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Salient Tours

Menenstraat 5, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 57 21 46 57
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What a day

Great tour. A friend and I booked a morning and afternoon tour and I could not recommend it enough... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andy F
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Leeds
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Excellent Tours - Highly Recommend

A visit to Ypres or surrounds would not be complete without taking in a battle fields tour. The... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Pearlgirl01
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Sydney, Australia
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We can be found in the British Grenadier Bookshop on the Menenstraat which is the short road between the main square and the Menin Gate Memorial.
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Menenstraat 5, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour. A friend and I booked a morning and afternoon tour and I could not recommend it enough. Roger was extremely friendly and knowledgeable and made the tour even better recommending food and pubs for lunch and after he tour while waited for the...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A visit to Ypres or surrounds would not be complete without taking in a battle fields tour. The knowledge the guides have to impart you would never gain yourself trying to visit different historical locations. It is hard to believe but for the military cemetaries...More

Thank Pearlgirl01
Steve D, Owner at Salient Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much for your kind review. I hope you will grace our door again some time. I must say, I am trying to figure out what your 'mud map' was. Trench map? Drawing in the dirt? We had a laugh over that. Cheers! Steve

Reviewed 29 December 2017

Tour guide provided detailed responses to all questions and clearly enjoyed sharing his historical and local knowledge. Guide also tried to personalize sites based on nationalities of visitors. The tour was well run.

Thank Bre H
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This was the highlight of our trip to Bruges. Our friends booked this trip for us as they had done it before and it certainly did not disappoint. Roger was our guide and he was superb, full of interesting facts that made the whole tour...More

Thank Jamie L
Steve D, Owner at Salient Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thanks for the kind review Jamie. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed 24 November 2017

Steve and his guides did a wonderful job of showing us all the key Canadian WWI sites in France and Belgium. My husband is the war buff but the guide made it so informative and interesting the tours we had were the best I have...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

A tour company to be recommended.A recent tour with Roger as the guide confirmed other reviews.Informative,interesting and full of historical facts & figures.Other reviews have confirmed that this is a good outfit to deal with & at least Steve promptly replies to emails(most of the...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Patrick gave us a tour we will never forget. His knowledge of history and his passion was great. Thank you so much Ken & Judy Ottawa

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I did two tours. Both were excellent with the guides going well above what you might expect. Lucas in particular, who ran the Vimy trip, is quite extraordinary in the depth of his knowledge but it is expressed with elan and clarity - you are...More

Thank JohnWh1924
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My grandfather was in the third battle of Ypres in 1917 and I wanted to visit the battlefields where he had been. Roger was an excellent guide and gave an informed three and a half hour tour which really gave me an in depth understanding...More

Thank KeithandDeb h
Steve D, Owner at Salient Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thanks very much for your kind words. Always appreciated.

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Steve found the area where our great uncle perished from records I had and we were taken there as a no charge extra before the main tour. Very impressed with the whole experience. thoroughly recommend.

Thank Matthew P
Steve D, Owner at Salient Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks Matthew. We always try to help, if we can.

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Tanya F
29 November 2017|
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Response from Steve D | Property representative |
I have sent an email response.
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PhilipChantry
25 May 2016|
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Response from Steve D | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for your question. We take many children on the tours and most of them love it. I find that the younger ones are less interested but usually at 10 or 12 yrs they are very keen adn interested and asking all... More
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WestburyBoy
10 March 2016|
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Response from Steve D | Property representative |
Hello, sorry, just saw this question. Doing the two main tours over two days is fine. Many people do that. Or you could do the full day around Ypres and next day head out to Vimy and/or the Somme for the day, if that was of... More
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