), responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Thank you & humbled by your wonderful tribute. Delighted that we were able to rise to the occasion!!

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Cas43
28 September 2016|
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If during working hours, most enquiries receive an answer on the day however if during busy periods such as we are currently experiencing then we respectfully request you have patience. All enquiries receive responses asap.
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Please contact the dedicated last post association in Ypres.
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