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Chemins d'Histoire Battlefield Tours

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Address: 20 rue Gabriel Faure, 02100 St-Quentin, France
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+33 6 31 31 85 02

Guided visits of various battlefields, cemeteries and memorials of the...

Guided visits of various battlefields, cemeteries and memorials of the First World War. Picardy, Somme, Arras, Ypres Salient.Tours can be full day or half day, and are entirely made to measure and according to your nationality (Australian, Canadian, American, South African, etc...).Chemins d'Histoire is a legally registered Battlefield Tours company.

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An Amazing Moving Experience

Well where do you start. I am so very grateful I was able to find Olivier and his tour. His knowledge of the british sector for ww1 battlefields is second to none. With been... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well where do you start. I am so very grateful I was able to find Olivier and his tour. His knowledge of the british sector for ww1 battlefields is second to none. With been able to track your location whilst seeing where the trench lines were during the war to avid descriptions of the battles the australians were a part... More 

Thank Peter G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

This was a great day out and worth every penny. Olivier met us punctually and was fully prepared for our day out. We wanted to see the memorial at Thiepval where my Great Uncle Jack has his name inscribed and see Vimy Ridge - but we got so much more. We were able to follow Jack's last day with maps... More 

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Albany Western Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

When booking this tour, everything was easy. Olivier even advised what train to catch from Gar du Nor station to St Quentin. The train trip took just over an hour. He was there to meet us on arrival and showed us to his impeccably clean minibus. I thought I knew a lot about the Anzacs on the Western Front, however... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Olivier's one day Somme tour of Australian sectors was wonderfully presented. The trench maps and photographs contextualised the intensity and strategy of the Australian involvement in the 3 years of trench warfare in the area.

Thank Pietro M
cheminsdhistoire, Propriétaire at Chemins d'Histoire Battlefield Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Pietro, I hope you enjoy your European journey More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Full day private tour with guide Olivier. Highly knowledgeable and informative about western front battle lines, key dates and events. Visited selection of cemeteries, crater, museum and Thiepval memorial to the missing.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Adding the tour of WW1 sites with Oliver was an amazing experience. His passion and dedication to ensuring his guests get the full value of their time spent with him. He uses a special GPS program allows you to see where you would have been travelling during WW1. His knowledge is incredible and he loves to educate his guests. He... More 

1 Thank mapster10
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Informative day with Olivier who was a fantastic guide. Loved the interactive GPS maps that showed the trenches from WWI and also the photos dating back to that time. Quaint little cafe for lunch. Would recommend to anyone as Olivier was very adaptable for his audience.

Thank ianandjane2016
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Travelling to France to visit the WWI battlefields, we decided to ask Olivier if he. Old tailor a tour for us so as to capture all of the places we wished to visit. He more than adequately delivered on our request. In doing so he shaped our trip in such a way that we were provided with an insight into... More 

1 Thank paulcarroll2
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Having started the tour with little knowledge of the Great War, it's progression and the involvement of all the different countries, I ended the tour with a more comprehensive understanding. We booked the tour after deciding on a last minute holiday in which to incorporate something my husband had always wanted to do. Visit and understand more about the Great... More 

1 Thank natwho
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Olivier is an exceptional guide. His knowledge about and enthusiasm for what he does shines though the entire day. His attention to customer communication should also be noted. He responded promptly to every inquiry I made prior to booking and offered advice on where to stay and how to get to a train station where he could meet us. World... More 

2 Thank Sam M

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